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
245 PM MST SUN SEP 14 2014

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+++ 20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS +++
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.DISCUSSION...THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING
OVER FAR SOUTHERN PIMA COUNTY AND THE WHITE MOUNTAINS THEN A SLIGHTLY
GREATER CHANCE MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. AN EASTERLY BREEZE WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS THE EASTERN TWO THIRDS OF THE AREA THROUGH MONDAY.
THEN DEEPER MOISTURE WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION FOR A GREATER THREAT
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. SOME OF THOSE
STORMS MAY PRODUCE LOCAL AREAS OF FLOODING.

AZZ150-151430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO OODHAM NATION-TDC-
245 PM MST SUN SEP 14 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING...MAINLY NEAR THE MEXICO BORDER.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........71 TO 81 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............56 TO 66 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................2 UNTIL 2200...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........92 TO 102 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............30 TO 40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
  CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........71 TO 81 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............75 TO 85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 19 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO EAST
     AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................2.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
  CHANCE OF AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........88 TO 98 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............46 TO 56 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 16 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........40 PCT.
* LAL......................3.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 68 TO 78. HIGHS 87 TO 97. LIGHT WINDS. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY 36 TO 46 PCT.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 68 TO 78. HIGHS 90 TO 100.

$$

AZZ151-151430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
245 PM MST SUN SEP 14 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY THIS EVENING FAR SOUTH PART.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........61 TO 76 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........55 TO 67 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........67 TO 82 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........73 TO 88 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................2.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF AFTERNOON
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........82 TO 97 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........71 TO 86 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........29 TO 44 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........45 TO 60 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............9833 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........EAST 12 TO 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (157328 KNOT-FT).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........62 TO 77 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........56 TO 68 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........73 TO 88 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........82 TO 97 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 6 TO 9 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............EAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15
     MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................2.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
  CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........78 TO 93 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........67 TO 82 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........37 TO 52 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........59 TO 74 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 8 TO 11 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........40 PCT.
* LAL......................3.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............6653 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........EAST 12 TO 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (106448 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 59 TO 74. HIGHS 77 TO 92. LIGHT WINDS. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY 44 TO 59 PCT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 58 TO 73. HIGHS 79 TO 94.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 59 TO 74. HIGHS 82 TO 97.

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

$$

AZZ152-151430-
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-
245 PM MST SUN SEP 14 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........57 TO 69 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........51 TO 64 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........76 TO 91 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........77 TO 92 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
     NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........80 TO 92 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........69 TO 84 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........29 TO 44 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........46 TO 61 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................2.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............5937 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........EAST 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....VERY GOOD (94992 KNOT-FT).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........60 TO 72 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........52 TO 67 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 1 TO 3 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........74 TO 89 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........78 TO 93 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................2.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........76 TO 90 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........66 TO 81 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 TO 4 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........39 TO 54 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........58 TO 73 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 10 TO 12 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........30 PCT.
* LAL......................3.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............5295 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........EAST 12 TO 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....VERY GOOD (84720 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 56 TO 70. HIGHS 74 TO 89. EAST WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY 47 TO 62 PCT.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 56 TO 68. HIGHS 74 TO 89. LIGHT WINDS. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY 49 TO 64 PCT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 56 TO 68. HIGHS 78 TO 93.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 69. HIGHS 79 TO 94.

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

$$

AZZ153-151430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153
NORTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
WHITE AND GILA MOUNTAINS-APACHE SITGREAVES NF-SDC-
245 PM MST SUN SEP 14 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........51 TO 61 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............80 TO 90 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................2 UNTIL 2300...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
  CHANCE OF AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........74 TO 84 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............41 TO 51 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..EAST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........40 PCT.
* LAL......................3.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............7199 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........EAST 10 TO 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....VERY GOOD (79189 KNOT-FT).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
  CHANCE OF EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
  OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........53 TO 63 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............83 TO 93 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..EAST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........30 PCT.
* LAL......................3.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
  CHANCE OF AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........71 TO 81 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............48 TO 58 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........30 PCT.
* LAL......................3.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............4643 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........EAST 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....GOOD (46430 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 51 TO 61. HIGHS 71 TO 81. LIGHT WINDS. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY 47 TO 57 PCT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 50 TO 60. HIGHS 75 TO 85.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 60. HIGHS 74 TO 84.

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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