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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
641 AM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...
While we will be drier the next several days, we will still see a
daily chance for scattered mountains and isolated lowland
thunderstorms through midweek. We will see a better chance for
rain for the end of the week, before lower rain chances return for
next weekend. Winds will stay below critical levels, except for
some gusty outflow winds near thunderstorms. Min RH`s will stay
above 30% this week into the coming weekend.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-212100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
641 AM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms until 1200, then
                      scattered showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....72-77.
*    Below 7500 ft....80-85.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....39-44 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....35-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL increasing to 10100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (64500 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....53-55.
*    Below 7500 ft....57-62.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....82-87 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....79-84 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      northwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....75-80.
*    Below 7500 ft....84-89.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....37-42 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....31-36 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7700 ft AGL increasing to 11700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (42200 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-212100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
641 AM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent) until 0900,
                      then mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms until 1200, then
                      scattered showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....86-90.
*    24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........33-37 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph shifting to the south
                      in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5900 ft AGL increasing to 10100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (46400 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....63-67.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........81-86 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph shifting to the east
                      after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 5 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....90-94.
* Min humidity........29-33 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 5 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7300 ft AGL increasing to 11600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (41700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs around 90. East winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds around
5 mph.

$$

NMZ112-212100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
641 AM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....85-89.
*    24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........38-43 percent.
*    24 hr trend......27 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4700 ft AGL increasing to 8600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (54800 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....64-68.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........79-84 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....89-94.
* Min humidity........31-36 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7300 ft AGL increasing to 11200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (65900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-212100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
641 AM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent) until 1100,
                      then partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....69-73.
*    Below 7500 ft....77-82.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....52-57 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....46-51 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......70 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5100 ft AGL increasing to 8200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (87600 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent) then becoming
                      mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....53-57.
*    Below 7500 ft....58-62.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....84-89 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....83-88 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....71-76.
*    Below 7500 ft....80-85.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....46-51 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....38-43 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      northeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL increasing to 10200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (109500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around
5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-212100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
641 AM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent) until 1700,
                      then mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....87-91.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........37-41 percent.
*    24 hr trend......20 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5100 ft AGL increasing to 8700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (49300 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent) then becoming
                      mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....Around 70.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........78-82 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent) then becoming
                      mostly sunny (25-35 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....91-95.
* Min humidity........31-35 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6900 ft AGL increasing to 11000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (64900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Highs in the lower 90s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-212100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
641 AM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent) until 1000,
                      then partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....86-90.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........38-43 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5000 ft AGL increasing to 8100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (67600 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent) then becoming
                      mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....66-70.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........80-85 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....90-94.
* Min humidity........33-38 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL increasing to 10400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (65100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds around
10 mph.

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