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
311 PM MST THU DEC 18 2014

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS WILL TAPER
OFF FROM WEST TO EAST THIS EVENING. DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL
LATE TONIGHT THROUGH NEXT WEDNESDAY. 20-FT WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE
LIGHT AND TERRAIN DRIVEN THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.
HOWEVER...SOME NORTHWEST BREEZES MAY OCCUR MONDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS
THE UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY INCLUDING SAFFORD. ANOTHER WEATHER
SYSTEM MAY AFFECT THE REGION LATE NEXT WEEK WITH GUSTY WINDS AND CHANCES
FOR VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW.

AZZ150-191430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO OODHAM NATION-TDC-
311 PM MST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........35 TO 45 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............88 TO 98 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........54 TO 64 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............46 TO 56 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 5 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........35 TO 45 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............85 TO 95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........57 TO 67 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............36 TO 46 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 10 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 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
.SUNDAY AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS 58 TO 70.
LIGHT WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 31 TO 45 PCT.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38 TO 50. HIGHS 62 TO
73. LIGHT WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 30 TO 40 PCT.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 41 TO 51. HIGHS 63 TO 73.

$$

AZZ151-191430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
311 PM MST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. PATCHY FOG POSSIBLE LATE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........27 TO 39 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........26 TO 36 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 9 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........91 TO 100 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........88 TO 100 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING NORTH
     AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
  SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........50 TO 60 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........41 TO 53 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........40 TO 55 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........42 TO 57 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 16 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............3134 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........EAST 6 TO 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....FAIR (21938 KNOT-FT).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........27 TO 42 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........28 TO 38 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........80 TO 95 PCT.
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........69 TO 84 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............5 MODERATE.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........54 TO 64 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........46 TO 58 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 4 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........33 TO 48 PCT.
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........33 TO 48 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 9 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............4165 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........EAST 6 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 8
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....FAIR (33320 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 29 TO 44. HIGHS 53 TO 70.
LIGHT WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 26 TO 46 PCT.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 31 TO 47. HIGHS 58 TO
72. LIGHT WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 24 TO 39 PCT.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32 TO 47. HIGHS 58 TO 72.

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

$$

AZZ152-191430-
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-
311 PM MST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AND FREEZING FOG POSSIBLE LATE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........25 TO 35 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........25 TO 35 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 8 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........93 TO 100 PCT.
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........88 TO 100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST
     AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
  SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG AND FREEZING FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........48 TO 58 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........38 TO 53 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........40 TO 55 PCT.
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........43 TO 58 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 19 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............3020 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTHEAST 5 TO 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....MARGINAL (18120 KNOT-FT).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........23 TO 35 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........27 TO 37 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........83 TO 98 PCT.
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........68 TO 83 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........51 TO 61 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........42 TO 56 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........33 TO 48 PCT.
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........33 TO 48 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 9 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............3349 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTHEAST 6 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....MARGINAL (16745 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 26 TO 39. HIGHS 50 TO 67.
LIGHT WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 26 TO 46 PCT.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 27 TO 41. HIGHS 56 TO
68. LIGHT WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 23 TO 38 PCT.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 29 TO 41. HIGHS 57 TO 69.

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

$$

AZZ153-191430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153
NORTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
WHITE AND GILA MOUNTAINS-APACHE SITGREAVES NF-SDC-
311 PM MST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........18 TO 28 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 7 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............92 TO 100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING NORTH
     AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........30 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
  SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........40 TO 50 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 4 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............40 TO 50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 29 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE MORNING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............3874 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTHEAST 5 TO 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....FAIR (23244 KNOT-FT).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........21 TO 31 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............81 TO 91 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 10 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........44 TO 54 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............35 TO 45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............4461 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTH 6 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE WEST 7
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....FAIR (31227 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 23 TO 36. HIGHS 45 TO 59.
LIGHT WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 31 TO 44 PCT.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 25 TO 36. HIGHS 50 TO
61. LIGHT WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 28 TO 38 PCT.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 26 TO 36. HIGHS 49 TO 59.

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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