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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR GRINDSTONE RX...NM-LNF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
942 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0935 MDT ON OCTOBER 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND OVER THE FIRE WEATHER ZONES
COURTESY OF WESTERLY WINDS ALOFT AND HIGH PRESSURE. A DRY WEAK
COLD FRONT FROM THE NORTH WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO AND
FAR WEST TEXAS TONIGHT COOLING TEMPERATURES TO NEAR NORMAL ON
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. THE FRONT WILL SHIFT THE WINDS TO THE NORTH
STARTING AROUND NOON THURSDAY WITH A SLIGHT INCREASE IN THE MIN RH
VALUES.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
CWR.................
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST 3 TO 8 BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 GUST 20
                    MPH BY AFTN.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3000-4700 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
VENT CAT............74000 KTFT GOOD.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
CWR.................
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46 TO 51.
MAX HUMIDITY........48 TO 53 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST 12 TO 17 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-3500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 700-1400 FT AGL
                    IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 19 KNOTS.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
CWR.................
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 GUST TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3300-4900 FT AGL
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
VENT CAT............60000 KTFT GOOD.

$$
FORECASTER...NOVLAN
REQUESTED BY...NM-ADC
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141001.GRIND.01/EPZ





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