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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
156 PM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will bring seasonably warm dry weather across Southern
New Mexico and west Texas today through Wednesday. A weak
backdoor cold front will push in Thursday night into early Friday
and shift the winds to more easterly and drop temps a few degrees
as well as bring a slight risk of light rain showers to the most
southern portions of Southern New Mexico and Far West Texas.
Another cold front will cause more cooling next Sunday and Monday
and bring a threat of some rain/snow showers also. Winds will be
around 5 to 15 mph through Friday possibly increasing to around 15
to 20 mph Saturday and Sunday. Min RH for Tuesday and Wednesday
will run from 15% to 25%.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-131230-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
156 PM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....19-23.
*    Below 7500 ft....23-28.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....36-41 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....42-47 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      north after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....52-56.
*    Below 7500 ft....58-62.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....11-13 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....11-15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph shifting to the west
                      in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......1800 ft AGL increasing to 4800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (29000 knot-ft).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....26-30.
*    Below 7500 ft....29-34.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....29-34 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....36-41 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....50-54.
*    Below 7500 ft....57-62.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....14-16 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....13-15 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3400 ft AGL increasing to 6700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 30 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (143600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 50s.
North winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 50s.
West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-131230-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
156 PM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....27-29.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........56-61 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....61-65.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........16-21 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......1600 ft AGL increasing to 8100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (60300 knot-ft).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....33-35.
* Max humidity........54-59 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....62-66.
* Min humidity........15-19 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3800 ft AGL increasing to 7600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (159400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 50s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 60.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. West winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ112-131230-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
156 PM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....26-31.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........49-54 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph shifting to the north
                      after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....59-63.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........14-18 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph shifting to the west
                      in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......1300-2800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (30200 knot-ft).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....31-35.
* Max humidity........45-50 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      northeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....57-61.
* Min humidity........17-21 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      northwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......2200 ft AGL increasing to 7300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (125000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-131230-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
156 PM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....23-27.
*    Below 7500 ft....28-32.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....31-36 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....32-37 percent.
*    24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....51-55.
*    Below 7500 ft....57-62.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....11-13 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....10-14 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......1600 ft AGL increasing to 5500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (50000 knot-ft).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....Around 30.
*    Below 7500 ft....30-32.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....34-39 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....40-45 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....45-49.
*    Below 7500 ft....50-54.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....21-23 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....19-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      northeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......2700 ft AGL increasing to 7200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (99100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ055-131230-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
156 PM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....32-34.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........56-61 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....61-63.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-22 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      northwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......1200-2500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (19500 knot-ft).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....36-38.
* Max humidity........53-58 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....59-63.
* Min humidity........22-24 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      west in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......1300 ft AGL increasing to 4700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (92800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. West winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-131230-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
156 PM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....31-33.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........59-64 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph shifting to the west
                      after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....60-64.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........22-24 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......1400-3000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (32200 knot-ft).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....34-38.
* Max humidity........55-60 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....57-61.
* Min humidity........25-29 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph shifting to the west
                      in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......1800 ft AGL increasing to 6600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (159400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 50s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. West winds around 10 mph.

$$

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