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

.DISCUSSION...
Building ridge over the region will help to suppress showers and
thunderstorms for next couple of days. There will still be some
isolated lowland and scattered mountain storms, but coverage is
expected to increase going into Thursday and Friday as ridge
breaks down and a couple of disturbances move through region. Even
with the downturn in thunderstorms for coming days, dew points
will remain fairly high and keep relative humidities above 25
percent. Winds will remain light but this will also lead to
continued poor to good vent rates.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-221400-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
206 PM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....53-55.
*    Below 7500 ft....57-62.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....77-82 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....73-78 percent.
*    24 hr trend......18 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      northwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....74-79.
*    Below 7500 ft....83-88.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....32-37 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....28-33 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......8600 ft AGL increasing to 11400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (39300 knot-ft).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....55-57.
*    Below 7500 ft....60-65.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....72-77 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....68-73 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      northeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent) then becoming
                      mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....75-80.
*    Below 7500 ft....83-88.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....33-38 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....29-34 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      northwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 5 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......7800 ft AGL increasing to 12000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (70200 knot-ft).


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

$$

NMZ111-221400-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
206 PM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....63-67.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........77-82 percent.
*    24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph shifting to the east
                      after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....89-93.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........26-31 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph shifting to the south
                      in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6900 ft AGL increasing to 11400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (37600 knot-ft).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....66-70.
* Max humidity........72-77 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 5 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the morning,
                      then scattered showers and thunderstorms in
                      the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....89-93.
* Min humidity........28-33 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......7000 ft AGL increasing to 12400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (56300 knot-ft).


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

$$

NMZ112-221400-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
206 PM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms through the night.
* Min temperature.....64-68.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........79-84 percent.
*    24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 2400, then 2.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....88-93.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........29-34 percent.
*    24 hr trend......14 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL increasing to 11000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (39100 knot-ft).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms through the night.
* Min temperature.....66-70.
* Max humidity........74-79 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 2400, then 2.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the morning,
                      then scattered showers and thunderstorms in
                      the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....88-93.
* Min humidity........30-35 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL increasing to 11500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (60300 knot-ft).


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

$$

NMZ113-221400-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
206 PM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....53-57.
*    Below 7500 ft....58-62.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....83-88 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....81-86 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 2400, then 2.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms until 1200, then
                      scattered showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....70-75.
*    Below 7500 ft....79-84.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....45-50 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....37-42 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      east in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......8300-10000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (63700 knot-ft).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
                      then isolated showers and thunderstorms after
                      midnight.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....52-56.
*    Below 7500 ft....58-62.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....91-96 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....88-93 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................4 until 2400, then 3.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....70-74.
*    Below 7500 ft....78-83.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....46-51 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....39-44 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5800 ft AGL increasing to 9300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (47700 knot-ft).


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

$$

TXZ055-221400-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
206 PM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms through the night.
* Min temperature.....Around 70.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........77-81 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent) until 1200,
                      then mostly sunny (25-35 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....90-94.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........30-34 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 5 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6300 ft AGL increasing to 10100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (26000 knot-ft).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Min temperature.....70-72.
* Max humidity........74-78 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 3 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the morning,
                      then scattered showers and thunderstorms in
                      the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....90-94.
* Min humidity........31-35 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 5 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5500 ft AGL increasing to 11000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (49700 knot-ft).


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

$$

TXZ056-221400-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
206 PM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....66-70.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........79-83 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 2400, then 2.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....89-93.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........32-37 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph shifting to the east
                      in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL increasing to 10300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (28300 knot-ft).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms through the night.
* Min temperature.....66-70.
* Max humidity........77-82 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the morning,
                      then scattered showers and thunderstorms in
                      the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....87-91.
* Min humidity........34-38 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6400 ft AGL increasing to 10200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (61800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered 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 mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. East
winds around 5 mph.

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