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SPOT FORECAST FOR IA 336 - OWL...DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
932 AM MDT FRI JUN 24 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0908 MDT ON JUNE 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED HIGH BASED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED MID DAY
THIS AFTERNOON...WITH ACTIVITY EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
EVENING.  DRY LIGHTNING AND GUSTY DOWNBURST WINDS TO 50 MPH OR MORE
ARE THE MAIN THREATS TODAY AND SATURDAY.  UP TO AN INCH OR MORE OF RAINFALL
AND SMALL MAIL MAY BE POSSIBLE FROM A FEW STORMS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE
OF DAYS. STORM ACTIVITY AND THE FLOODING THREATS GOES UP WILL GO UP AS
EARLY AS SUNDAY...AHEAD OF AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH APPROACHING FROM THE
SOUTHEAST.  THE THREAT FOR FLOODING GOES UP SUNDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH 6 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-1200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11500-11800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD (92400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST 5 TO 7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-19 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH 5 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 6
                    TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL EARLY IN THE MORNING...INCREASING TO
                    10400-11700 FT MID DAY...THEN DECREASING TO 9100 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD (100500 KNOT-FT).

$$
FORECASTER...TRIPOLI
REQUESTED BY...GILA NATIONAL FOREST
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160624.IA336.01/EPZ



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