Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ARIZONA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
254 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF A FEW RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS OVER THE WHITE
MOUNTAINS LATE CHRISTMAS DAY THROUGH FRIDAY. BREEZY WINDS THIS
AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY EAST OF TUCSON WILL RELAX EXCEPT FOR THE
HIGHER TERRAIN WHERE BREEZES WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. BREEZY TO LOCALLY
WINDY CONDITIONS AGAIN ON TUESDAY WITH LOWER HUMIDITY AFTER A
COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH. GUSTY WINDS WILL RETURN AGAIN ON
THURSDAY.

AZZ150-231430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO OODHAM NATION-TDC-
254 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........37 TO 47 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............73 TO 83 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 45 TO 50 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........56 TO 66 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 5 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............20 TO 30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 17 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 50 TO 55 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........31 TO 41 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 6 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............41 TO 51 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 33 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH AROUND 50 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 40
     MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........56 TO 66 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............12 TO 22 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20
     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 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
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 58 TO 68.
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 16 TO 26 PCT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS 56 TO 66. WEST WIND
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 21 TO 31 PCT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 31 TO 41. HIGHS 54 TO 64. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 23 TO 33 PCT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32 TO 42. HIGHS 56 TO 66.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS 56 TO 66.

$$

AZZ151-231430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
254 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........32 TO 42 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........34 TO 44 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........74 TO 89 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........64 TO 79 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 35 TO 40 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........51 TO 63 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........40 TO 54 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 8 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........16 TO 26 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........20 TO 32 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 15 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH AROUND 40 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 50
     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............3029 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTHEAST 7 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 KNOTS
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....GOOD (54522 KNOT-FT).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........24 TO 36 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........25 TO 35 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 7 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........42 TO 57 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........35 TO 50 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 31 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHEAST 40 TO 45 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........52 TO 64 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........44 TO 58 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........13 TO 24 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........11 TO 25 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20
     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............2462 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........EAST 12 TO 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....FAIR (39392 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 31 TO 41. HIGHS 53 TO 68.
SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 25 PCT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 31 TO 41. HIGHS 52 TO 67. SOUTHWEST
WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 20 TO 35 PCT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 27 TO 37. HIGHS 49 TO 62. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 24 TO 39 PCT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 26 TO 40. HIGHS 51 TO 64.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 29 TO 41. HIGHS 53 TO 64.

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

$$

AZZ152-231430-
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-
254 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........28 TO 38 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........29 TO 39 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........77 TO 92 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........67 TO 82 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 8 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH INCREASING TO
     AROUND 45 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........48 TO 58 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........37 TO 52 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 12 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........15 TO 25 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........18 TO 32 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 12 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 45 TO 50 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............4226 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTH 9 KNOTS INCREASING TO NORTHEAST 19
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....VERY GOOD (80294 KNOT-FT).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........19 TO 29 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........21 TO 31 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 8 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........49 TO 64 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........38 TO 53 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 29 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTH AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........48 TO 58 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........42 TO 54 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........15 TO 24 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........12 TO 24 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..EAST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20
     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............1757 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........EAST 8 TO 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....FAIR (24598 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 26 TO 36. HIGHS 49 TO 64.
SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 13 TO 24 PCT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 28 TO 38.
HIGHS 48 TO 63. WEST WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 20 TO
35 PCT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 23 TO 33. HIGHS 46 TO 60.
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 23 TO 38 PCT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 23 TO 35. HIGHS 47 TO 62.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 26 TO 36. HIGHS 50 TO 62.

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

$$

AZZ153-231430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153
NORTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
WHITE AND GILA MOUNTAINS-APACHE SITGREAVES NF-SDC-
254 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........25 TO 35 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............70 TO 80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 11 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH INCREASING TO
     AROUND 55 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........38 TO 48 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 14 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............24 TO 34 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 12 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 40 TO 45 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............4663 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTHEAST 22 TO 28 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (130564 KNOT-FT).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........16 TO 26 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 9 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............47 TO 57 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 24 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH AROUND 35 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 25
     MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........42 TO 52 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 5 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............19 TO 29 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15
     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............1877 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTHEAST 6 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE EAST 8
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....MARGINAL (15016 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 23 TO 33. HIGHS 45 TO 55.
SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 19 TO 29 PCT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
21 TO 31. HIGHS 42 TO 52. WEST WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY 24 TO 34 PCT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 17 TO 27. HIGHS 39 TO 49. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 25 TO 35 PCT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 20 TO 30. HIGHS 41 TO 51.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 22 TO 32. HIGHS 41 TO 51.

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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