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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
614 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...
WE WILL SEE LOTS OF LOWLAND RAIN SHOWERS AND HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOW
SHOWERS TODAY AND TONIGHT AS AN APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL STORM
SYSTEM COMBINES WITH ABUNDANT MOISTURE. WINDS WILL BE A LITTLE ON
THE STRONG SIDE FROM THE EAST MOST OF THE DAY. THE RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OFF AND ON INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. RAINFALL
TOTALS IN THE LOWLANDS COULD APPROACH ONE INCH AND SNOW TOTALS IN
THE MOUNTAINS COULD BE AROUND 10 INCHES ABOVE 7K FEET. ON SUNDAY
WILL SEE LESS PRECIPITATION. FOR THE START OF NEXT WEEK WE WILL
SEE PLENTY OF SUN AND COOL TEMPERATURES WITH LIGHT WINDS. WE WILL
SEE A WARMING TREND DURING NEXT WEEK...BUT WE WILL STAY DRY WITH
LITTLE WIND PROBLEMS. MIN RH`S WILL BE IMPRESSIVELY HIGH TODAY
THROUGH SUNDAY...BUT EVEN FOR MOST OF NEXT WEEK WE WILL SEE MIN
RH`S IN THE 40`S AND 50`S IN MOST LOCATIONS.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-301915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
614 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS
                      AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-44.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....43-47.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....66-71 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....64-69 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......90 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-1800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (42600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....31-35.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....33-37.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....85-89 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....84-89 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......100 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS
                      AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-44.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....45-49.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....70-75 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....69-74 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (32900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
31 TO 36. HIGHS 48 TO 53. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH
53 TO 58%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 28 TO 33. HIGHS 47 TO 52. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 60 TO 65%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 28 TO 33. HIGHS 51 TO 56. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 50 TO 55%.

$$

NMZ111-301915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
614 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
*    24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........63-68 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......29 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-2200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (61000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-39.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........84-89 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......90 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-55.
* MIN HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (116300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 57 TO 62%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 56 TO 61%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS NEAR 60.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 49 TO 54%.

$$

NMZ112-301915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
614 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-48.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 31 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......90 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-2300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (41200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-38.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........84-89 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......90 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
* MIN HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (27500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 52 TO 57%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
56 TO 61%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS NEAR
60. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 47 TO 52%.

$$

NMZ113-301915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
614 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS
                      AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-40.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....36-41.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....68-73 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....64-69 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......90 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-2400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (35900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....28-32.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....28-33.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....86-89 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....87-89 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......100 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS
                      AND SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-41.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....39-44.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....74-79 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....71-76 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (36500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 28 TO 33. HIGHS 41 TO 46. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 67 TO 72%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS 43 TO 48. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 67 TO 72%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS 50 TO 55. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 55 TO 60%.

$$

TXZ055-301915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
614 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-49.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........59-63 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-2100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (44900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........83-88 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND
                      10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......90 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-55.
* MIN HUMIDITY........66-70 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (41800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS NEAR 40.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
57 TO 62%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
54 TO 59%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 45 TO 50%.

$$

TXZ056-301915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
614 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........57-61 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-3100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (56000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........84-89 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 31 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......100 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-55.
* MIN HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (104200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 61 TO 66%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID
50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 56 TO 61%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS NEAR
60. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 51 TO 56%.

$$







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