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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
746 AM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

.DISCUSSION...
EASTERLY WINDS WILL PUSH MOIST UNSTABLE AIR INTO SOUTHERN NEW
MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS WHILE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES APPROACH THE
REGION. AS A RESULT THERE WILL BE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY ACROSS THE REGION TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
WESTERLY WINDS ALOFT WILL BRING WARMER DRIER WEATHER BEGINNING ON
FRIDAY AND CONTINUING INTO THE WEEKEND. MIN RH VALUES WILL STAY
ABOVE 40% WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY ALL AREAS.



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...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.




NMZ110-311830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
746 AM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....64-69.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....70-75.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....56-61 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....52-57 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (63100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....49-53.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....54-59.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....95-100 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....99-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....66-71.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....73-78.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....57-62 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....53-58 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (54300 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-311830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
746 AM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-81.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (76500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-65.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-84.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (49800 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-311830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
746 AM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4900-6700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (60300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-64.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........97-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
* MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (50800 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-311830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
746 AM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....59-64.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....67-72.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....77-82 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....63-68 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (44800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-53.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....53-58.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....99-100 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....99-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....62-67.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....70-75.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....72-77 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....60-65 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (33000 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-311830-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
746 AM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-81.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........47-51 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (48800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....65-67.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-85.
* MIN HUMIDITY........42-46 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (47000 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-311830-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
746 AM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-79.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (56400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-65.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
* MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (51400 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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