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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
804 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Dry and warm weather conditions will continue for another couple
of days. Westerly winds Wednesday afternoon will be occasionally
gusty, but should stay below critical levels. Min RH`s the next
two days will be in the 20`s in the lowlands and in the 30`s in
the mountains. By Friday and Saturday a slight chance for rain,
mainly east of the Rio Grande will return. Min RH`s for Sunday and
Monday will be in the teens west of the river and in the 20`s and
30`s east of the river. Cooler temperatures and rain chances are
forecast to spread back across much of the area for the start of
next week as an upper trough from the west starts to interact with
a subtropical moisture plume..


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...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.




NMZ110-201845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
804 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....69-74.
*    Below 7500 ft....78-83.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....23-28 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....23-28 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......5100 ft AGL increasing to 8600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (140600 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....45-50.
*    Below 7500 ft....50-55.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....84-89 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....83-88 percent.
*    24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....67-72.
*    Below 7500 ft....78-83.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....40-45 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....31-36 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6400 ft AGL increasing to 10800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 30 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (241000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ111-201845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
804 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....87-91.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........22-27 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL increasing to 10600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (166400 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....57-61.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........87-92 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....87-91.
* Min humidity........25-30 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6400 ft AGL increasing to 12300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (247500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
West winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ112-201845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
804 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....87-92.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........18-22 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL increasing to 10000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (171000 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....60-64.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........63-68 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....88-93.
* Min humidity........21-25 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7300 ft AGL increasing to 11700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (232100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. South
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. South
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ113-201845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
804 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....69-74.
*    Below 7500 ft....80-85.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....25-30 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....17-22 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6200 ft AGL increasing to 9400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (112100 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....50-54.
*    Below 7500 ft....55-59.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....65-70 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....60-65 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....70-75.
*    Below 7500 ft....80-85.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....31-36 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....23-28 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7500 ft AGL increasing to 10400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (206500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds around
10 mph.

$$

TXZ055-201845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
804 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....90-94.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........21-23 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL increasing to 10200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (148000 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....64-68.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........62-67 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph becoming southwest
                      around 5 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....91-95.
* Min humidity........20-22 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL increasing to 12100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (149900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds around
5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-201845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
804 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....89-94.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........20-24 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7600 ft AGL increasing to 10900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (197100 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....62-66.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........61-66 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph becoming southwest
                      around 5 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....91-95.
* Min humidity........20-24 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7500 ft AGL increasing to 11800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (143700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 90. South winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds around
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds around
10 mph.

$$

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