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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR JORDAN...STATE OF NEW MEXICO FORESTRY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
927 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0851 MDT ON APRIL 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
DRY AND SEASONABLY WARM TODAY WITH LIGHT WINDS AS WEAK HIGH
PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE AREA. MINIMUM HUMIDTY IN THE SINGLE
DIGITS TO LOW TEENS. DRY AND VERY WARM FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND
BECOMING BREEZY BY NOON...BUT MOST LIKELY BELOW CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CRITERIA. HAINES INDICES 5 OR 6 (MODERATE OR HIGH)
TODAY AND FRIDAY. VERY WINDY SATURDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW
CROSSES THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES. STRONG WINDS WITH LOW HUMIDITY
AND VERY DRY FUELS WILL CAUSE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
SATURDAY. BREEZY TO WINDY SUNDAY WITH AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES
BELOW NORMAL. WINDS WILL LIKELY REACH CRITICAL THRESHOLDS SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...BUT HUMIDITY WILL PROBABLY BE ABOVE 15 PERCENT. THERE
IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS SATURDAY AFTERNOON...OTHERWISE NO
RAIN IN SIGHT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........6-11 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST 3 TO 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 8
                    TO 14 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 7200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 12 KNOTS.
VENTILATION.........GOOD (86400 KNOT-FT).


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH 7 TO 12 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 6 KNOTS.


.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........5-10 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH MORNING...INCREASING TO
                    12 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 28 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT (180000 KNOT-FT).


$$
FORECASTER...PARK
REQUESTED BY...SILVER CITY  DISPATCH
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140424.JORDA.01/EPZ






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