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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
149 PM MDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...
An uptick in storms is expected Wednesday and Thursday...as weak
disturbances move over New Mexico. Also on Wednesday...a
weak front will approach from the northeast and contribute to
storm enhancement. In addition to lightning...the risk for flash
flooding and strong winds increases both days. Storm regeneration
over the area into the evening hours on Wednesday is a possibility.
More of the storms later Thursday may be accompanied by hail. Min
RH this afternoon will range from the upper 20s SW lowlands...to
lower 50s Sacramento mountains. Values increase roughly 4-8 percent
each day through Friday.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-231245-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
149 PM MDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....53-55.
*    Below 7500 ft....57-62.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....73-78 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....70-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      northwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 2400, then 2.
* Haines index........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent) until 1200,
                      then mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Slight
                      chance of showers and thunderstorms until
                      1200, then scattered showers and
                      thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....75-80.
*    Below 7500 ft....83-88.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....35-40 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....32-37 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL increasing to 10100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (65400 knot-ft).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....51-53.
*    Below 7500 ft....54-59.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....90-95 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....94-99 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....69-74.
*    Below 7500 ft....78-83.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....45-50 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....39-44 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8500 ft AGL increasing to 10800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (48400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80. East winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80. Northeast winds around
5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-231245-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
149 PM MDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....64-68.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........77-82 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 2400, then 2.
* Haines index........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....89-93.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........30-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6800 ft AGL increasing to 11200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (71100 knot-ft).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....61-65.
* Max humidity........94-99 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      northeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....84-88.
* Min humidity........37-41 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4200 ft AGL increasing to 10500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (64700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds around
5 mph.

$$

NMZ112-231245-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
149 PM MDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....65-69.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........78-83 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 2400, then 2.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....88-93.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........32-37 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6300 ft AGL increasing to 11000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (64400 knot-ft).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....62-66.
* Max humidity........89-94 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....83-87.
* Min humidity........38-43 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4400 ft AGL increasing to 10100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (53100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-231245-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
149 PM MDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
                      then isolated showers and thunderstorms after
                      midnight.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....50-54.
*    Below 7500 ft....56-61.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....95-100 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....94-99 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 5 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4 until 2400, then 3.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms until 1200, then
                      scattered showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....70-74.
*    Below 7500 ft....78-83.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....51-56 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....44-49 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6400 ft AGL increasing to 9300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (66400 knot-ft).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....50-54.
*    Below 7500 ft....55-59.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....94-99 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....97-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....66-71.
*    Below 7500 ft....76-81.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....60-65 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....48-53 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4800 ft AGL increasing to 8500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (43500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds around
5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-231245-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
149 PM MDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....68-72.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........76-81 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 5 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms after 1200. Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms late in the day.
* Max temperature.....90-94.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........31-36 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 3 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6200 ft AGL increasing to 11000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (56900 knot-ft).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....65-69.
* Max humidity........85-90 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....86-90.
* Min humidity........39-43 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......2800 ft AGL increasing to 7700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (46900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds around
5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-231245-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
149 PM MDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....65-69.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........81-86 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 5 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 2400, then 2.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....87-91.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........37-42 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 5 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6600 ft AGL increasing to 10600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (95600 knot-ft).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....62-66.
* Max humidity........93-98 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....84-88.
* Min humidity........41-46 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5200 ft AGL increasing to 8200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (57200 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds around 5 mph.

$$
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