Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNUS55 KTWC 161232
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
530 AM MST Wed Aug 16 2017

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...Dry westerly flow aloft will shut down precipitation
chances into Friday. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms
will then return this weekend. 20-foot winds will generally be
terrain driven and less than 15 mph apart from any thunderstorms
outflows.

AZZ150-162230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
530 AM MST Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........93 to 103 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............15 to 25 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Clear.
* Min Temperature..........66 to 76 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............39 to 49 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........95 to 105 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 3 degs.
* Min Humidity.............11 to 21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming south around 10 mph
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 10 to 15 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
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 68 to 78. Highs 96 to 106. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 11 to 17 pct.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 71 to 81. Highs 95 to 105. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 14 to 21 pct.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 71 to 81. Highs 94 to 104. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 21 to 31 pct.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 71 to 81. Highs 92 to 102.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 71 to 81. Highs 92 to 102.

$$

AZZ151-162230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
530 AM MST Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........86 to 96 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........74 to 85 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........16 to 26 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........23 to 33 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 4 to 8 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............8708 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 14 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (121912 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........59 to 69 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........53 to 63 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........47 to 57 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........52 to 62 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........88 to 98 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........76 to 87 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 3 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........14 to 24 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........21 to 31 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 3 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming southwest around 10
  mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............10091 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 9 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (90819 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 62 to 72. Highs 89 to 99. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 17 to 27 pct.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 63 to 73. Highs 87 to 97. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 22 to 32 pct.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 63 to 73. Highs 85 to 95. Light winds. Minimum Humidity
31 to 41 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 63 to 73. Highs 83 to 93.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 63 to 73. Highs 84 to 94.

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

$$

AZZ152-162230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
530 AM MST Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........85 to 95 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........73 to 84 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........16 to 26 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........24 to 34 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 10 to 14 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............8931 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 9 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (89310 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........58 to 68 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........52 to 62 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........50 to 60 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........56 to 66 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 4 to 8 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........87 to 97 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........75 to 86 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 3 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........14 to 24 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........22 to 32 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 3 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming west around 10 mph
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............10041 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........South 7 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (70287 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 60 to 70. Highs 87 to 97. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 17 to 27 pct.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 61 to 71. Highs 86 to 96. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 22 to 32 pct.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 61 to 71. Highs 82 to 92. Light winds. Minimum Humidity
33 to 43 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 61 to 71. Highs 81 to 91.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 62 to 72. Highs 82 to 92.

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

$$

AZZ153-162230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
530 AM MST Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........75 to 85 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............20 to 30 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 3 to 7 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming southwest around 10
  mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............9817 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 9 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (88353 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........51 to 61 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............51 to 61 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 9 to 13 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........78 to 88 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 4 degs.
* Min Humidity.............17 to 27 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 4 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming southwest around 10
  mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............10172 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 7 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (71204 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 53 to 63. Highs 80 to 90. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 15 to 25 pct.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 54 to 64. Highs 79 to 89. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 18 to 27 pct.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 54 to 64. Highs 76 to 86. Light winds. Minimum Humidity
31 to 41 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55 to 65. Highs 74 to 84.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 55 to 65. Highs 75 to 85.

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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