Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNUS55 KTWC 161022
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
322 AM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...Easterly 20 foot winds with speeds of 10 to 15
mph and gusts to 25 mph at times this weekend. Less wind will
occur early next week. Mild and dry weather today will give way
to a weather system bringing cooler temperatures, valley rain and
mountain snow to the area Sunday and Monday. Drier air and warmer
temperatures will then return Tuesday through Thursday next week.

AZZ150-162245-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
322 AM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........62 to 72 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............13 to 21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 10 mph increasing to
  southwest around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
* Min Temperature..........42 to 52 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 degs.
* Max Humidity.............63 to 73 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 31 to 35 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 20 mph increasing to
  south around 30 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........20 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy then becoming partly
  cloudy. Chance of showers.
* Max Temperature..........53 to 63 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 6 to 10 degs.
* Min Humidity.............35 to 45 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 19 to 23 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South around 25 mph becoming southeast
  around 15 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........40 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.MONDAY and Tuesday...Mostly clear. Lows 35 to 47. Highs 56 to
70. Light winds. Minimum Humidity 22 to 41 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38 to 48. Highs 64 to 74. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 17 to 25 pct.
.THURSDAY and Friday...Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 46. Highs 53 to
69.

$$

AZZ151-162245-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
322 AM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........59 to 69 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........51 to 61 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........16 to 26 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........20 to 30 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 10 mph increasing to
  around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............4313 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 15 knots shifting to the
  southwest 23 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (99199 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........38 to 48 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........34 to 44 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 4 to 8 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........68 to 78 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........67 to 77 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 30 to 34 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........30 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........49 to 59 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........40 to 50 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 8 to 12 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........44 to 54 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........53 to 63 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 31 to 35 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South around 30 mph decreasing to around
  20 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........60 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............5093 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 20 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (101860 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 30 to 40.
Highs 51 to 61. Light winds. Minimum Humidity 36 to 46 pct.
.TUESDAY and Wednesday...Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 42. Highs 56 to
71. Light winds. Minimum Humidity 18 to 36 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 41. Highs 55 to 65.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows 28 to 38. Highs 48 to 58.

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

$$

AZZ152-162245-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
322 AM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........55 to 65 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........49 to 59 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........17 to 27 pct.
*    Above 5000 ft.........11 to 21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 10 mph increasing to
  west around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............5190 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 11 knots shifting to the
  southwest 20 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (103800 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........35 to 45 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........32 to 42 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 5 to 9 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........70 to 80 pct.
*    Above 5000 ft.........67 to 77 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 29 to 33 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........30 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Showers likely.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........47 to 57 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........41 to 51 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 7 to 11 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........45 to 55 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........52 to 62 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 32 to 36 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South around 30 mph decreasing to around
  20 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........70 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............6676 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 15 to 16 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (106816 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 28 to 38.
Highs 47 to 57. Light winds. Minimum Humidity 40 to 50 pct.
.TUESDAY and Wednesday...Mostly clear. Lows 26 to 38. Highs 52 to
67. Light winds. Minimum Humidity 21 to 37 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 51 to 61.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows 24 to 34. Highs 45 to 55.

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

$$

AZZ153-162245-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
322 AM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........46 to 56 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............12 to 22 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............4150 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Northeast 8 knots shifting to the
  southwest 12 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Good (49800 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and
  snow showers.
* Min Temperature..........25 to 35 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............71 to 81 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 24 to 28 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........20 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Showers and snow showers
  likely.
* Max Temperature..........37 to 47 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 7 to 11 degs.
* Min Humidity.............52 to 62 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 39 to 43 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........70 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............2803 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........East 9 to 11 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Fair (30833 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows 22 to 32. Highs 42 to 52. Light winds. Minimum Humidity
41 to 51 pct.
.TUESDAY and Wednesday...Mostly clear. Lows 23 to 35. Highs 47 to
60. Light winds. Minimum Humidity 22 to 36 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 22 to 32. Highs 43 to 53.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows 19 to
29. Highs 38 to 48.

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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