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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
227 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Dry and warm weather conditions will continue for another couple
of days. Westerly winds Wednesday afternoon will be occasionally
gusty, but should stay below critical levels. Min RH`s the next
two days will be in the 20`s in the lowlands and in the 30`s in
the mountains. By Friday and Saturday a slight chance for rain,
mainly east of the Rio Grande will return. Min RH`s for Sunday and
Monday will be in the teens west of the river and in the 20`s and
30`s east of the river. Cooler temperatures and rain chances are
forecast to spread back across much of the area for the start of
next week as an upper trough from the west starts to interact with
a subtropical moisture plume..

&&

...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.




NMZ110-211215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
227 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....44-49.
*    Below 7500 ft....50-55.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....76-81 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....75-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....68-73.
*    Below 7500 ft....78-83.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....38-43 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....30-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......33 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6200 ft AGL increasing to 10300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 30 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (242200 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....45-50.
*    Below 7500 ft....50-55.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....84-89 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....81-86 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 20 mph decreasing to
                      around 10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 32 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....65-70.
*    Below 7500 ft....74-79.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....34-39 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....28-33 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 32 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6900 ft AGL increasing to 11000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 40 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (328400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
West winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-211215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
227 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....57-61.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........79-84 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....87-91.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........26-31 percent.
*    24 hr trend......27 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5900 ft AGL increasing to 12200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (266500 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....56-61.
* Max humidity........78-83 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....83-88.
* Min humidity........23-27 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL increasing to 11900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 30 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (295500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
West winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ112-211215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
227 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....60-64.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........56-61 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....87-92.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........21-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......23 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7000 ft AGL increasing to 11800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (246700 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....62-66.
* Max humidity........64-69 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....86-91.
* Min humidity........24-29 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7100 ft AGL increasing to 11300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (275000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. South
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-211215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
227 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....48-52.
*    Below 7500 ft....54-59.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....63-68 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....58-63 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....70-75.
*    Below 7500 ft....80-85.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....33-38 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....25-29 percent.
*    24 hr trend......26 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6900 ft AGL increasing to 10100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (218200 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....50-54.
*    Below 7500 ft....56-61.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....80-85 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....72-77 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....69-74.
*    Below 7500 ft....78-83.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....40-45 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....32-36 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7500-8700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (216100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. South
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds around
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 70. South
winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ055-211215-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
227 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....65-69.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........56-61 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....90-94.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........21-23 percent.
*    24 hr trend......22 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6200 ft AGL increasing to 11800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (165300 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....67-71.
* Max humidity........59-64 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....89-93.
* Min humidity........26-28 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      west in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5200 ft AGL increasing to 8700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (60700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. West winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-211215-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
227 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....62-66.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........54-59 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....89-94.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........21-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL increasing to 11900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (151600 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....64-68.
* Max humidity........70-75 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the morning,
                      then scattered showers and thunderstorms in
                      the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....87-91.
* Min humidity........28-32 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7000 ft AGL increasing to 10300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (134500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds around
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

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