Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ARIZONA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
306 AM MST WED APR 23 2014

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+++ 20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS +++
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.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH MAKING ITS WAY EAST ACROSS THE
AREA TODAY WILL BRING GUSTY WINDS ESPECIALLY IN AREAS EAST OF
TUCSON. THIS COMBINED WITH LOW RH VALUES THIS COULD LEAD TO BRIEF
PERIODS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON...MAINLY
IN EASTERN PORTIONS OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES 152 AND 153. WARMER
TEMPERATURES AND WINDS SIGNIFICANTLY LESS THEREAFTER THROUGH
FRIDAY. A SECOND SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF
WINDY CONDITIONS OVER THE WEEKEND.

AZZ150-232300-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO OODHAM NATION-TDC-
306 AM MST WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST LATE
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........78 TO 88 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 6 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............7 TO 17 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY BLOWING DUST EARLY
  IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........49 TO 59 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 5 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............22 TO 32 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 20 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
     MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........81 TO 91 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............6 TO 12 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. LOWS 52 TO 62.
HIGHS 81 TO 91. SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 8 TO
18 PCT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. LOWS 52 TO 62.
HIGHS 75 TO 85. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 10
TO 20 PCT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 43 TO 53. HIGHS 71 TO 81. WEST WIND
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 11 TO 21 PCT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46 TO 56. HIGHS 76 TO 86.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 60. HIGHS 81 TO 91.

$$

AZZ151-232300-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
306 AM MST WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST LATE
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........74 TO 88 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........63 TO 77 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 7 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........8 TO 16 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........13 TO 20 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  WEST AROUND 20 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............7595 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 13 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE WEST 21
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (159495 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY BLOWING DUST EARLY
  IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........42 TO 56 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........41 TO 51 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 5 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........21 TO 36 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........23 TO 38 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 15 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........76 TO 88 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........65 TO 79 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........6 TO 10 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........9 TO 16 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 MPH
  IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............8960 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHEAST 7 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....VERY GOOD (89600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. LOWS 44 TO 58. HIGHS
74 TO 89. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 6 TO
13 PCT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. LOWS 45 TO 60.
HIGHS 70 TO 85. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY
11 TO 26 PCT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 37 TO 51. HIGHS 66 TO 81. WEST WIND
AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 27 PCT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39 TO 53. HIGHS 69 TO 84.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 57. HIGHS 74 TO 89.

NOTE TO USERS - ZONE 151 VENTILATION CATEGORY...MIXING HEIGHT AND
TRANSPORT WINDS ARE BASED ON THE BUENOS AIRES N.W.R. LOCATION
(3500 MSL)

$$

AZZ152-232300-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 152
SOUTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
SOUTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE SAN CARLOS APACHE NATION
IN GRAHAM COUNTY-CORONADO NF-SAFFORD BLM-TDC-
306 AM MST WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST LATE
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........75 TO 85 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........62 TO 77 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 7 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........8 TO 14 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........11 TO 22 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING 10 TO 20 MPH
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............8954 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO WEST 23
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (205942 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY BLOWING DUST EARLY
  IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........42 TO 54 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........38 TO 53 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 6 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........20 TO 35 PCT.
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........21 TO 36 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 13 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20
     MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........76 TO 86 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........64 TO 79 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........6 TO 10 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........9 TO 18 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 MPH
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............9749 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHEAST 4 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST 11 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (107239 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. LOWS 44 TO 56. HIGHS 73
TO 88. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 6 TO 13 PCT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS 46 TO 58. HIGHS 69 TO 84. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 30
MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 11 TO 26 PCT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 52.
HIGHS 65 TO 80. WEST WIND AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 11 TO
26 PCT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39 TO 53. HIGHS 68 TO 83.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 41 TO 55. HIGHS 70 TO 85.

NOTE TO USERS - ZONE 152 VENTILATION CATEGORY...MIXING HEIGHT AND
TRANSPORT WINDS ARE BASED ON THE CHIRICAHUA N.M. LOCATION (5400 MSL)

$$

AZZ153-232300-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153
NORTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
WHITE AND GILA MOUNTAINS-APACHE SITGREAVES NF-SDC-
306 AM MST WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........66 TO 76 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............10 TO 16 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND
  20 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............7967 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 27 KNOTS IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (215109 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........34 TO 44 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 8 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............27 TO 37 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 16 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST
     AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........67 TO 77 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............8 TO 12 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
     SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............8529 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTHEAST 5 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST 13 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (110877 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS 68 TO 78. WEST WIND
AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 8 TO 15 PCT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO
48. HIGHS 63 TO 73. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY 15 TO 25 PCT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 30 TO 40.
HIGHS 58 TO 68. WEST WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 17 TO 27
PCT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32 TO 42. HIGHS 61 TO 71.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 33 TO 43. HIGHS 65 TO 75.

NOTE TO USERS - ZONE 153 VENTILATION CATEGORY...MIXING HEIGHT AND
TRANSPORT WINDS ARE BASED ON THE POINT OF PINES LOCATION (6040 MSL)

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