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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
138 PM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A deepening upper level trough over the western U.S. is pulling
some enhanced mid-level moisture into areas near and east of the
Rio Grande today. This will result in an increase in showers and
thunderstorms through Saturday. Drier air will persist over SW
New Mexico. Temperatures will slowly drop to near normal by
Sunday. A backdoor cold front will bring cooler temperatures and
more widespread precipitation by Tuesday, mainly for areas east of
the Continental Divide.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-241215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
138 PM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....37-42.
*    Below 7500 ft....45-50.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....62-67 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....52-57 percent.
*    24 hr trend......33 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 20 mph becoming west
                      around 10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....66-71.
*    Below 7500 ft....75-80.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....14-18 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....13-15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5100 ft AGL increasing to 7600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (80800 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....38-43.
*    Below 7500 ft....45-50.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....42-47 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....38-43 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      north after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....66-71.
*    Below 7500 ft....76-81.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....13-17 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....11-13 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL increasing to 9200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (127600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
East winds around 10 mph.

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NMZ111-241215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
138 PM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....49-53.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........57-62 percent.
*    24 hr trend......14 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....79-83.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........14-18 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5100 ft AGL increasing to 8600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (98400 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....50-52.
* Max humidity........38-43 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....80-84.
* Min humidity........12-14 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL increasing to 8800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (111400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
West winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. East
winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. East
winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ112-241215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
138 PM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....57-62.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........58-63 percent.
*    24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....81-85.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........16-21 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5400 ft AGL increasing to 7900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (86300 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....54-59.
* Max humidity........44-49 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      east after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms in the
                      afternoon.
* Max temperature.....81-85.
* Min humidity........14-19 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6400 ft AGL increasing to 9800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (130700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
East winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
East winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ113-241215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
138 PM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
                      then isolated showers and thunderstorms after
                      midnight.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....47-52.
*    Below 7500 ft....55-59.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....74-79 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....70-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......31 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................4 until 2400, then 3.
* Haines index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent) until 1200,
                      then mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....68-73.
*    Below 7500 ft....78-82.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....21-26 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....17-21 percent.
*    24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4600 ft AGL increasing to 7700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (94100 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....47-51.
*    Below 7500 ft....52-56.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....53-58 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....48-53 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....65-70.
*    Below 7500 ft....75-80.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....26-31 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....23-28 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7100-8200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (72700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 70. East winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. East
winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with numerous showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
East winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ055-241215-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
138 PM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....63-65.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........54-59 percent.
*    24 hr trend......27 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....84-86.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-22 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5400 ft AGL increasing to 7600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (65600 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....62-64.
* Max humidity........44-49 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....84-86.
* Min humidity........15-17 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5800 ft AGL increasing to 8800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (59700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 80. East winds around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds
around 15 mph.

$$

TXZ056-241215-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
138 PM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....61-63.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........77-82 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent) until 1200,
                      then mostly sunny (25-35 percent). Slight
                      chance of showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....83-85.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........27-32 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5400 ft AGL increasing to 8500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (72900 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....61-63.
* Max humidity........65-70 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........2.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
* Max temperature.....83-85.
* Min humidity........23-28 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5300 ft AGL increasing to 8000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (45800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
East winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds
around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northeast winds around 15 mph.

$$

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