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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
653 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Breezy westerly winds will bring warm dry weather across southern
New Mexico and west Texas today and Saturday before a cold front
causes slightly cooler near normal temperatures on Sunday. High
pressure aloft will result in continued dry weather with
temperatures near or a little above normal next week. Surface
winds gusting around 20 to 30 mph today and again on Saturday
mainly in the afternoon an evening creating near critical
conditions.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-202100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
653 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....60-65.
*    Below 7500 ft....71-76.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....29-34 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....22-27 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4100 ft AGL increasing to 9100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (231600 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....35-40.
*    Below 7500 ft....39-44.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....77-82 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....74-79 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 32 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....57-62.
*    Below 7500 ft....68-73.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....19-24 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....16-20 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL increasing to 6600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (107700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 60s. North
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
North winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-202100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
653 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....80-84.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........18-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5100 ft AGL increasing to 10700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (254300 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....49-53.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........67-72 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....75-79.
* Min humidity........17-19 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3400 ft AGL increasing to 6300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (94400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ112-202100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
653 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....78-83.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........20-24 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......2500 ft AGL increasing to 9400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (214000 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....51-56.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........60-65 percent.
*    24 hr trend......30 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....73-78.
* Min humidity........17-21 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4100 ft AGL increasing to 6700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (101700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
North winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
North winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 70s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-202100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
653 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent) until 1200,
                      then mostly sunny (20-30 percent). Patchy fog
                      until 0900.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....61-66.
*    Below 7500 ft....67-72.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....32-37 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....28-32 percent.
*    24 hr trend......14 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5900 ft AGL increasing to 9100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (217000 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....42-46.
*    Below 7500 ft....48-52.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....65-70 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....57-62 percent.
*    24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 36 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....57-62.
*    Below 7500 ft....65-70.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....24-28 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....19-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 35 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4100-5600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (107500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-202100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
653 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....82-86.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........19-21 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3900 ft AGL increasing to 9900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (186700 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....56-61.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........57-62 percent.
*    24 hr trend......19 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....76-80.
* Min humidity........19-21 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3800 ft AGL increasing to 5800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (106400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 70s. North
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-202100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
653 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent) until 1200,
                      then mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....82-87.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........20-22 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3300 ft AGL increasing to 10800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (218900 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....56-60.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........57-62 percent.
*    24 hr trend......28 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....77-82.
* Min humidity........19-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3900 ft AGL increasing to 6300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (133000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northeast winds around 10 mph.

$$
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