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FNUS55 KTWC 251038
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
338 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...Dry conditions through tonight followed by isolated
to scattered showers mainly northeast of Tucson Sunday. Dry
conditions will prevail most sections Sunday night into Monday
morning. A Pacific weather system will then bring a slight chance of
showers Monday afternoon, then a good chance of valley rain and
mountain snow showers by Tuesday. Dry conditions will prevail
Wednesday into next Friday. The most significant winds will occur
Sunday and Tuesday, with the strongest gusts expected southeast of
Tucson. Markedly less wind is on tap Wednesday before some gusty
east winds occur Thursday and next Friday.



AZZ150-252300-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
338 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........62 to 72 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............10 to 19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 4 to 8 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..East around 10 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........38 to 48 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 4 to 8 degs.
* Max Humidity.............47 to 57 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 35 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........57 to 67 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 3 to 7 degs.
* Min Humidity.............25 to 35 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 14 to 18 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 40 to 50. Highs
60 to 70. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 32 to
42 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 39 to 49. Highs
56 to 66. West wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 34 to 44 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 37 to 47. Highs 61 to 71.
Northeast wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 20 to 30 pct.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 40 to 50. Highs 68 to 78.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 43 to 53. Highs 72 to 82.

$$

AZZ151-252300-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
338 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........59 to 69 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........49 to 59 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 7 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........8 to 18 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........8 to 16 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 6 to 10 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South around 10 mph shifting to the west
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............6859 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 7 knots increasing to west 19
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (130321 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........33 to 43 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........30 to 40 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 7 to 11 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........43 to 53 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........32 to 42 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 12 to 16 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 30 mph increasing to around
  40 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........55 to 65 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........45 to 55 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........21 to 31 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........25 to 35 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 14 to 18 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 35 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............7395 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........South 9 knots increasing to west 28
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (207060 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 34 to 44.
Highs 58 to 68. Southwest wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity
26 to 36 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 34 to 44. Highs
53 to 63. West wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 42 to 52 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 41. Highs 58 to 68. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 22 to 32 pct.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 35 to 45. Highs 63 to 73.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 37 to 47. Highs 67 to 77.

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

$$

AZZ152-252300-
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-
338 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........58 to 68 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........49 to 59 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 7 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........8 to 16 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........9 to 19 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South around 10 mph shifting to the west
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............6586 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 4 knots increasing to west 20
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (131720 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........31 to 41 degs.
*    Above 5000 ft.........31 to 41 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 6 to 10 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........42 to 52 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........29 to 39 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 7 to 11 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 30 mph increasing to around
  40 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........53 to 63 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........44 to 54 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 3 to 7 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........20 to 30 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........25 to 35 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 16 to 20 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 40 mph decreasing to around
  30 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............6907 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........South 6 knots increasing to west 30
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (207210 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 31 to 41.
Highs 55 to 65. Southwest wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity
26 to 36 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 32 to 42. Highs
51 to 61. West wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 41 to 51 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 55 to 65. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 21 to 31 pct.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 30 to 40. Highs 60 to 70.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 34 to 44. Highs 63 to 73.

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

$$

AZZ153-252300-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
338 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........47 to 57 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............13 to 19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............5447 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........North 5 knots increasing to west 20
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (108940 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........25 to 35 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 7 to 11 degs.
* Max Humidity.............46 to 56 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 9 to 13 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 30 mph increasing to around
  40 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and
  snow showers.
* Max Temperature..........42 to 52 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............28 to 38 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 16 to 20 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 35 mph becoming southwest
  around 25 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........20 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............5323 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 13 to 19 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (101137 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Lows
24 to 34. Highs 46 to 56. West wind around 20 mph. Minimum
Humidity 33 to 43 pct.
.TUESDAY...Snow showers likely and chance of showers. Lows 22 to
32. Highs 39 to 49. West wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity
50 to 60 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
20 to 30. Highs 45 to 55. Light winds. Minimum Humidity 26 to
35 pct.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 24 to 34. Highs 53 to 63.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 54 to 64.

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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