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FNUS55 KTWC 240958
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
258 AM MST Mon Apr 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 151 AND 152 INCLUDING
EASTERN PIMA...SANTA CRUZ...COCHSIE...SOUTHERN GRAHAM AND
SOUTHERN GREENLEE COUNTIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH FIRE DANGER
FOR THE SOUTHEAST HALF OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 152 INCLUDING
SOUTHEAST COCHISE COUNTY...

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...Dry conditions with warmer than normal daytime
temperatures will continue through Wednesday. Stronger southwest
winds are expected today along with critically low relative
humidity. A Red Flag Warning is in effect from Monday morning
through Monday evening for parts of Fire Weather Zones 151 and
152.

Although some moisture will move into the area from the west...
stronger winds on Tuesday will result in the potential for
critical fire weather conditions across the southeast portion of
Fire Weather Zone 152. A Fire Weather Watch is in effect from
Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening for Southeast Cochise
county. Otherwise...gusty west to southwest winds will occur each
afternoon this week with the strongest winds occurring Friday.

AZZ150-242245-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
258 AM MST Mon Apr 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........86 to 96 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............7 to 15 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30
  mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........55 to 65 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............46 to 56 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 18 to 22 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 20 mph becoming south 5
  to 10 mph overnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 25 mph increasing to around
  35 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........80 to 90 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 4 to 8 degs.
* Min Humidity.............16 to 26 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 8 to 12 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 15 to 22 mph with gusts to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 45 mph decreasing to around
  35 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 64. Highs 81 to 91.
Northwest wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 11 to 18 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53 to 63. Highs 83 to 93. South
wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 24 pct.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 60. Highs 78 to 88. Southwest
wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 9 to 18 pct.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 73 to 83.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 48 to 58. Highs 78 to 88.

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AZZ151-242245-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
258 AM MST Mon Apr 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........83 to 93 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........73 to 83 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........7 to 13 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........7 to 15 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. Southwest 15 to 25 mph with
  gusts to 40 mph. Strongest wind southern portions.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............8527 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 22 to 27 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (230229 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........48 to 58 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........45 to 55 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........36 to 46 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........34 to 44 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 11 to 15 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy in the evening. Southwest 15 to
  25 mph with gusts to 35 mph in the evening, becoming south 5 to
  15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny then becoming partly
  cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........76 to 86 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........65 to 75 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 4 to 8 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........16 to 26 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........24 to 34 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 12 to 16 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. West 20 to 25 mph with gusts to
  40 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 50 mph decreasing to around
  40 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............6568 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 27 to 31 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (203608 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 48 to 58. Highs 76 to 86. West
wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 10 to 15 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 57. Highs 79 to 89.
Southwest wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 24 pct.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 43 to 53.
Highs 75 to 85. Southwest wind around 30 mph. Minimum Humidity
14 to 24 pct.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 41 to
51. Highs 67 to 77.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 40 to 50. Highs 71 to 81.

NOTE TO USERS - ZONE 151 VENTILATION CATEGORY...MIXING HEIGHT AND
TRANSPORT WINDS ARE BASED ON THE BUENOS AIRES N.W.R. LOCATION
(3500 MSL)

$$

AZZ152-242245-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Graham County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Greenlee County-
Lower Elevations of the San Carlos Apache Nation
in Graham County-Coronado NF-Safford BLM-TDC-
258 AM MST Mon Apr 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MST
THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........81 to 91 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........72 to 82 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........6 to 13 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........6 to 16 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. South 10 to 15 mph becoming
  southwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph in the afternoon.

* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............10096 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 22 to 31 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (312976 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........46 to 56 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........45 to 55 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........30 to 40 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........27 to 37 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 7 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. Southwest 15 to 25 mph with
  gusts to 35 mph in the evening, becoming south 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 35 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny then becoming partly
  cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........75 to 85 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........65 to 75 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 4 to 8 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........14 to 24 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........23 to 33 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 12 to 16 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Windy. West 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
  45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 40 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............7290 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 33 to 37 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (269730 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 74 to 84.
Northwest wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 8 to 16 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55. Highs 77 to 87.
Southwest wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 23 pct.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 41 to 51.
Highs 73 to 83. Southwest wind around 30 mph. Minimum Humidity
14 to 24 pct.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 38 to
48. Highs 64 to 74.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 38 to 48. Highs 68 to 78.

NOTE TO USERS - ZONE 152 VENTILATION CATEGORY...MIXING HEIGHT AND
TRANSPORT WINDS ARE BASED ON THE CHIRICAHUA N.M. LOCATION (5400 MSL)

$$

AZZ153-242245-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
258 AM MST Mon Apr 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........71 to 81 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............8 to 15 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. Southwest 10 to 15 mph increasing
  to southwest 15 to 22 mph with gusts to 35 mph in the
  afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............8174 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 23 to 32 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (261568 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........40 to 50 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............39 to 49 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 5 to 9 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. West 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 40 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature..........63 to 73 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 5 to 9 degs.
* Min Humidity.............21 to 31 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 12 to 16 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Windy. West around 20 mph increasing to
  around 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 45 mph decreasing to around
  35 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............6572 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 28 to 34 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (223448 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36 to 46. Highs 65 to 75.
Northwest wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 11 to 17 pct.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 36 to 46. Highs 67 to 77. West
wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 16 to 26 pct.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 34 to 44.
Highs 63 to 73. Southwest wind around 30 mph. Minimum Humidity
15 to 25 pct.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight
chance of showers. Lows 30 to 40. Highs 54 to 64.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30 to 40. Highs 61 to 71.

NOTE TO USERS - ZONE 153 VENTILATION CATEGORY...MIXING HEIGHT AND
TRANSPORT WINDS ARE BASED ON THE POINT OF PINES LOCATION (6040 MSL)

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