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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO AND FAR WEST TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
625 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 AM
MST SUNDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
STRONG WINTER STORM WILL CONTINUE TO CROSS THE AREA TODAY WITH
RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW. STRONG AND POSSIBLY DAMAGING WINDS REMAIN
POSSIBLE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. WINDS AND PRECIP WILL WIND DOWN
AFTER SUNSET WITH DRIER AND CALMER CONDITIONS FOR SUNDAY AND
MONDAY. ANOTHER DISTURBANCE BRINGS WINDS AND A CHANCE FOR WETTING
PRECIP BY TUESDAY FOLLOWED BY DRY AND COOL CONDITIONS TO ROUND
OUT THE WEEK AHEAD.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-211915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
625 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SNOW SHOWERS
                      AND RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....30-34.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....37-42.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....67-72 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....65-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 46 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......90 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5200-6800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 40 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (262000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                      SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                      EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....17-21.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....21-26.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....83-88 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....81-86 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 43 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-42.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....42-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-43 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....42-47 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING WEST
                      AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 36 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (23600 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-211915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
625 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 AM
MST SUNDAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                      LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-49.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS 30 TO 35 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 52 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5300-6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 45 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (250600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-32.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS AROUND 35 MPH DECREASING TO
                      AROUND 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 44 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-54.
* MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND
                      10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (36300 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-211915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
625 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 AM
MST SUNDAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                      LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-50.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 48 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 45 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (411500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-33.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS 30 TO 35 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 47 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND
                      10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 47 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-3300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (44400 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-211915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
625 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                      SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....31-36.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....39-44.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....64-69 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....53-58 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 45 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......90 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 45 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (380500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                      EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....21-25.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....26-30.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....75-80 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....65-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS AROUND 35 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 54 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-44.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....44-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....34-39 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....30-35 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING
                      WEST AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 48 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (74900 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-211915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
625 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 AM
MST SUNDAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                      LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-52.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........48-52 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS 30 TO 35 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 49 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500-7100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 45 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (295800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-37.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........63-68 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS AROUND 35 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 48 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY........32-36 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND
                      10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 38 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-3400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (42000 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND
50. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-211915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
625 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 AM
MST SUNDAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                      LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS 30 TO 35 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 52 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 45 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (313100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-35.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......VERY WINDY. WEST WINDS AROUND 40 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 51 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING
                      TO AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 46 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-3200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (63900 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND
50. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$


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