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
257 AM MST THU APR 28 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MST THIS
EVENING FOR THE SOUTHEAST PORTION OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151 AND
MOST OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 152 FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...AND A HIGH FIRE DANGER RATING...

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

.DISCUSSION...A STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS TO
THE AREA TODAY. DAYTIME MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP TO
BETWEEN 12 AND 17 PCT IN SOME LOCATIONS...CAUSING AREAS OF
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. THERE IS ALSO A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
A SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM NORTH TO NORTHEAST OF TUCSON TODAY AND
FRIDAY. GUSTY AFTERNOON WINDS CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
WEEKEND...ALTHOUGH SPEEDS WILL BE LESS THAN TODAY.

AZZ150-282230-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION-TDC-
257 AM MST THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........70 TO 80 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 7 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............20 TO 30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 5 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 40 TO 45 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1 UNTIL 1100...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........46 TO 56 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............56 TO 66 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 20 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST AROUND 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................2 UNTIL 2300...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........73 TO 83 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............21 TO 31 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 49 TO 61. HIGHS 75 TO
86. SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 23 PCT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 60. HIGHS 77 TO 87. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 22 PCT.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 53 TO 65. HIGHS 82 TO
97.

$$

AZZ151-282230-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
257 AM MST THU APR 28 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MST THIS
EVENING FOR THE SOUTHEASTERN PORTION OF THE ZONE...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........68 TO 79 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........58 TO 69 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........16 TO 26 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........24 TO 34 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WINDY. SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH
  INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1 UNTIL 1100...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............8919 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 21 KNOTS INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
  35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (312165 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........40 TO 50 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........34 TO 44 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 5 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........51 TO 61 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........52 TO 62 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 11 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WINDY. WEST AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING
  SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH BECOMING WEST
  AROUND 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................2 UNTIL 2300...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........68 TO 79 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........58 TO 69 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........20 TO 30 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........27 TO 37 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............9546 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 6 KNOTS INCREASING TO WEST 17
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (162282 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43 TO 55. HIGHS 70 TO
82. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 26 PCT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 54. HIGHS 72 TO 82. SOUTH WIND
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 22 PCT.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47 TO 59. HIGHS 76 TO
92.

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

$$

AZZ152-282230-
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-
257 AM MST THU APR 28 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MST THIS
EVENING FOR THE SOUTHERN TWO-THIRDS OF THE ZONE...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH AREAS OF BLOWING DUST POSSIBLE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........68 TO 80 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........58 TO 69 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........13 TO 23 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........19 TO 29 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WINDY. SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO
  SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1 UNTIL 1100...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............11745 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 17 KNOTS INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
  37 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (434565 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH AREAS OF BLOWING DUST POSSIBLE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........39 TO 49 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........34 TO 44 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 5 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........49 TO 59 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........52 TO 62 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 13 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WINDY. WEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO
  AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH BECOMING WEST
  AROUND 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................2 UNTIL 2300...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........66 TO 77 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........56 TO 67 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........18 TO 28 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........28 TO 38 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1 UNTIL 1100...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............9288 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 13 TO 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (185760 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS 68 TO 78. WEST
WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 17 TO 27 PCT.
.SUNDAY AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42 TO 53. HIGHS 71 TO
81. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 11 TO 22 PCT.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 56. HIGHS 75 TO
90.

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

$$

AZZ153-282230-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153
NORTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
WHITE AND GILA MOUNTAINS-APACHE SITGREAVES NF-SDC-
257 AM MST THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........59 TO 69 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............19 TO 29 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..BREEZY. SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
  INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................1 UNTIL 1100...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............12647 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 16 KNOTS INCREASING TO 34
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (429998 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........30 TO 40 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............67 TO 77 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 16 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..BREEZY. WEST AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING
  NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................3 UNTIL 2300...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........56 TO 66 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............28 TO 38 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 11 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........30 PCT.
* LAL......................1 UNTIL 1100...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............8863 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 18 TO 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (186123 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 33 TO 46. HIGHS 59 TO 72. WEST TO
SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 17 TO 35
PCT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 44.
HIGHS 62 TO 72. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY
17 TO 27 PCT.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 49. HIGHS 65
TO 81.

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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