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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
114 PM MDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Subtropical moisture is returning to southern New Mexico and Far
West Texas channeled in from the south. A weak backdoor front has
pushed in from the east allowing the moisture to focus on its
boundary. The result will be a marked increase in shower and
thunderstorm activity with an enhanced risk of flash flooding in
some areas. Areal coverage and intensity will be at its greatest
tonight and into Thursday morning, as an upper trough passes through
the are. Again, heavy rain and flash flooding are possible.
Thunderstorms will decrease in coverage later Thursday and remain
isolated over lowland zones and scattered over mountain zones
through the weekend into the beginning of next week. Min RHs will
remain above 30 percent through most of the forecast period.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-241215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
114 PM MDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Numerous
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....52-54.
*    Below 7500 ft....56-61.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....92-97 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....94-99 percent.
*    24 hr trend......23 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      east after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......80 percent.
* LAL.................5.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....69-74.
*    Below 7500 ft....78-83.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....48-53 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....39-44 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      north in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6800 ft AGL increasing to 10700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (74000 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....50-54.
*    Below 7500 ft....56-61.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....85-90 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....83-88 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....71-76.
*    Below 7500 ft....80-85.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....37-42 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....34-39 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......7100 ft AGL increasing to 11600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (79200 knot-ft).


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

$$

NMZ111-241215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
114 PM MDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Numerous
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....62-66.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........95-100 percent.
*    24 hr trend......19 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................5.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....82-86.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........36-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4300 ft AGL increasing to 10600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (53500 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....63-67.
* Max humidity........84-89 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....85-89.
* Min humidity........33-37 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6300 ft AGL increasing to 10900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (109600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East
winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ112-241215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
114 PM MDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Numerous
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....63-67.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........91-96 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................5.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....82-86.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........38-43 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4500 ft AGL increasing to 9500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (48500 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....64-68.
* Max humidity........81-86 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....84-88.
* Min humidity........36-41 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6400 ft AGL increasing to 10000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (77500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East
winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-241215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
114 PM MDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....51-55.
*    Below 7500 ft....57-62.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....94-99 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....94-99 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......70 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....66-71.
*    Below 7500 ft....76-81.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....57-62 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....46-51 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4400 ft AGL increasing to 8200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (45800 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....51-55.
*    Below 7500 ft....58-63.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....89-94 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....81-86 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....67-72.
*    Below 7500 ft....77-82.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....51-56 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....42-47 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6300 ft AGL increasing to 9000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (45100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.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 chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
East winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-241215-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
114 PM MDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Numerous
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....65-69.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........92-97 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................5.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....84-88.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........40-44 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4200 ft AGL increasing to 8000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (53900 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....66-68.
* Max humidity........82-87 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 5 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....87-91.
* Min humidity........34-38 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6400 ft AGL increasing to 9500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (85400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper
80s. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper
80s. East winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-241215-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
114 PM MDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....62-67.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........95-100 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      north after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....82-86.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........42-47 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      northeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4600 ft AGL increasing to 7600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (59700 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....64-68.
* Max humidity........82-87 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....85-89.
* Min humidity........37-41 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL increasing to 9300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (95700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. East winds around 10 mph.

$$

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