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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ARIZONA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
247 PM MST WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND A HIGH TO VERY HIGH
FIRE DANGER FOR EASTERN FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150...AND MOST OF FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 151 AND 152 INCLUDING SOUTHERN PINAL...CENTRAL
PIMA...EASTERN PIMA...SANTA CRUZ...COCHISE...SOUTHERN GRAHAM AND
SOUTHERN GREENLEE COUNTIES...

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

.DISCUSSION...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS...LOW HUMIDITIES AND A HIGH TO
VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER RATING TODAY HAVE RESULTED IN A RED FLAG
WARNING IN EFFECT FOR MOST OF SOUTHEAST ARIZONA THROUGH 7 PM MST.
ALTHOUGH WINDS WILL SUBSIDE IN THE EARLY EVENING...LOCALIZED STRONG
WINDS IN THE HUACHUCA MOUNTAINS IN SOUTHWEST COCHISE COUNTY WILL BE
POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT. WINDS WILL BE LIGHTER THURSDAY AND FRIDAY ACROSS
THE REGION WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRY THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WHITE
MOUNTAINS BOTH AFTERNOONS. DRY AND SLIGHTLY COOLER THAN NORMAL THIS
WEEKEND WITH MORE TYPICAL DIURNAL WINDS.

AZZ150-261430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION-TDC-
247 PM MST WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR EASTERN PORTIONS...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........47 TO 57 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 5 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............58 TO 68 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 15 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO
  40 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO
  AROUND 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........77 TO 87 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............13 TO 22 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH
  OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........50 TO 60 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............42 TO 52 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 18 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........83 TO 93 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 6 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............10 TO 16 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54 TO 64. HIGHS 87 TO 97. SOUTH
WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 8 TO 15 PCT.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 56 TO 66. HIGHS 86 TO 96. SOUTH WIND AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 8 TO 13 PCT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...CLEAR. LOWS 56 TO 66. HIGHS 88 TO 98. SOUTH WIND
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 8 TO 14 PCT.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 58 TO 68. HIGHS 88 TO 98.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 58 TO 68. HIGHS 90 TO 100.

$$

AZZ151-261430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
247 PM MST WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........44 TO 54 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........40 TO 50 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........45 TO 55 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........38 TO 48 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH DECREASING
  TO AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........72 TO 82 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........61 TO 71 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 7 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........11 TO 21 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........16 TO 26 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 5 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 MPH
  WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND
  15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............9463 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 8 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE WEST
  15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (141945 KNOT-FT).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........45 TO 55 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........42 TO 52 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........37 TO 47 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........36 TO 46 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........77 TO 87 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........66 TO 76 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 5 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........9 TO 17 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........12 TO 22 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 15
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............11344 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTHEAST 5 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE WEST 7
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....VERY GOOD (79408 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 49 TO 59. HIGHS 81 TO 91. SOUTH
WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 8 TO 13 PCT.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 49 TO 59. HIGHS 81 TO 91. SOUTH WIND AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 8 TO 14 PCT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 60. HIGHS 82 TO 92. SOUTH WIND
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 8 TO 14 PCT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 61. HIGHS 81 TO 91.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 61. HIGHS 83 TO 93.

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

$$

AZZ152-261430-
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-
247 PM MST WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLEAR. PATCHY BLOWING DUST EARLY IN THE
  EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........43 TO 53 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........39 TO 49 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........34 TO 44 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........32 TO 42 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH
  DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO
  AROUND 40 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........71 TO 81 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........61 TO 71 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 9 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........10 TO 20 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........14 TO 24 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 5 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 MPH
  WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH BECOMING WEST
  AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............9483 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 13 TO 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (189660 KNOT-FT).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........41 TO 51 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........38 TO 48 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........39 TO 49 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........37 TO 47 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 5 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO
  AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........76 TO 86 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........65 TO 75 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 5 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........7 TO 17 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........12 TO 22 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............11694 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTHWEST 9 TO 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (116940 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46 TO 56. HIGHS 79 TO 89. SOUTH
WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 7 TO 13 PCT.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 47 TO 57. HIGHS 79 TO 89. SOUTH WIND AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 7 TO 15 PCT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...CLEAR. LOWS 48 TO 58. HIGHS 80 TO 90. SOUTHWEST
WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 8 TO 14 PCT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 60. HIGHS 79 TO 89.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 60. HIGHS 81 TO 91.

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

$$

AZZ153-261430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153
NORTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
WHITE AND GILA MOUNTAINS-APACHE SITGREAVES NF-SDC-
247 PM MST WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........35 TO 45 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............46 TO 56 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 8 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........60 TO 70 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 11 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............15 TO 25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 MPH
  WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............9010 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (162180 KNOT-FT).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........37 TO 47 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............48 TO 58 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........67 TO 77 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 6 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............12 TO 22 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............10987 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTHWEST 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (109870 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 71 TO 81.
SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 10 TO 15 PCT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 72 TO 82. SOUTH WIND
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 9 TO 15 PCT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 54. HIGHS 73 TO 83.
SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 10 TO 15 PCT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 45 TO 55. HIGHS 71 TO 81.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 46 TO 56. HIGHS 73 TO 83.

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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