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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
726 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BRING HOT MOSTLY DRY WEATHER TO SOUTHERN
NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS TODAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH ONLY
SLIGHT CHANCES FOR RAIN MAINLY OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS AND NEAR
THE ARIZONA BORDER. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN AROUND 4 TO 7 DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL WITH MINIMUM AFTERNOON HUMIDITY AROUND 10 TO 20
PERCENT LOWLANDS AND 20 TO 30 PERCENT MOUNTAINS. A WEAK COOL FRONT
PLUS AN INCREASE IN MOISTURE MAY GENERATE MORE SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS NEXT WEDNESDAY AND 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.


NMZ110-251845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
726 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....80-85.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....88-93.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....20-24 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13700 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (79400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT). SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....52-57.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....58-63.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....66-71 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....60-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....84-89.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....90-95.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....27-32 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....24-28 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13900 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (95400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 58 TO 63. HIGHS 88 TO 93. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 59 TO 64. HIGHS 86 TO 91. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 26 TO 31%.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 57 TO 62. HIGHS 85 TO 90. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.

$$

NMZ111-251845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
726 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                      AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-97.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-21 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14500 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (91500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....67-71.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....95-99.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-20 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14900 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (134400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 70. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE 90S.
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 70. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 90S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.

$$

NMZ112-251845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
726 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-98.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-23 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (57100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....95-100.
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-21 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (145000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 69 TO 74. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 70 TO 75. HIGHS 93 TO 98. EAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 69 TO 74. HIGHS 92 TO 97. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.

$$

NMZ113-251845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
726 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....77-82.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....82-87.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....28-33 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....22-26 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13200 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (108700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-53.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....52-57.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....59-64 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....78-83.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....84-89.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-34 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....23-28 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14100 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (114200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 60 TO 65. HIGHS 87 TO 92. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 61 TO 66. HIGHS 85 TO 90. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 59 TO 64. HIGHS 84 TO 89. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO 34%.

$$

TXZ055-251845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
726 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-100.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-22 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (73100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....71-75.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....98-102.
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-19 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (146000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 70S. HIGHS 97 TO 101.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S. HIGHS IN
THE MID TO UPPER 90S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO
23%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.

$$

TXZ056-251845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
726 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-98.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-23 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (126500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....95-100.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-20 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (160900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 70 TO 75. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 71 TO 76. HIGHS 93 TO 98. EAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 70 TO 75. HIGHS 92 TO 97. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.

$$

HEFNER





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