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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
300 PM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...Dry conditions will prevail areawide through
Saturday night. There will then be a slight chance of showers across
the eastern half of the forecast area Sunday, with even higher
precipitation chances in the White Mountains. A Pacific system will
bring a chance of valley rain and mountain snow showers late Monday
into Tuesday. Dry conditions will return next Wednesday through
Friday. Expect gusty west to northwest 20-foot winds during the
afternoon and early evening hours primarily east of Tucson through
Tuesday, with breezy to windy 20-foot winds across Cochise county on
Sunday. Critical fire weather thresholds may be met for a few hours
Sunday afternoon across the southern half of Cochise county, with
winds speeds easily exceeding criteria, but minimum relative
humidity values and fire danger both marginal at this time.

AZZ150-251415-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
300 PM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........33 to 43 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............43 to 53 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 9 to 13 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest around 10 mph in the evening
  becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........63 to 73 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 7 degs.
* Min Humidity.............10 to 17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 3 to 7 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming south around 10 mph
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........38 to 48 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 7 degs.
* Max Humidity.............48 to 58 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest around 10 mph in the evening
  becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 35 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy then becoming partly
  cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........58 to 68 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............20 to 30 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 9 to 13 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 35 to 40 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
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 39 to 49.
Highs 60 to 70. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity
29 to 39 pct.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 39 to 49. Highs
58 to 68. West wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 28 to 38 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38 to 48. Highs 63 to 73. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 17 to 25 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41 to 51. Highs 69 to 79.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 43 to 53. Highs 72 to 82.

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AZZ151-251415-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
300 PM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........26 to 36 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........25 to 35 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........43 to 53 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........32 to 42 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 13 to 17 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 10 mph in the evening
  becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........60 to 70 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........50 to 60 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 4 to 8 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........9 to 19 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........10 to 20 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming southwest around 15
  mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............7394 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 6 knots increasing to west 19
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (140486 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........33 to 43 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........31 to 41 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 5 to 9 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........44 to 54 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........36 to 46 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 5 to 9 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 30 mph increasing to around
  40 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........55 to 65 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........45 to 55 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........18 to 28 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........23 to 33 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 10 to 14 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 35 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............7260 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........South 14 knots increasing to west 32
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (232320 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 35 to 45.
Highs 57 to 67. Southwest wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity
23 to 33 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 35 to 45. Highs
53 to 63. West wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 33 to 43 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 44. Highs 60 to 70. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 19 to 29 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36 to 46. Highs 64 to 74.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 38 to 48. Highs 67 to 77.

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

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AZZ152-251415-
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-
300 PM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........25 to 35 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........22 to 32 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........43 to 53 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........32 to 42 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 10 to 14 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........58 to 68 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........49 to 59 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 7 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........9 to 19 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........13 to 23 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming southwest around 15
  mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............6831 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 4 knots increasing to west 21
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (143451 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........31 to 41 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........28 to 38 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 5 to 7 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........42 to 52 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........34 to 44 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 30 mph increasing to around
  40 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........54 to 64 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........45 to 55 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........19 to 29 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........25 to 35 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 10 to 14 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 40 mph decreasing to around
  30 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............7621 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........South 9 knots increasing to west 33
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (251493 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 32 to 42.
Highs 55 to 65. Southwest wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity
24 to 34 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 32 to 42. Highs
52 to 62. West wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 31 to 41 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows 30 to
40. Highs 57 to 67. Light winds. Minimum Humidity 19 to 29 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 32 to 42. Highs 59 to 69.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 44. Highs 62 to 72.

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

$$

AZZ153-251415-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
300 PM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........20 to 30 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............53 to 63 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 8 to 12 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........45 to 55 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............17 to 27 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............5722 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Northwest 5 knots increasing to west 21
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (120162 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........26 to 36 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 5 to 9 degs.
* Max Humidity.............48 to 58 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 7 to 11 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 30 mph increasing to around
  45 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers
  and slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature..........42 to 52 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............30 to 40 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 12 to 16 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 40 mph becoming southwest
  around 25 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........30 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............7276 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 13 knots increasing to west 28
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (203728 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows 26 to 36. Highs 45 to 55. West wind around 20 mph. Minimum
Humidity 33 to 43 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows 26 to 36. Highs 42 to 52. West wind around 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 39 to 49 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain and snow
showers. Lows 25 to 35. Highs 48 to 58. Light winds. Minimum
Humidity 25 to 32 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27 to 37. Highs 52 to 62.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 55 to 65.

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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