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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
635 AM MST Tue Jan 23 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Very dry conditions will continue for today and Wednesday with
dewpoints near zero yielding Minimum RH values in the lower-teens.
Temperatures will be seasonal through most of the week... a
degree or two below normal today, but a degree or two above normal
by Wednesday. Expect some increase in high clouds later in the
week ahead of an approaching trough. This system will pass well to
our north by the weekend, bringing a slight drop in temperatures
for Saturday, but little else.

Vent rates will remain limited today and tomorrow except in the
lowlands of SW New Mexico, with some improvement by Thursday.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-232200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
635 AM MST Tue Jan 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....38-43.
*    Below 7500 ft....47-52.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....20-25 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....14-19 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2600 ft AGL increasing to 7100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (61300 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....15-20.
*    Below 7500 ft....12-17.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....45-50 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....55-60 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....45-50.
*    Below 7500 ft....52-57.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....13-15 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....13-15 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......2300 ft AGL increasing to 4500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (58000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower 50s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower
50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 50s.
North winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-232200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
635 AM MST Tue Jan 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....52-56.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........12-16 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2400 ft AGL increasing to 5800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (72000 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....18-23.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........55-60 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....55-59.
* Min humidity........13-15 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......2200 ft AGL increasing to 4200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (75100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the upper 50s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 60s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 50s.
North winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ112-232200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
635 AM MST Tue Jan 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....51-55.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........12-16 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2400 ft AGL increasing to 5300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (41000 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....19-24.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........51-56 percent.
*    24 hr trend......14 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....53-57.
* Min humidity........14-16 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......2000 ft AGL increasing to 4000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (31800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 60.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 50s.
North winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-232200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
635 AM MST Tue Jan 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....39-44.
*    Below 7500 ft....46-51.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....10-15 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....12-17 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2700 ft AGL increasing to 6900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (24200 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....20-25.
*    Below 7500 ft....17-22.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....34-39 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....42-47 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      northwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....42-47.
*    Below 7500 ft....49-53.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....15-17 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....12-16 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2300 ft AGL increasing to 4900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (49800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 50s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 50s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 50.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-232200-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
635 AM MST Tue Jan 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....53-57.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........12-15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......1900 ft AGL increasing to 4900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (38300 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....25-29.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........48-53 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....56-58.
* Min humidity........15-17 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......1800 ft AGL increasing to 4400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (31800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
North winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-232200-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
635 AM MST Tue Jan 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....54-58.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........11-14 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......2100 ft AGL increasing to 5600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (37000 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....25-30.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........48-53 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....54-58.
* Min humidity........17-19 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2000 ft AGL increasing to 4600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (39300 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 50s. North
winds around 5 mph.

$$
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