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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
643 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...
LATEST STORM SYSTEM IS RAPIDLY EXITING THE REGION TO THE EAST.
BEHIND THIS SYSTEM DRIER CONDITIONS AND CLEARING SKIES WILL SPREAD
OVER THE AREA TODAY. A DRY NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL BE THE MAIN
WEATHER FEATURE THROUGH NEXT WEEK. TEMPERATURES REMAINING COOL AND
SEASONAL TODAY AND SATURDAY...THEN A WARMING TREND TO ABOVE NORMAL
HIGHS SUNDAY AND MORE SO FOR MONDAY AND MOST OF CHRISTMAS WEEK.
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL REMAIN ABOVE 25 PERCENT GOING INTO NEXT
WEEK AS WELL. BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED CHRISTMAS DAY
(THU) AS A DRY SHORT WAVE PASSES. MODELS HIT THAT A FEW LIGHT
SHOWERS MAY DROP IN WITH THIS SYSTEM CHRISTMAS NIGHT...BUT FOR NOW
THAT IS A REMOTE POSSIBILITY. THUS GENERALLY DRY AND MILD FOR THE
WEEK AHEAD.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-192100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
643 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....33-37.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....41-46.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....52-57 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....46-51 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......30 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-3100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (18300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....18-22.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....21-26.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....73-78 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....80-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-40.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....44-49.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....43-48 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....38-43 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (81400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 25 TO 30. HIGHS 47 TO 52. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 35 TO 40%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 28 TO 33. HIGHS 52 TO 57. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 41 TO 46%.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 30 TO 35. HIGHS 48 TO 53. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 31 TO 36%.

$$

NMZ111-192100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
643 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-53.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-2400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (12600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-27.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........92-97 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY........34-38 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-3300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (50400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 32 TO 37%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 34 TO
39%.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 30S. HIGHS NEAR 60. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 32 TO 37%.

$$

NMZ112-192100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
643 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-2900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (24300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-29.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
* MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 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........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (39700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 28 TO 33. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO 34%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
30 TO 35%.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO
32%.

$$

NMZ113-192100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
643 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....35-40.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....40-45.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-53 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....43-48 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (35000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....20-25.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....24-28.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....57-62 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....65-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-42.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....44-49.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....34-39 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....33-38 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-2700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (69900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS 47 TO 52. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 32 TO 37%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS 54 TO
59. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 31 TO 36%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS
46 TO 51. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 32 TO 37%.

$$

TXZ055-192100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
643 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-54.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-44 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (22500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-33.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-57.
* MIN HUMIDITY........33-35 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3800-4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (29600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO
34%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO
33%.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS NEAR 60. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO 34%.

$$

TXZ056-192100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
643 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-54.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-2800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (30900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-31.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........83-88 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY........34-38 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-3700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (55200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID TO UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO
34%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO
32%.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S TO LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO
34%.

$$

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