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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
300 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...A weather system passing to the north will result in
breezy conditions Thursday, along with cooler temperatures Thursday
and Friday as daytime temperatures fall below normal. Wind speeds
and relative humidity values will approach critical fire weather
thresholds Thursday afternoon for a couple of hours over portions of
Cochise and Graham counties. However, both the observed and forecast
fire danger class are only in the moderate category. Therefore, will
hold off on any watch/warning product as fire danger needs to be in
the high category (or higher).

Warmer conditions are expected Saturday as daytime temperatures
rebound to near normal. Lighter winds are also expected Saturday. A
stronger system will then approach the region on Sunday resulting in
cooler temperatures and breezy conditions. This system will then
move across the state on Monday and Tuesday, resulting in a chance
of valley rain and mountain snow, as well as breezy to windy
conditions and cooler temperatures. Dry and warmer conditions are
expected behind this system in the Wednesday through Friday time
frame of next week.

AZZ150-231430-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
300 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming clear.
* Min Temperature..........40 to 50 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 6 to 10 degs.
* Max Humidity.............54 to 64 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 12 to 16 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 35 mph increasing to
  southwest around 45 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........58 to 68 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 10 to 14 degs.
* Min Humidity.............16 to 25 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 7 to 11 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 45 to 50 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........33 to 43 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 3 to 7 degs.
* Max Humidity.............50 to 60 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest around 15 mph in the evening
  becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 40 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........59 to 69 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............13 to 22 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming northwest around 10
  mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 35 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 37 to 47. Highs 63 to 73. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 12 to 22 pct.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 44 to 54. Highs 61 to 71. South
wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to 27 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 46 to 56. Highs
59 to 69. Southwest wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 38 to
48 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 40 to 50. Highs
57 to 67.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38 to 48. Highs 59 to 69.

$$

AZZ151-231430-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
300 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........37 to 47 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........35 to 45 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........60 to 70 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........59 to 69 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 8 to 12 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 30 mph increasing to
  southwest around 40 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........57 to 67 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........49 to 59 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 12 to 16 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........15 to 25 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........18 to 28 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 4 to 8 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 50 mph decreasing to around
  40 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............4388 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 8 knots increasing to 21 knots in
  the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (92148 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........28 to 38 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........27 to 37 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 7 to 11 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........50 to 60 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........39 to 49 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 12 to 16 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 20 mph decreasing to around
  10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 45 to 50 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........57 to 67 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........48 to 58 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........12 to 22 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........12 to 21 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 40 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............4523 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........South 5 knots increasing to west 15
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Good (67845 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 60 to 70. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 10 to 17 pct.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 to 50. Highs 59 to 69. Southwest
wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 23 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 41 to 51.
Highs 58 to 68. Southwest wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity
26 to 36 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 35 to 45. Highs
54 to 64.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows 31 to
41. Highs 56 to 66.

NOTE TO USERS - ZONE 151 VENTILATION CATEGORY...MIXING HEIGHT AND
TRANSPORT WINDS ARE BASED ON THE BUENOS AIRES N.W.R. LOCATION
(3500 MSL)

$$

AZZ152-231430-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Graham County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Greenlee County-
Lower Elevations of the San Carlos Apache Nation
in Graham County-Coronado NF-Safford BLM-TDC-
300 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........36 to 46 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........37 to 47 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........60 to 70 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........51 to 61 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 10 to 14 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 25 mph increasing to
  around 40 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........58 to 68 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........51 to 61 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 11 to 15 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........12 to 22 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........16 to 26 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 5 to 9 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 45 to 50 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............5318 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 10 knots increasing to 25 knots in
  the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (132950 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........26 to 36 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........25 to 35 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 8 to 12 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........52 to 62 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........38 to 48 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 11 to 15 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 20 mph decreasing to around
  10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 45 to 50 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........55 to 65 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........48 to 58 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........11 to 19 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........13 to 23 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 40 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............4692 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 7 knots increasing to 19 knots in
  the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (89148 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 58 to 68. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 10 to 18 pct.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 36 to 46. Highs 58 to 68. Southwest
wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 24 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 38 to 48.
Highs 57 to 67. Southwest wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity
24 to 34 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 34 to
44. Highs 53 to 63.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 30 to
40. Highs 54 to 64.

NOTE TO USERS - ZONE 152 VENTILATION CATEGORY...MIXING HEIGHT AND
TRANSPORT WINDS ARE BASED ON THE CHIRICAHUA N.M. LOCATION (5400 MSL)

$$

AZZ153-231430-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
300 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........30 to 40 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 4 to 8 degs.
* Max Humidity.............62 to 72 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 7 to 11 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 30 mph increasing to
  around 45 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........47 to 57 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 6 to 10 degs.
* Min Humidity.............15 to 25 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 8 to 12 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 55 mph decreasing to around
  40 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............4210 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 14 knots increasing to 24 knots in
  the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (101040 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Clear.
* Min Temperature..........22 to 32 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 6 to 10 degs.
* Max Humidity.............51 to 61 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 10 to 14 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 20 mph decreasing to around
  10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 40 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........46 to 56 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............13 to 22 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 40 mph decreasing to around
  30 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............4622 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 14 to 19 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (87818 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 26 to 36. Highs 48 to 58.
Southwest wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 21 pct.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows 31 to 41. Highs 49 to 59. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 19 to 29 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Lows
33 to 43. Highs 46 to 56. Southwest wind around 20 mph. Minimum
Humidity 30 to 40 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows 28 to 38. Highs 44 to 54.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
25 to 35. Highs 45 to 55.

NOTE TO USERS - ZONE 153 VENTILATION CATEGORY...MIXING HEIGHT AND
TRANSPORT WINDS ARE BASED ON THE POINT OF PINES LOCATION (6040 MSL)

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