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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
130 PM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Drier air has moved into the region, but with gusty winds. West
to southwest winds will blow at 10-20 mph through the evening
before decreasing overnight. West to northwest winds of 15 to 20
mph are likely Saturday with relative humidities in the 15 to 20
percent range. A weak cold front moves through Saturday night and
drops temps about 5 degrees and brings gusty north to northeast
winds. Near average temperatures likely for early next week with
generally light winds. Strong cold front possible late next week.
Vent rates continue in the very good to excellent categories
Saturday before falling off Sunday and Monday to poor to fair.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-211300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
130 PM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....35-40.
*    Below 7500 ft....39-44.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....75-80 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....70-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 32 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....57-62.
*    Below 7500 ft....68-73.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....19-23 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....17-22 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4100 ft AGL increasing to 8600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (185000 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....26-31.
*    Below 7500 ft....29-34.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....37-42 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....42-47 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....63-68.
*    Below 7500 ft....70-75.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....12-14 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....11-13 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2900 ft AGL increasing to 5500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (34900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 70.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-211300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
130 PM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....48-52.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........69-74 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 20 mph becoming west
                      around 10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 32 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....75-79.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........18-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4000 ft AGL increasing to 7200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (120400 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....40-44.
* Max humidity........44-49 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      northeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....73-77.
* Min humidity........10-12 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2800 ft AGL increasing to 5000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (57500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
70s. East winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ112-211300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
130 PM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....51-55.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........67-72 percent.
*    24 hr trend......24 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....73-78.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........18-22 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4700 ft AGL increasing to 8300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (154800 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....40-45.
* Max humidity........39-44 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....70-74.
* Min humidity........14-16 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2900-4300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (27100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
North winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-211300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
130 PM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....42-46.
*    Below 7500 ft....48-52.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....73-78 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....67-72 percent.
*    24 hr trend......20 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 37 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....57-62.
*    Below 7500 ft....62-67.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....26-31 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....19-24 percent.
*    24 hr trend......23 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 36 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4600 ft AGL increasing to 8300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (177000 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....30-35.
*    Below 7500 ft....33-38.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....44-49 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....41-46 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....57-61.
*    Below 7500 ft....64-68.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....14-16 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....15-17 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      west in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2800-4700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (30400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s.
South winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-211300-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
130 PM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....57-61.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........61-66 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....76-80.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-22 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4300 ft AGL increasing to 6900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (141800 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....45-49.
* Max humidity........33-38 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....73-77.
* Min humidity........12-14 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......3100-4500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (30500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 70s. North
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-211300-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
130 PM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....55-59.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........67-72 percent.
*    24 hr trend......23 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....77-82.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-24 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4500 ft AGL increasing to 7700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (176300 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....43-48.
* Max humidity........47-52 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....71-75.
* Min humidity........15-19 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......3100-4700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (26600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds around 10 mph.

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