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FNUS74 KEPZ 301720
FWSEPZ

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SKI APACHE...NM-LNF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1120 AM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 MDT ON OCTOBER 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

FORECAST ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN CENTERED OVER THE AREA TODAY...RESULTING
IN LIGHT WINDS...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES...AND POOR VENTILATION
RATES. A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...CAUSING WINDS TO SHIFT
FROM THE NORTH TO THE SOUTH BY FRIDAY. THIS FRONT WILL ALSO PROVIDE
A BOOST IN LOW LEVEL MOISTURE AS WINDS TURN SOUTHEASTERLY. AN
INCOMING UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL INCREASE WINDS ALOFT FRIDAY...SO
EXPECT INCREASING WINDS THROUGH THE DAY OUT OF THE SOUTH TO
SOUTHWEST. DESPITE INCREASED WINDS...VENTILATION RATES WILL REMAIN
POOR. TEMPERATURES WILL BE COOLER FRIDAY WITH INCREASED CLOUD
COVERAGE.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-24 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHERLY 5 TO 7 MPH BECOMING TERRAIN
                    INFLUENCED LESS THAN 6 MPH AFTER 1400.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-4300 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2000 FT AGL LATE
                    IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 4000-5300
                    FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON DECREASING TO 3100 FT
                    AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
VENT RATE...........POOR.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-34.
MAX HUMIDITY........50-56 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST 7 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 8 TO 11 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......-100-1200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4200-4900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
VENT RATE...........POOR IN THE MORNING BECOMING FAIR IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...24 BY WFO ABQ
REQUESTED BY...NM-ADC
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141030.SKIAP.02/EPZ








000
FNUS74 KEPZ 291457
FWSEPZ

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR ECKLEBERGER...NM GNF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
857 AM MDT WED OCT 29 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0840 MDT ON OCTOBER 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BE BUILDING OVER THE REGION OVER THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS. THIS RIDGE WILL LEAD TO LIGHT WINDS THROUGHOUT THE
LOWER LEVELS AND POOR VENT RATES. LITTLE CHANGE IN TEMPERATURES
IS EXPECTED NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS WITH MID 60S COMMON FOR HIGHS.
DRIER AIR WILL GRADUALLY BE FILTERING IN WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES FALLING BELOW 20 PERCENT THURSDAY. AN UPPER LEVEL
TROUGH WILL BE MOVING ONSHORE THIS WEEKEND WHICH WILL BRING IN
MOIST AIR WITH AN INCREASING SOUTHWESTERLY WIND.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE 2 TO 6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3500-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 4 KNOTS.
VENT RATE...........POOR.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........DOWNSLOPE 3 TO 7 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-3500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 200-500 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 3 KNOTS.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 8 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3300-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 4 KNOTS.
VENT RATE...........POOR.

$$
FORECASTER...GRZYWACZ
REQUESTED BY...PEDRO VALENZUELA
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141029.ECKLE.01/EPZ








000
FNUS74 KEPZ 281424
FWSEPZ

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SKI APACHE RX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
824 AM MDT TUE OCT 28 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0810 MDT ON OCTOBER 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
WEST-NORTHWEST FLOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE REGION AND KEEP TEMPERATURES
PRETTY PERSISTENT OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. LOW MIXING HEIGHTS DUE
TO THE HIGH ELEVATION WILL KEEP VENT RATES POOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL REMAIN IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S.
AN UPPER RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION THURSDAY AND BRING A FEW
DEGREES OF WARMING AND SLIGHTLY HIGHER MIXING HEIGHTS...BUT
LIGHT WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO KEEP VENT RATES POOR.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST-SOUTHWEST 3 TO 8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 1200-1800 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
VENT RATE...........POOR.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........DOWNSLOPE 3 TO 7 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 4 KNOTS.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST-SOUTHWEST 3 TO 8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 1100-1700 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
VENT RATE...........POOR.

$$
FORECASTER...GRZYWACZ
REQUESTED BY...SEAN DONALDSON
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141028.SKIAP.01/EPZ








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