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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
144 PM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Active weather pattern setting up across the country for the next
week plus. Several upper lows will be affecting the area during
this time with the first tonight. There will be a back door cold
front moving through through midnight which will help to drop
temperatures about 5 to 10 degrees for Friday. East to northeast
winds will pick up behind the front for tonight but should
decrease to less than 15 mph by morning. A few rain showers are
possible over west Texas. Temperatures will remain near to
slightly below normal going into the weekend with another bringing
precipitation chances across region on Sunday with lowland rain
and mountain snow. Temperatures will start to warm up to near
normal by the middle of next week with dry conditions returning
for a few days. Relative humidities should remain above 20 percent
and winds will occasionally get breezy, especially Sunday.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-151400-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
144 PM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....15-20.
*    Below 7500 ft....20-25.
*    24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....65-70 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....73-78 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....45-49.
*    Below 7500 ft....49-53.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....17-21 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......2200-3700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (32900 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....17-21.
*    Below 7500 ft....19-24.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....52-57 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....66-71 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....48-52.
*    Below 7500 ft....51-55.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....14-18 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....18-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......1700 ft AGL increasing to 4700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (71600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-151400-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
144 PM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....25-29.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........67-72 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....52-54.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........23-27 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2500-4200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (67700 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....22-24.
* Max humidity........77-82 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....56-60.
* Min humidity........23-28 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......1600 ft AGL increasing to 4000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (80600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ112-151400-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
144 PM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....24-29.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........67-72 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....48-52.
*    24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........25-29 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      south in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2500-4100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (24600 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....22-26.
* Max humidity........73-78 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Max temperature.....53-57.
* Min humidity........27-32 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......1700-3400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (50300 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs around 50. West winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-151400-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
144 PM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....18-23.
*    Below 7500 ft....21-25.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....65-70 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....71-76 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....39-44.
*    Below 7500 ft....44-49.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....20-25 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....21-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2300-3900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (42800 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....18-22.
*    Below 7500 ft....23-27.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....45-50 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....52-57 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 15 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.....
*    Above 7500 ft....45-49.
*    Below 7500 ft....51-56.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....18-23 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....19-24 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......1600-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (51500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Lows
around 30. Highs in the lower 40s. West winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-151400-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
144 PM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Min temperature.....30-34.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........62-67 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....51-53.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........29-31 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2600 ft AGL increasing to 4600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (32400 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....27-29.
* Max humidity........77-82 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Max temperature.....55-57.
* Min humidity........34-36 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......1700 ft AGL increasing to 3700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (44800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. West winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-151400-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
144 PM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Min temperature.....28-32.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........72-77 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....49-53.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........32-36 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......2800-4600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (38100 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....26-28.
* Max humidity........82-87 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....54-58.
* Min humidity........34-38 percent.
* 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.
* Mixing height.......1900 ft AGL increasing to 4100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (68200 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
West winds around 5 mph.

$$
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