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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
152 PM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Moisture will be rapidly returning across the region over the
next 24 to 36 hours as upper trough off the CA coast and upper
high over east TX help to draw moisture up from the south. Expect
scattered showers and thunderstorms tomorrow afternoon with
increasing coverage through the night and Sunday. The main threat
will be locally heavy rain and flooding. Moisture will get trapped
under a weak high going into the middle of next week which will
keep the threat for heavy rain going. Temperatures will be falling
back to near or slightly below normal and winds will remain on
the light side.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-191330-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
152 PM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....54-56.
*    Below 7500 ft....58-63.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....51-56 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....55-60 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      northwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........4.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....74-79.
*    Below 7500 ft....81-86.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....29-34 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....27-32 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8900 ft AGL increasing to 13800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (57400 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....52-54.
*    Below 7500 ft....56-61.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....83-88 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....81-86 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      east after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Numerous
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....67-72.
*    Below 7500 ft....74-79.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....46-51 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....45-50 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................5.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7300-8400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (69700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Numerous showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
West winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds around
5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-191330-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
152 PM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....64-68.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........66-71 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........3.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....85-89.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........31-36 percent.
*    24 hr trend......18 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......7500 ft AGL increasing to 13700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (71700 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....61-65.
* Max humidity........83-88 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      east after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Numerous
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....78-82.
* Min humidity........46-51 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................5.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5600 ft AGL increasing to 9500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (88400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. East
winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ112-191330-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
152 PM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....66-70.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........66-71 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....86-90.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........30-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL increasing to 13000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (97100 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Numerous
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....64-68.
* Max humidity........82-87 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      north after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......70 percent.
* LAL.................5.
* Haines index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Numerous
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....78-82.
* Min humidity........48-53 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................5.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL increasing to 10700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (104000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. East
winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-191330-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
152 PM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....53-57.
*    Below 7500 ft....59-63.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....75-80 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....69-74 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........3.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....69-74.
*    Below 7500 ft....79-84.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....45-50 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....35-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......9500 ft AGL increasing to 12600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (99300 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Numerous
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....51-55.
*    Below 7500 ft....58-63.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....93-98 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....83-88 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......70 percent.
* LAL.................5.
* Haines index........3.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Numerous
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....62-66.
*    Below 7500 ft....71-76.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....62-67 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....54-59 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................5.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7700 ft AGL increasing to 9700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (125300 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with numerous showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds around
5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-191330-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
152 PM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....Around 70.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........73-78 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....87-91.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........33-37 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5600 ft AGL increasing to 11600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (68300 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Numerous
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....66-68.
* Max humidity........79-84 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      north after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......70 percent.
* LAL.................5.
* Haines index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Numerous
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....80-84.
* Min humidity........47-52 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................5.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5800 ft AGL increasing to 10300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (113900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds
around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-191330-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
152 PM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....66-70.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........77-82 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....86-90.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........34-39 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL increasing to 10500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (72200 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....65-69.
* Max humidity........78-83 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      west after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....81-86.
* Min humidity........42-47 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      northeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7600 ft AGL increasing to 11400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (110100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
East winds around 5 mph.

$$
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