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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 Mon May 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A little moisture has made its way into the area and that will
help fuel a few isolated thunderstorms this afternoon and evening,
mainly east of the Rio Grande. By Tuesday the moisture will have
moved back to the east and we will see sunny and very warm weather
through the end of the week. A weak approaching upper level storm
system will give us breezy to windy conditions on Thursday and
again on Friday. Very dry air will be in place so many locations
in the Lowlands both Thursday and Friday will be near or exceed
Red Flag conditions. The weekend will be sunny and dry, but winds
will not be a factor. Looking at our min RH`s this week, despite
the moisture trying to move in, most Lowland locations will see
single digit RH`s this afternoon, with the mountains "only"
dropping to near 20%. The rest of the week will see very dry
conditions with lowlands in the single digits and the mountains
in the low to mid teens. Moisture will perhaps try and make a
return for the start of next week.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-222100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
659 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (30-40 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....70-75.
*    Below 7500 ft....81-86.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....8-12 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....6-9 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph increasing to
                      northwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......14900 ft AGL increasing to 20000 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (409800 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....46-50.
*    Below 7500 ft....51-56.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....32-37 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....29-34 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....72-77.
*    Below 7500 ft....82-87.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....9-11 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....7-9 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      west in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......10000 ft AGL increasing to 15100 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (263700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower
80s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 80. West
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
West winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ111-222100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
659 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....89-93.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........5-7 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......12500 ft AGL increasing to 20000 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (451300 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....57-61.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........25-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....90-94.
* Min humidity........6-8 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......10400 ft AGL increasing to 15900 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (265500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 90s.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows around 60. Highs around 90. West winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.
West winds around 15 mph.

$$

NMZ112-222100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
659 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....86-91.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........9-13 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      west in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......8600 ft AGL increasing to 20000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (359900 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....57-61.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........34-39 percent.
*    24 hr trend......27 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........5.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....83-88.
* Min humidity........11-16 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......7500 ft AGL increasing to 14700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (208100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. South winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 90s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper
80s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.

$$

NMZ113-222100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
659 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms until 1200, then
                      chance of showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....67-72.
*    Below 7500 ft....76-81.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....18-22 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....15-19 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......11200 ft AGL increasing to 19300 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (399000 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....45-49.
*    Below 7500 ft....49-53.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....60-65 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....55-64 percent.
*    24 hr trend......20 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      north after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........5.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....63-68.
*    Below 7500 ft....66-71.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....27-32 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....25-30 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5800 ft AGL increasing to 9200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (168800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. West winds around 15 mph.

$$

TXZ055-222100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
659 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....89-93.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........8-10 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      west in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......7400 ft AGL increasing to 20000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (411000 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....62-66.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........33-37 percent.
*    24 hr trend......22 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      east after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....84-88.
* Min humidity........10-12 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6800 ft AGL increasing to 11200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (96900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 90s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 90s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower
90s. West winds around 15 mph.

$$

TXZ056-222100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
659 AM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....87-92.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........9-13 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......8900 ft AGL increasing to 20000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (411400 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....Around 60.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........45-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......23 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      east after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........5.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....76-81.
* Min humidity........17-22 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6000-7600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (102200 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 90s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower
90s. West winds around 15 mph.

$$
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