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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
700 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TRACK EAST ACROSS
NORTHERN NEW MEXICO TODAY. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF PRECIP
FOR THE NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE GILA REGION AND SACRAMENTO
MOUNTAINS. IT WILL CONTINUE TO BE DRY WITH MINIMUM HUMIDITY VALUES
DROPPING TO SINGLE DIGITS THIS AFTERNOON. WESTERLY WIND SPEEDS
WILL BE AROUND 20 MPH EASTERN ZONES WHERE A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN
EFFECT...BUT REMAIN BELOW CRITICAL SPEEDS TO THE WEST. WIND SPEEDS
WILL BE MUCH LOWER FOR FRIDAY AND THE WEEKEND WHILE DRY CONDITIONS
PERSIST. TEMPERATURES WILL REBOUND BACK UP TO TO NEAR OR SLIGHTLY
ABOVE NORMALS DURING THE WEEKEND. LONG RANGE OUTLOOK FOR NEXT WEEK
HAS POSSIBLE MOISTURE INCREASES FOR A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID WEEK.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-262100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
700 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....57-62.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....66-71.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....15-19 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....11-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14600 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (286300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-40.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....40-45.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....55-60 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....50-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST
  AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....63-68.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....71-76.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....16-20 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....12-16 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (180300 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-262100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
700 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT). PATCHY BLOWING DUST
                      AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-80.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (288400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-49.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST
  AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-83.
* MIN HUMIDITY........9-11 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (183800 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-262100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
700 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT). PATCHY BLOWING
                      DUST AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 31 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (359900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-52.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND
                      10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
* MIN HUMIDITY........9-11 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15700 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (209400 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-262100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
700 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....59-64.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....69-74.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....10-14 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....7-9 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (341900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-42.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....44-49.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....47-52 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....40-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING
                      TO 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....62-67.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....71-76.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....15-19 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....12-14 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13900 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (318400 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-262100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
700 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT). PATCHY BLOWING DUST
                      AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-85.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (338100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-58.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........25-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO
                      AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-84.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (182600 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-262100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
700 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT). PATCHY BLOWING DUST
                      AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 17000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (428600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-54.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-84.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (213400 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
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