Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
310 PM MST Fri Mar 24 2017

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...Generally dry conditions into at least early next
week. A series of storms will bring windy conditions at times over
the next 7 days. Strongest winds are expected to be Saturday,
Tuesday and next Friday. For tomorrow, critical fire weather
conditions are possible mainly east and southeast of Tucson, with
low RH values and increasing winds out of the west. While minimum
RH values will easily bottom out below 15 percent Saturday
afternoon, winds will be borderline and are not expected to be
sustained or widespread enough to warrant a warning at this time.

AZZ150-251430-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
310 PM MST Fri Mar 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........42 to 52 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............41 to 51 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 15 to 20 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..North around 10 mph shifting to the east
  after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest around 15 mph becoming west
  around 5 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........74 to 84 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............10 to 20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming west around 15 mph
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........45 to 55 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............51 to 61 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 6 to 10 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........74 to 84 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............11 to 20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming west around 10 mph
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 25 mph becoming northwest
  around 15 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 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...Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 75 to 85. Southwest
wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 20 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 53. Highs 67 to 77. West wind
around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 21 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42 to 52. Highs 72 to 82.
Northwest wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 19 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows 45 to
55. Highs 76 to 86.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 46 to 56.
Highs 73 to 83.

$$

AZZ151-251430-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
310 PM MST Fri Mar 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........35 to 45 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........34 to 44 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........46 to 56 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........36 to 46 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 18 to 22 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest around 10 mph in the evening
  becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........North around 20 mph becoming west around
  5 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........72 to 82 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........63 to 73 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........10 to 20 pct.
*    Above 5000 ft.........12 to 22 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South around 10 mph increasing to west
  around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 15 mph increasing to
  around 25 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............9522 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 7 knots increasing to
  southwest 23 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (219006 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........39 to 49 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........37 to 47 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........55 to 65 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........48 to 58 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 7 to 11 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 20 mph decreasing to around
  10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........70 to 80 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........62 to 72 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 3 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........12 to 22 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........15 to 25 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 3 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 30 mph decreasing to around
  15 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............7652 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........South 5 knots shifting to the northwest
  8 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Good (61216 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41 to 51. Highs 72 to 82. Southwest
wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 20 pct.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Cooler. Slight chance of showers. Lows
38 to 48. Highs 62 to 72. West wind around 20 mph. Minimum
Humidity 16 to 26 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 36 to
46. Highs 67 to 77. West wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity
15 to 25 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows 39 to
49. Highs 72 to 82.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 40 to 50.
Highs 69 to 79.

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

$$

AZZ152-251430-
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-
310 PM MST Fri Mar 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........33 to 43 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........34 to 44 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........50 to 60 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........40 to 50 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 10 to 15 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest around 15 mph shifting to the
  northeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........North around 15 mph becoming southwest
  around 5 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........72 to 82 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........63 to 73 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........9 to 19 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........13 to 23 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. Southeast around 10 mph
  increasing to southwest around 25 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............11290 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 5 knots increasing to
  southwest 25 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (282250 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........37 to 47 degs.
*    Above 5000 ft.........34 to 44 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 3 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........55 to 65 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........48 to 58 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 10 to 14 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. West around 25 mph decreasing to
  around 15 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........69 to 79 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........60 to 70 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........11 to 21 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........20 to 33 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 8 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 30 mph decreasing to around
  20 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............6572 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 10 to 14 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (92008 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 50. Highs 69 to 79. Southwest
wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 22 pct.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Cooler. Slight chance of showers. Lows
37 to 47. Highs 58 to 68. West wind around 25 mph. Minimum
Humidity 18 to 28 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 35 to
45. Highs 65 to 75. Northwest wind around 20 mph. Minimum
Humidity 14 to 24 pct.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 38 to
48. Highs 69 to 79.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 38 to 48. Highs
65 to 75.

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

$$

AZZ153-251430-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
310 PM MST Fri Mar 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........30 to 40 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............49 to 59 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 30 to 35 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..North 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........North around 20 mph becoming southwest
  around 5 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........61 to 71 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............12 to 21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast around 10 mph increasing to
  southwest around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............9724 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........East 6 knots increasing to southwest 23
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (223652 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........32 to 42 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 3 degs.
* Max Humidity.............60 to 70 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 10 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 20 mph becoming northwest
  around 10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........60 to 70 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............15 to 25 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest around 10 mph increasing to
  west around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 30 mph becoming northwest
  around 15 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............6274 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Northwest 15 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (94110 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 44. Highs 60 to 70. West wind
around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 16 to 25 pct.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Cooler. Chance of snow showers, slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 50 to
60. West wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 23 to 33 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 31 to
41. Highs 56 to 66. Northwest wind around 20 mph. Minimum
Humidity 19 to 29 pct.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 32 to
42. Highs 61 to 71.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance
of showers. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 55 to 65.

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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