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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
711 AM MDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Drier southwest flow will resume over the region and area fire
zones...ahead of a developing low pressure trough over the
western states. Breezy to locally windy afternoons will be on tap
through mid week with slight chances for late day storms...mainly
for area mountains and over the southern deserts. Winds turn more
southerly later this week...as the trough deepens further over
the west. Min RH will range from the lower 30s over the
bootheel...to the upper teens across the Tularosa basin.


&&

...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.




NMZ110-191830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
711 AM MDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....69-74.
*    Below 7500 ft....78-83.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....27-32 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....23-27 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6400 ft AGL increasing to 9700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 30 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (249700 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....44-48.
*    Below 7500 ft....50-55.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....62-67 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....65-70 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph decreasing to around
                      10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....69-74.
*    Below 7500 ft....78-83.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....24-29 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....23-28 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......4900 ft AGL increasing to 7700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (128700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ111-191830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
711 AM MDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent) through mid
  day...then partly cloudy (40-50 percent) with a slight chance
  for showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....87-91.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........22-26 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7100 ft AGL increasing to 11400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (270100 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent) with a slight
  chance of showers and thunderstorms early...then mostly clear
  (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....58-62.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........77-82 percent.
*    24 hr trend......22 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph decreasing to around
                      10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....86-90.
* Min humidity........23-27 percent.
* 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.......5300 ft AGL increasing to 9700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (155500 knot-ft).


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

$$

NMZ112-191830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
711 AM MDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....88-93.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........18-22 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7700 ft AGL increasing to 11300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (267700 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....61-65.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........58-63 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 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........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....87-92.
* Min humidity........18-22 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5700 ft AGL increasing to 8900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (159300 knot-ft).


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

$$

NMZ113-191830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
711 AM MDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent) through mid
  day...then partly cloudy (40-50 percent) with a slight chance
  for showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....70-75.
*    Below 7500 ft....80-85.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....27-32 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....19-24 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7800-9600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 35 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (251900 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....50-54.
*    Below 7500 ft....55-59.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....63-68 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....56-61 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....70-75.
*    Below 7500 ft....80-85.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....25-30 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....18-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5000 ft AGL increasing to 8400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (120800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. South
winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ055-191830-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
711 AM MDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent) through mid
  day...then partly cloudy (40-50 percent) with a slight chance
  for showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....90-94.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........20-22 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......7700 ft AGL increasing to 11900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (241600 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent) with a slight
  chance of showers and thunderstorms early...then mostly clear
  (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....Around 70.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........58-63 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....89-93.
* Min humidity........21-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5400 ft AGL increasing to 9200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (132600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the lower 90s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs around 90. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-191830-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
711 AM MDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent) through mid
  day...then partly cloudy (40-50 percent) with a slight chance
  for showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

* Max temperature.....89-94.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........21-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL increasing to 12300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (234700 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent) with a slight
  chance of showers and thunderstorms early...then mostly clear
  (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....64-68.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........61-66 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....88-92.
* Min humidity........21-25 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6900 ft AGL increasing to 10200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (157100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 90. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.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 chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. South
winds around 10 mph.

$$
Tripoli



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