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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
206 PM MDT Fri May 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
Winds will be on the decrease the next couple of days as an upper
trough moves across the Rockies putting an end to critical fire
conditions. Winds will be shifting around to the south to southeast
Sunday which will start to increase moisture across the region and
raise relative humidities. Showers and thunderstorms are possible
starting Sunday night and continuing at least through midweek as a
couple of weak disturbances move out of the southwest. Temperatures
will remain within a few degrees of average during the forecast
period. Vent rates will be falling into the good to very good
categories as the winds shift to the southeast.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-271300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
206 PM MDT Fri May 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....42-47.
*    Below 7500 ft....46-51.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....31-36 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....26-31 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph decreasing to around
                      10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....69-74.
*    Below 7500 ft....79-84.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....7-9 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....5-7 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......8200 ft AGL increasing to 13900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (258500 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....41-45.
*    Below 7500 ft....46-51.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....25-30 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....21-26 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....71-76.
*    Below 7500 ft....80-85.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....8-12 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....6-10 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      south in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......9400 ft AGL increasing to 15100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (900000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-271300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
206 PM MDT Fri May 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent). Patchy blowing dust
                      early in the evening.
* Min temperature.....53-58.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........26-31 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph decreasing to around
                      10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....87-91.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........4-6 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......7300 ft AGL increasing to 13800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (277500 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....52-56.
* Max humidity........20-22 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....88-92.
* Min humidity........5-7 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph shifting to the south
                      in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......8700 ft AGL increasing to 14500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (910000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ112-271300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
206 PM MDT Fri May 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent). Patchy blowing dust
                      early in the evening.
* Min temperature.....56-61.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........21-26 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph decreasing to around
                      10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....88-93.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........4-6 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL increasing to 14700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (288200 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....55-59.
* Max humidity........32-37 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      northwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....85-90.
* Min humidity........10-15 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......6600 ft AGL increasing to 13700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (82800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
East winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-271300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
206 PM MDT Fri May 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....46-51.
*    Below 7500 ft....53-58.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....25-30 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....69-74.
*    Below 7500 ft....79-84.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....6-8 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....5-7 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL increasing to 14000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (273900 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....43-45.
*    Below 7500 ft....48-53.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....53-58 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....50-55 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....64-69.
*    Below 7500 ft....72-77.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....24-29 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....21-26 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5400 ft AGL increasing to 11900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (71100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70. Southeast
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows around 50. Highs around 70. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 70. South
winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-271300-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
206 PM MDT Fri May 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent). Patchy blowing dust
                      early in the evening.
* Min temperature.....64-68.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........22-27 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....90-94.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........6-11 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......6800 ft AGL increasing to 12800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (272100 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....61-63.
* Max humidity........24-29 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph becoming south
                      around 5 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....87-91.
* Min humidity........12-14 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......3900 ft AGL increasing to 10600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (74700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. East
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. East
winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-271300-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
206 PM MDT Fri May 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent). Patchy blowing
                      dust early in the evening.
* Min temperature.....64-69.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........25-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....90-95.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........6-8 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......7300 ft AGL increasing to 12700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (269300 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....60-62.
* Max humidity........25-30 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....84-89.
* Min humidity........14-18 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......3600 ft AGL increasing to 8800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (94100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.

$$
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