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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
152 PM MST Fri Nov 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Similar to yesterday, warm and dry weather continues over the
Desert Southwest. Near record high temperatures are expected this
weekend, as an upper level high pressure remains in the region.
Also very dry conditions continue with min RHs in the mid teens
through Monday. The weather pattern will change after mid week as
two cold fronts pass through with no precip chances, except for
the far eastern and northern areas of the region. Vent rates
categories persist mostly in the poor category with improvements
ahead of the cold fronts into the good category on Monday and
Thursday.

&&

...Percentages shown in the sky/weather portion reflect
sky cover amount...

...Mean elevations used to obtain mixing heights as follows:
Zone 110 - Reserve   (5900 ft)
Zone 111 - Deming    (4300 ft)
Zone 112 - Las Cruces(3900 ft)
Zone 113 - Ruidoso   (6900 ft)

Ventilation categories are determined by criteria established
by the state of New Mexico.




NMZ110-251345-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
152 PM MST Fri Nov 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....43-48.
*    Below 7500 ft....41-46.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....33-38 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....42-47 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....65-70.
*    Below 7500 ft....73-77.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....12-16 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....12-14 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......4100 ft AGL increasing to 5900 ft AGL in the
    afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (59000 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....40-45.
*    Below 7500 ft....38-43.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....30-35 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....43-48 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....63-68.
*    Below 7500 ft....70-75.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....15-17 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....14-18 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3400 ft AGL increasing to 6000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (30600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows around 40. Highs around 70. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the upper 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-251345-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
152 PM MST Fri Nov 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....39-44.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........49-54 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....75-80.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........13-18 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      east in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......3600-5300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (26300 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....36-41.
* Max humidity........62-67 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....74-78.
* Min humidity........16-18 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2500-3500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (36400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in
the upper 60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s. East winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ112-251345-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
152 PM MST Fri Nov 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....42-47.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........45-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....72-76.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........15-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      east in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......3900-5200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (29700 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....39-44.
* Max humidity........60-65 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....70-75.
* Min humidity........19-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......2000-3100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (15400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 70s. South
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. East winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-251345-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
152 PM MST Fri Nov 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....44-49.
*    Below 7500 ft....47-52.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....31-36 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....35-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....62-67.
*    Below 7500 ft....69-73.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....16-20 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....16-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4000-4900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (49100 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....41-46.
*    Below 7500 ft....44-49.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....34-39 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....37-42 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....57-61.
*    Below 7500 ft....64-69.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....19-23 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....17-22 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2800-4700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (23900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in
the upper 50s. West winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
mid 50s. West winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-251345-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
152 PM MST Fri Nov 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....45-50.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........44-49 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....73-77.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........18-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2200-3600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (15800 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....42-47.
* Max humidity........65-70 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....73-75.
* Min humidity........20-22 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......2100-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (11700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows around 50. Highs around 70. West winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
mid 60s. East winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-251345-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
152 PM MST Fri Nov 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....45-50.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........42-47 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....72-76.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........19-23 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2600-3400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (15400 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....42-47.
* Max humidity........63-68 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....71-75.
* Min humidity........21-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2200-3800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (16800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s. East winds around 10 mph.

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