Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNUS55 KTWC 121008
FWFTWC

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
308 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...Dry air will remain in place over the region through
the forecast period. Sustained 20-foot winds will be east-southeast
and at 15-22 mph and some gusts to around 30 mph this morning and
afternoon before diminishing this evening. A few locations may
briefly approach critical fire weather thresholds today, but
conditions are not expected to be widespread, nor long-lived.
Otherwise, for the rest of the forecast period, expect 20-foot winds
to be less than 15 mph and follow typical diurnal trends across the
area.

AZZ150-122230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
308 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  sunny.
* Max Temperature..........69 to 79 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............9 to 17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..East 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........East 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........40 to 50 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............33 to 43 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 8 to 12 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..East 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........East 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........70 to 80 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............14 to 24 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 7 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northeast around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
  northeast in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 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
.THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 37 to 47. Highs 68 to 78.
Light winds. Minimum Humidity 11 to 20 pct.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39 to 49. Highs 68 to 78. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 11 to 16 pct.
.SUNDAY AND MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39 to 49. Highs 67 to 77.

$$

AZZ151-122230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
308 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........66 to 76 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........56 to 66 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........9 to 19 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........12 to 22 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..East 10 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........East 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............7936 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........East 23 to 26 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (206336 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........35 to 45 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........31 to 41 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........42 to 52 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........49 to 59 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 14 to 18 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..East 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southeast 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........67 to 77 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........57 to 67 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........14 to 24 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........22 to 32 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 5 to 9 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..East around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............10439 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 11 knots shifting to the
  southwest 9 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (93951 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 32 to 42. Highs 63 to 73.
Light winds. Minimum Humidity 16 to 26 pct.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 44. Highs 64 to 74. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 12 to 22 pct.
.SUNDAY AND MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 44. Highs 63 to 73.

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

$$

AZZ152-122230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
308 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........60 to 70 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........51 to 61 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........10 to 20 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........11 to 21 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..East 10 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southeast 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............2574 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........East 23 to 28 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (72072 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........29 to 39 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........28 to 38 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........44 to 54 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........46 to 56 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 10 to 14 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..East 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southeast 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........62 to 72 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........53 to 63 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........14 to 24 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........19 to 29 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 4 to 8 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South around 5 mph shifting to the
  northwest in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............5511 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........East 9 knots shifting to the south in
  the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Good (49599 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 59 to 69.
Light winds. Minimum Humidity 18 to 28 pct.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30 to 40. Highs 59 to 69. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 14 to 24 pct.
.SUNDAY AND MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30 to 40. Highs 58 to 68.

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

$$

AZZ153-122230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
308 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........54 to 64 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............9 to 14 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast 10 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southeast 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............3756 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........East 18 to 20 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (75120 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........22 to 32 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............33 to 43 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 6 to 10 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..East around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........East 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........55 to 65 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............10 to 16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..East around 10 mph in the morning
  becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South around 5 mph shifting to the north
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............4110 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Northeast 5 to 8 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Fair (32880 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 22 to 32. Highs 53 to 63.
Light winds. Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 pct.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 25 to 35. Highs 53 to 63. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 14 to 20 pct.
.SUNDAY AND MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 25 to 35. Highs 52 to 62.

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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