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FNUS74 KEPZ 021620
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR RESERVE WUI PILES...GNF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
920 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0925 MST ON MARCH 02.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
AN APPROACHING TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING INCREASINGLY GUSTY
SOUTHWEST WINDS TO THE AREA ALONG WITH INCREASING RAIN SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS WILL TAPER OFF AFTER THE SYSTEM PASSES THROUGH
AROUND MIDNIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL DROP BELOW FREEZING AND A FEW LEFT-
OVER RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER INTO THE MORNING.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    OVERCAST WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS INCREASING
                    THIS AFTERNOON.
CWR.................70 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........46 AT IGNITION...MAX 55.
RH..................75 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 55 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH-SOUTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    INCREASING TO 15 TO 18 MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 2700-3900
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 30 KNOTS.
VENT RATE...........117,000 KNOT-FEET (VERY GOOD)

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS BEFORE MIDNIGHT.
                    SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH
                    LITTLE ACCUMULATION EXPECTED.
CWR.................80 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 28.
RH..................MAX 73 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH-SOUTHWEST 12 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO
                    10 MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 49.
RH..................MIN 30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH 7 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5600-6200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 18 KNOTS.
VENT RATE...........111,600 KNOT-FEET (VERY GOOD)

$$
FORECASTER...HARDIMAN
REQUESTED BY...IC
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150302.RESER.01/EPZ





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