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
300 AM MST FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
A VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 151...152 AND
SOUTHERN 153 INCLUDING EASTERN PIMA...SOUTHEAST PINAL...SANTA
CRUZ...COCHISE...GRAHAM AND SOUTHERN GREENLEE COUNTIES...

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

.DISCUSSION...STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED AGAIN
TODAY AS A STORM SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE REGION FROM THE WEST. THE
CORE OF THE STRONG WINDS SHIFTING EASTWARD FROM TUCSON INTO COCHISE
COUNTY AND AREAS ADJACENT TO THE NEW MEXICO BORDER. RED FLAG
WARNINGS FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
AND A HIGH FIRE DANGER RATING ARE IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST
FRIDAY. COOLER TEMPERATURES AND INCREASED MOISTURE WILL THEN MOVE
INTO THE AREA LATE FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

AZZ150-062215-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION-TDC-
300 AM MST FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........69 TO 79 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 16 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............25 TO 35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 17 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTH AROUND 50 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST
  AND DECREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1 IN THE MORNING...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
  AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........47 TO 57 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 5 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............75 TO 85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 14 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTH
  AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........30 PCT.
* LAL......................2 UNTIL 2300...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........70 TO 80 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............23 TO 33 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 49 TO 59.
HIGHS 73 TO 83. LIGHT WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 20 TO 30 PCT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 61. HIGHS 77 TO 87. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 15 TO 25 PCT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 53 TO 63. HIGHS 82 TO 92. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 20 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57 TO 67. HIGHS 86 TO 96.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57 TO 67. HIGHS 88 TO 98.

$$

AZZ151-062215-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
300 AM MST FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........70 TO 80 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........60 TO 70 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 13 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........8 TO 18 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........10 TO 20 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 TO 10 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTH AROUND 55 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND
  40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............7062 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
  32 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (225984 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........41 TO 51 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........35 TO 45 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 8 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........70 TO 80 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........67 TO 77 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH DECREASING
  TO 5 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........68 TO 78 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........57 TO 67 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........16 TO 26 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........19 TO 29 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO
  AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............9790 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 7 TO 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (127270 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 43 TO 53.
HIGHS 67 TO 77. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY
21 TO 31 PCT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 54. HIGHS 72 TO 82. SOUTHWEST
WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 15 TO 25 PCT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48 TO 58. HIGHS 77 TO 87. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 20 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 60. HIGHS 82 TO 92.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52 TO 62. HIGHS 84 TO 94.

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

$$

AZZ152-062215-
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-
300 AM MST FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........75 TO 85 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........65 TO 75 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 10 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........6 TO 14 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........8 TO 18 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 0 TO 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST AROUND 50 MPH BECOMING SOUTH
  AND DECREASING TO AROUND 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............9637 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 23 KNOTS INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
  35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (337295 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST
  EARLY IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........40 TO 50 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........36 TO 46 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 9 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........54 TO 64 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........51 TO 61 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 14 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH DECREASING
  TO 5 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........69 TO 79 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........59 TO 69 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 6 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........13 TO 23 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........17 TO 27 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO
  WEST AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH DECREASING TO
  AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............11963 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 7 KNOTS INCREASING TO 17 KNOTS
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (203371 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 40 TO 50.
HIGHS 65 TO 75. WEST WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 21 TO
31 PCT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 69 TO 79. SOUTHWEST
WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 16 TO 26 PCT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 55. HIGHS 75 TO 85. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 11 TO 21 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48 TO 58. HIGHS 79 TO 89.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 60. HIGHS 80 TO 90.

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

$$

AZZ153-062215-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153
NORTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
WHITE AND GILA MOUNTAINS-APACHE SITGREAVES NF-SDC-
300 AM MST FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING FOR SOUTHERN PORTIONS...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........65 TO 75 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 10 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............8 TO 18 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTH 40 TO 45 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............9519 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 24 KNOTS INCREASING TO 37 KNOTS IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (352203 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........32 TO 42 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 10 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............66 TO 76 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 27 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH DECREASING
  TO 5 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........58 TO 68 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 7 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............19 TO 29 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO
  AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............8985 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 11 KNOTS INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 21
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (188685 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 33 TO 43. HIGHS
56 TO 66. WEST WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 31 TO 41 PCT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 45.
HIGHS 62 TO 72. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY
23 TO 33 PCT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 67 TO 77. SOUTHWEST
WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 15 TO 25 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 41 TO 51. HIGHS 70 TO 80.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 72 TO 82.

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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