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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
700 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...
MOIST UNSTABLE AIR WILL CONTINUE TO FLOW INTO SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO
AND WEST TEXAS TODAY SO THE BORDERLAND WILL SEE A FEW SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT
WILL THEN BRING HOT...MOSTLY DRY WEATHER THURSDAY THROUGH THE
WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES
AROUND 4 TO 7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE THURSDAY
THROUGH MONDAY WILL BE MAINLY OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS AND
ARIZONA BORDER WITH MOST LOCATIONS HAVING NO MEASURABLE RAINFALL.
LOWEST AFTERNOON HUMIDITY WILL BE AROUND 15 TO 25 PERCENT EACH
DAY.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-232100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
700 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN
                      SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....79-84.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....87-92.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-43 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....31-36 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (125900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....52-57.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....59-64.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....69-74 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....60-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....82-87.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....88-93.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....20-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (145700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 58 TO 63. HIGHS 89 TO 94. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 58 TO 63. HIGHS 89 TO 94. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 59 TO 64. HIGHS 91 TO 96. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.

$$

NMZ111-232100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
700 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN
                      SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-95.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8700 FT AGL IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (191000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....68-72.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......32 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-97.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-22 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (206300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 70. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 70. HIGHS 96 TO 100. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. HIGHS 97 TO 101.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.

$$

NMZ112-232100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
700 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-28 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8900 FT AGL IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (141400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-98.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-22 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (125200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 69 TO 74. HIGHS 95 TO 100. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 69 TO 74. HIGHS 96 TO 101.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 70 TO 75. HIGHS 97 TO 101. EAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.

$$

NMZ113-232100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
700 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....77-82.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....85-90.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-43 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....31-36 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6900 FT AGL IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (105300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....54-59.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....60-65.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....68-73 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....61-66 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......27 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....79-84.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....86-91.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-34 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (95800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 60 TO 65. HIGHS 87 TO 92. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 60 TO 65. HIGHS 88 TO 93. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 61 TO 66. HIGHS 90 TO 95. EAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.

$$

TXZ055-232100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
700 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....94-98.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-24 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (172400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....72-76.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......30 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-100.
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-21 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (135300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS 98 TO 102.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 70S. HIGHS 99 TO 103.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S. HIGHS
100 TO 104. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.

$$

TXZ056-232100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
700 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (173000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-98.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (169500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. HIGHS 95 TO
100. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 70 TO 75. HIGHS 96 TO 101. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 71 TO 76. HIGHS 98 TO 102. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.

$$

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