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FNUS74 KEPZ 241530
FWSEPZ

SPOT FORECAST FOR WEST MOUNTAIN RX...LINCOLN NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
930 AM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0935 MDT ON JULY 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
UPPER HIGH WILL BE SLOWLY SHIFTING TO THE WEST THROUGH THE WEEK
ALLOWING FOR SOME INCREASING MOISTURE TO MOVE AROUND IT.
MOISTURE WILL REMAIN LIMITED TODAY AND MONDAY WITH JUST ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED. BETTER CHANCES START TUESDAY
AND CONTINUE THROUGH MIDWEEK. WINDS WILL BE SHIFTING MORE TO THE
EAST TO SOUTHEAST THE NEXT DAY BUT REMAIN FAIRLY LIGHT EXCEPT
NEAR THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE COOLING DOWN AS WELL
WITH THE INCREASING MOISTURE ALLOWING FOR MUCH HIGHER
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...ESPECIALLY BY TUESDAY.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING EAST 2 TO 7 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12300-13200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD (100700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10400-11200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD (102200 KNOT-FT).

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FORECASTER...GRZYWACZ
REQUESTED BY...MAGGIE ROBERTS
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160724.WESTM.01/EPZ



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