Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ARIZONA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
242 PM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...ANOTHER NIGHT OF WIDESPREAD FREEZING TEMPERATURES
TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING WITH A HARD FREEZE FOR MANY AREAS LOWER
DESERT LOCATIONS. TEMPERATURES WILL WARM UP SOME EARLY NEXT WEEK
BEFORE ANOTHER COLD...WINDY AND WET SYSTEM MOVES IN MIDWEEK. EXPECT
WIDESPREAD VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT
INTO THURSDAY...WITH SNOW POTENTIALLY REACHING THE VALLEY FLOORS
EAST OF TUCSON THURSDAY EVENING.

AZZ150-281415-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO OODHAM NATION-TDC-
242 PM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........27 TO 37 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............58 TO 68 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........51 TO 61 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 4 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............21 TO 31 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 5 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..EAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE MORNING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........28 TO 38 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............52 TO 62 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........54 TO 64 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............16 TO 26 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 30 TO 40. HIGHS 56 TO 66. SOUTH
WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 19 TO 29 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 44.
HIGHS 53 TO 63. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY
37 TO 47 PCT.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 29 TO 39.
HIGHS 46 TO 56. WEST WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 50 TO
60 PCT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 26 TO 36.
HIGHS 44 TO 54.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 26 TO 36. HIGHS 46 TO 56.

$$

AZZ151-281415-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
242 PM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........19 TO 31 DEGS.
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........21 TO 31 DEGS.
24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........58 TO 73 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........45 TO 60 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 16 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20
     MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........47 TO 57 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........39 TO 51 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 5 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........16 TO 29 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........17 TO 31 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE MORNING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............2653 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........EAST 7 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 5
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....MARGINAL (13265 KNOT-FT).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........24 TO 34 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........25 TO 35 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 4 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........48 TO 63 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........33 TO 48 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 10 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........49 TO 61 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........42 TO 54 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........15 TO 30 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........17 TO 27 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............2546 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHEAST 7 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST 4 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....MARGINAL (10184 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 26 TO 36. HIGHS 49 TO 64. SOUTH
WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 15 TO 28 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 27 TO
40. HIGHS 49 TO 64. SOUTH WIND AROUND 30 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY
29 TO 44 PCT.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 25 TO 35. HIGHS 42 TO 57. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND
30 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 45 TO 60 PCT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 21 TO 31. HIGHS 39 TO 51.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 21 TO 31. HIGHS 40 TO 55.

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

$$

AZZ152-281415-
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-
242 PM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........15 TO 25 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........12 TO 27 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........69 TO 84 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........55 TO 70 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15
     MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........44 TO 54 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........37 TO 52 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 4 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........19 TO 32 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........18 TO 33 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............2050 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........EAST 6 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 4
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....POOR (8200 KNOT-FT).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........21 TO 31 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........22 TO 32 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 6 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........51 TO 66 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........40 TO 55 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 17 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........47 TO 57 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........40 TO 55 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........16 TO 28 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........17 TO 29 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............2182 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHEAST 4 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE WEST 7
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....MARGINAL (15274 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 22 TO 32. HIGHS 45 TO 59. SOUTH
WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 16 TO 29 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 24 TO
34. HIGHS 45 TO 60. SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY 25 TO 40 PCT.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 24 TO 34. HIGHS 41 TO 56. SOUTH WIND AROUND 25 MPH.
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 41 TO 56 PCT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS. LOWS
20 TO 30. HIGHS 37 TO 51.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 19 TO 29. HIGHS 38 TO 53.

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

$$

AZZ153-281415-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153
NORTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
WHITE AND GILA MOUNTAINS-APACHE SITGREAVES NF-SDC-
242 PM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........12 TO 22 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............65 TO 75 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 10
  MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........36 TO 46 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 5 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............22 TO 32 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 12 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............1741 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTH 5 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
  7 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....MARGINAL (12187 KNOT-FT).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........17 TO 27 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 4 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............48 TO 58 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 16 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........39 TO 49 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............18 TO 28 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............1720 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTH 6 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE WEST 13
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....FAIR (22360 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 17 TO 27. HIGHS 41 TO 51. SOUTHEAST
WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 20 TO 30 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 19 TO 29. HIGHS 40 TO 50. SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 25 MPH.
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 32 TO 42 PCT.
.NEW YEARS DAY...SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 18 TO 28.
HIGHS 35 TO 45. SOUTH WIND AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 56 TO
66 PCT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 13 TO 23.
HIGHS 31 TO 41.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 14 TO 24. HIGHS 33 TO 43.

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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