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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
659 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Light winds will give way to mainly poor vent rates through the
day today. Vent rates will begin to improve slowly in the days
ahead. Another back door front will bring gusty east winds late
Monday and early tuesday, but the region looks to stay dry. Min RH
values will be in the teens today and Monday, then climb into the
20`s for Tuesday and Wednesday. Drier and breezy conditions will
return Thursday.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-221815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
659 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....63-68.
*    Below 7500 ft....71-76.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....13-17 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....11-15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3300 ft AGL increasing to 6000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (54300 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....33-38.
*    Below 7500 ft....35-40.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....45-50 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....51-56 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....68-73.
*    Below 7500 ft....78-83.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....15-17 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....11-15 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......2800 ft AGL increasing to 7900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (103300 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 70.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 70. West
winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ111-221815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
659 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....74-78.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........11-13 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......3300 ft AGL increasing to 5600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (54300 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....41-45.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........51-56 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      northeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....82-86.
* Min humidity........11-13 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......2800 ft AGL increasing to 6500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (54800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
East winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
East winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 80. West
winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ112-221815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
659 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....70-74.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........12-17 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2600 ft AGL increasing to 4600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (33800 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....42-46.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........48-53 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      northwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....79-84.
* Min humidity........14-16 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......2400 ft AGL increasing to 5300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (68600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
East winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ113-221815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
659 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....60-64.
*    Below 7500 ft....64-68.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....19-23 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....16-21 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......2800 ft AGL increasing to 5300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (67400 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....39-44.
*    Below 7500 ft....42-46.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....55-60 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....48-53 percent.
*    24 hr trend......16 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....65-70.
*    Below 7500 ft....71-75.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....22-27 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....17-21 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......3000 ft AGL increasing to 5300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (37900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. East winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the lower 60s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
West winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ055-221815-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
659 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....74-78.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........11-15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      northwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2700 ft AGL increasing to 4900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (22600 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....44-48.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........45-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....80-84.
* Min humidity........13-15 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......2500 ft AGL increasing to 4500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (53100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
East winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ056-221815-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
659 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....72-77.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........18-23 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2700 ft AGL increasing to 5400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (22800 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....44-46.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........53-58 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....80-85.
* Min humidity........12-14 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2600 ft AGL increasing to 5000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (49800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
East winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.

$$


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