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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
658 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
A deep low pressure system with a cold front will move across
west Texas and New Mexico this afternoon and tonight causing very
windy conditions with blowing dust today. Thus Red Flag conditions
will exist this afternoon and early this evening. Lighter winds
and slightly cooler temperatures will occur on Wednesday before
another approaching storm produces windy weather and Red Flag
conditions again Thursday and especially on Friday. A passing cold
front will bring much cooler, below normal temperatures this
coming weekend along with a few rain showers and even chances for
snow over the higher mountains.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-252100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
658 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017


.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....56-61.
*    Below 7500 ft....67-72.
*    24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....24-29 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....15-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 25 to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 36 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6800 ft AGL increasing to 9500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 35 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (338600 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....31-36.
*    Below 7500 ft....38-43.
*    24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....53-58 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....44-49 percent.
*    24 hr trend......24 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 30 mph becoming
                      northwest around 20 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 37 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....58-63.
*    Below 7500 ft....68-73.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....13-17 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....9-13 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph increasing to
                      west around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......7600 ft AGL increasing to 10200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (189900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. West winds around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds around
20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with scattered snow showers and
slight chance of showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. West winds around 15 mph.

$$

NMZ111-252100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
658 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Areas of
                      blowing dust after 1200.
* Max temperature.....78-83.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........13-17 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 25 mph increasing to
                      around 35 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 43 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7100 ft AGL increasing to 10100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 40 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (410200 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....46-50.
*    24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........37-42 percent.
*    24 hr trend......18 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 35 mph decreasing to
                      around 20 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 37 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....75-79.
* Min humidity........7-9 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......7100 ft AGL increasing to 9500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (186000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Patchy blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 80. West winds around 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Not as warm. Partly cloudy with slight chance of
showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70. West winds
around 20 mph.

$$

NMZ112-252100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
658 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Areas of
                      blowing dust after 1200.
* Max temperature.....79-84.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........10-15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. Southwest winds around 25 mph
                      increasing to west around 35 mph in the
                      afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 41 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL increasing to 12400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 40 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (465200 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....48-53.
*    24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........36-41 percent.
*    24 hr trend......18 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 35 mph becoming
                      northwest around 20 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 38 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....73-78.
* Min humidity........9-11 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL increasing to 11700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (222700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Patchy blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Areas of blowing dust in the afternoon. Lows in
the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds around
15 mph.

$$

NMZ113-252100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
658 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....60-65.
*    Below 7500 ft....69-74.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....19-24 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....13-18 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 25 to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 44 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7800 ft AGL increasing to 11700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 45 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (453900 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent) then becoming
                      mostly clear (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....32-36.
*    Below 7500 ft....41-46.
*    24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....61-66 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....51-56 percent.
*    24 hr trend......31 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 30 mph becoming
                      northwest around 20 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 41 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....54-59.
*    Below 7500 ft....62-67.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....18-23 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....13-17 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL increasing to 12000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (303100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. West winds around 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70. West winds around 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest
winds around 15 mph.

$$

TXZ055-252100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
658 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) until 1200,
                      then partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Areas of
                      blowing dust after 1200.
* Max temperature.....82-87.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........11-13 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 25 mph increasing to
                      around 35 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 37 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6800 ft AGL increasing to 10700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 40 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (451900 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....56-60.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........27-31 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 35 mph becoming
                      northwest around 20 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 38 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....75-79.
* Min humidity........8-10 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL increasing to 9700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (174300 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Patchy blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. West winds around
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. West winds around
20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Not as warm. Partly cloudy with isolated showers.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds around
20 mph.

$$

TXZ056-252100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
658 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) until 1200,
                      then partly cloudy (30-40 percent). Areas of
                      blowing dust after 1200.
* Max temperature.....85-90.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........10-12 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 20 to 25 mph increasing to
                      around 30 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 39 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL increasing to 12500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 40 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (500000 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....53-58.
*    24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........31-36 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 35 mph becoming
                      northwest around 25 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 40 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....74-79.
* Min humidity........10-12 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL increasing to 10300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (206000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Patchy blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. West winds around
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. West winds around
20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Not as warm. Partly cloudy with isolated showers.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds around
20 mph.

$$
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