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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
144 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Showers and thunderstorms expected through the night, especially
eastern zones as upper disturbance moves through. Some storms may
become strong to severe with hail and strong winds.  On back side of
disturbance, winds will be shifting around to the west to southwest
at 10-20 mph and bring in much drier air through early next week.
Minimum relative humidities will be falling back into the teens by
Saturday with gusty winds which could bring some areas close to
critical conditions. Near to slightly above average temperatures
will continue next week with lighter winds and dry conditions. Vent
rates will be very good to excellent next couple of days before
falling off into the poor to fair categories Sunday and Monday.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-201315-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
144 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....39-44.
*    Below 7500 ft....42-47.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....78-83 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....84-89 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....61-66.
*    Below 7500 ft....72-77.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....28-33 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....21-26 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4100 ft AGL increasing to 8100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (201900 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....35-40.
*    Below 7500 ft....39-44.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....76-81 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....74-79 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph decreasing to around
                      10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....58-63.
*    Below 7500 ft....69-74.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....18-23 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....16-20 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3000 ft AGL increasing to 6000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (77700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 60s.
North winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
North winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
North winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-201315-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
144 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....50-54.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........67-72 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph shifting to the east
                      after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....81-85.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........17-19 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4400 ft AGL increasing to 9800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (237800 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....49-53.
* Max humidity........67-72 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....76-80.
* Min humidity........17-19 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3400 ft AGL increasing to 6000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (73000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ112-201315-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
144 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Numerous
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
                      then isolated showers and thunderstorms after
                      midnight.
* Min temperature.....52-56.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........82-87 percent.
*    24 hr trend......14 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      east after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......80 percent.
* LAL.................5 until 2400, then 2.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....79-84.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........20-24 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5400 ft AGL increasing to 8900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (212300 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....51-56.
* Max humidity........59-64 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....74-79.
* Min humidity........16-20 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3900 ft AGL increasing to 6300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (101300 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
North winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-201315-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
144 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Periods of
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
                      then scattered showers and thunderstorms
                      after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....42-46.
*    Below 7500 ft....47-52.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....94-99 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....89-94 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......80 percent.
* LAL.................5 until 2400, then 4.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent) until 1200,
                      then mostly sunny (20-30 percent). Patchy fog
                      until 0900.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....62-67.
*    Below 7500 ft....68-73.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....31-36 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....27-31 percent.
*    24 hr trend......23 percent drier.
* 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........3.
* Mixing height.......5200 ft AGL increasing to 7600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (190500 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....42-46.
*    Below 7500 ft....48-52.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....65-70 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....57-62 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 37 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....58-63.
*    Below 7500 ft....66-71.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....23-27 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....18-22 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 35 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3900-5500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (124600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-201315-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
144 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
                      then isolated showers and thunderstorms after
                      midnight.
* Min temperature.....57-61.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........75-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4 until 2400, then 2.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....83-87.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........19-21 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5900 ft AGL increasing to 10200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (196900 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....57-61.
* Max humidity........57-62 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....77-81.
* Min humidity........19-21 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3700-5600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (104100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
North winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northeast winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ056-201315-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
144 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      thunderstorms in the evening. Scattered rain
                      showers through the night. Scattered
                      thunderstorms after midnight.
* Min temperature.....54-58.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........78-83 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent) until 1200,
                      then mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....83-88.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-22 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5900 ft AGL increasing to 10300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (217600 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....56-60.
* Max humidity........57-62 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....78-83.
* Min humidity........18-22 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4100 ft AGL increasing to 6100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (134900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
North winds around 10 mph.

$$
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