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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
238 PM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A closed low pressure system is going to be moving through the
region tonight and tomorrow. This system brings lowland rain showers
and mountain snow showers. The effects of this system will be felt
until Tuesday morning. Dry and warmer air makes a short come back
between Tuesday and Thursday, before the next system comes to the
Borderland. Temperatures will be around or slightly above normal
in those days and winds will be between 5 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidities will be higher than in previous days with peak
values tomorrow between the 50s and 60s, then decreasing into
the lower 30s for the rest of the week.

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...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.




NMZ110-171330-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
238 PM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Slight chance
                      of rain showers and snow showers after
                      midnight.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....26-30.
*    Below 7500 ft....29-34.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....77-82 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....85-90 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Widespread rain
                      showers and snow showers.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....32-36.
*    Below 7500 ft....40-45.
*    24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....59-64 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....61-66 percent.
*    24 hr trend......37 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......90 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3600 ft AGL increasing to 5900 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (59100 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Numerous snow
                      showers and rain showers in the evening, then
                      scattered rain showers after midnight.
                      Scattered snow showers after midnight.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....19-24.
*    Below 7500 ft....24-29.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....97-100 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....94-99 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Chance of rain
                      showers and snow showers.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....34-39.
*    Below 7500 ft....42-47.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....60-65 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....52-57 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph shifting to the west
                      in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL increasing to 6200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (30300 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 50. West
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

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NMZ111-171330-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
238 PM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent) then becoming
                      mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Slight chance
                      of rain showers after midnight.
* Min temperature.....35-39.
*    24 hr trend......20 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........87-92 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Widespread rain
                      showers until 1100. isolated thunderstorms.
                      numerous rain showers after 1100.
* Max temperature.....47-51.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........62-67 percent.
*    24 hr trend......33 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......80 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4200 ft AGL increasing to 6400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (64600 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Scattered rain
                      showers through the night. Scattered snow
                      showers early in the morning.
* Min temperature.....34-36.
* Max humidity........91-96 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Slight chance
                      of snow showers early in the morning. Slight
                      chance of rain showers through the day.
* Max temperature.....49-53.
* Min humidity........50-55 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      west in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL increasing to 6100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (30500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
West winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ112-171330-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
238 PM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Min temperature.....31-36.
*    24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........81-86 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Isolated snow
                      showers until 0900. isolated rain showers
                      until 1100, then numerous rain showers.
* Max temperature.....48-53.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........52-57 percent.
*    24 hr trend......18 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......80 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3000 ft AGL increasing to 5500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (55300 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Scattered rain
                      showers through the night. Scattered snow
                      showers after midnight.
* Min temperature.....31-35.
* Max humidity........95-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Slight chance
                      of snow showers early in the morning. Slight
                      chance of rain showers through the day.
* Max temperature.....49-54.
* Min humidity........47-52 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......2600 ft AGL increasing to 4900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (24400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ113-171330-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
238 PM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....27-31.
*    Below 7500 ft....30-35.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....67-72 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....60-65 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent) until 1100,
                      then mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Scattered
                      rain showers after 1100. numerous snow
                      showers after 1400.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....35-40.
*    Below 7500 ft....46-51.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....54-59 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....37-42 percent.
*    24 hr trend......16 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......70 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5200 ft AGL increasing to 8300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (84900 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Numerous snow showers
                      in the evening. Scattered rain showers until
                      early morning. Scattered snow showers after
                      midnight.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....24-28.
*    Below 7500 ft....28-32.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....92-97 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....95-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......70 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Slight chance
                      of snow showers in the morning. Slight chance
                      of rain showers.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....35-40.
*    Below 7500 ft....44-49.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....61-66 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....46-51 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......2900 ft AGL increasing to 7400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (74600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower
50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ055-171330-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
238 PM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Min temperature.....35-39.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........82-87 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Isolated rain
                      showers until 1100, then scattered rain
                      showers.
* Max temperature.....53-57.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........49-54 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3100 ft AGL increasing to 5200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (52700 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Numerous rain
                      showers in the evening, then scattered rain
                      showers after midnight. Scattered snow
                      showers early in the morning.
* Min temperature.....35-37.
* Max humidity........95-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Slight chance
                      of snow showers early in the morning. Slight
                      chance of rain showers through the day.
* Max temperature.....51-55.
* Min humidity........48-52 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......1800 ft AGL increasing to 4100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (20800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ056-171330-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
238 PM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....35-40.
*    24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........75-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent) until 1100,
                      then mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Isolated
                      rain showers after 1100.
* Max temperature.....57-62.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........39-44 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4200 ft AGL increasing to 7400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (104300 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Scattered rain
                      showers.
* Min temperature.....37-41.
* Max humidity........87-92 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Slight chance
                      of rain showers.
* Max temperature.....53-57.
* Min humidity........46-51 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......2300-3900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (20100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.

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