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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
743 AM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE CENTERED OVER THE LOWER COLORADO BASIN WILL
SHIFT EASTWARD AND SLOWLY BREAK DOWN OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
THIS WILL KEEP TEMPERATURES AROUND 5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL TODAY...
SPIKING TO 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
(POSSIBLY FLIRTING WITH DAILY RECORDS IN SOME SPOTS). DRY
CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL WITH SINGLE-DIGIT AFTERNOON RH VALUES.
RH RECOVERY WILL BE POOR IN THE LOWLANDS. WINDS WILL BE A BIT
BREEZY IN SATURDAY AFTERNOON IN FAR SW NEW MEXICO WITH A FEW
20-FT GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE LOWLAND DESERTS.

A FAST MOVING UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL ROLL THROUGH ON
MONDAY...BRINGING ISOLATED TO SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS TO THE AREA
WITH A 5-10 DEGREE COOL DOWN. TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB BACK UP TO
AROUND 5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL (80S IN THE DESERTS) BY MID-WEEK.
THERE MAY BE SOME SLIGHTLY BREEZY AFTERNOONS...BUT NO BLOCKBUSTER
WIND EVENTS ON ARE ON THE HORIZON.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-272015-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
743 AM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....65-70.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....71-76.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....11-13 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....10-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (266900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....33-38.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....38-43.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-41 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....34-39 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....69-74.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....75-80.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....10-12 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....8-10 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (288700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37 TO 42. HIGHS 71 TO 76. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40 TO 45. HIGHS 65 TO 70. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 38 TO 43. HIGHS 67 TO 72. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.

$$

NMZ111-272015-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
743 AM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-80.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........9-11 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (122900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-44.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-86.
* MIN HUMIDITY........6-8 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 17100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (303700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO 13%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 15 TO 20%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S TO
LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.

$$

NMZ112-272015-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
743 AM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-78.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........9-11 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (109400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-47.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-85.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (277000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS 80 TO
85. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 7 TO 12%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID
70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.

$$

NMZ113-272015-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
743 AM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....59-64.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....69-74.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....13-17 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....11-13 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (196200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-42.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....41-45.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....35-40 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....33-38 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....65-70.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....74-79.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....12-16 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....10-12 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (243000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 40S. HIGHS 71 TO 76. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS
63 TO 68. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO 32%.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 42 TO 47. HIGHS 66 TO 71. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 15 TO 20%.

$$

TXZ055-272015-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
743 AM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-78.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (69800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-88.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (236300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN
THE 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 7 TO 12%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS NEAR 80.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.

$$

TXZ056-272015-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
743 AM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-78.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........12-14 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (111300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-47.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......37 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (249500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS 81 TO 86. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO 14%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID
70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.

$$

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