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FNUS55 KTWC 250937
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
237 AM MST Thu May 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND A VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
151, 152 AND 153...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM MST
FRIDAY FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND A
VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 151 AND 152...

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...A Red Flag Warning is in effect from 11 am to 8 pm
MST today for portions of Fire Weather Zones 151, 152 and 153,
mainly south and east of Tucson. A Red Flag Warning is also in
effect from 10 am to 8 pm MST Friday for portions of Fire Weather
Zones 151 and 152, mainly south and southeast of Tucson. The
combination of strong and gusty winds, low relative humidity
values and a very high fire danger will create critical fire
weather conditions both days.

Less wind will then occur Saturday into early next week. An
increase in mid level moisture may produce a few showers and
thunderstorms for areas east of Tucson early next week. However,
significant wetting rain seems unlikely.

AZZ150-252230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
237 AM MST Thu May 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy then becoming partly
  cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........92 to 102 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 6 to 10 degs.
* Min Humidity.............5 to 11 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30
  mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........59 to 69 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 3 to 7 degs.
* Max Humidity.............28 to 38 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 10 to 14 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South 5 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........84 to 94 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 4 to 8 degs.
* Min Humidity.............6 to 16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30
  mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 35 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 56 to 66. Highs 87 to 97. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 6 to 12 pct.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 59 to 69. Highs 93 to 103. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 6 to 10 pct.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 61 to 71. Highs 96 to 106.
Light winds. Minimum Humidity 6 to 9 pct.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 62 to 72. Highs 93 to 103.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 62 to 72. Highs 91 to 101.

$$

AZZ151-252230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
237 AM MST Thu May 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM MST FRIDAY...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy then becoming partly
  cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........88 to 98 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........77 to 87 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........4 to 10 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........6 to 14 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35
  mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 40 mph decreasing to
  around 30 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............12646 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 25 to 28 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (354088 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........54 to 64 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........50 to 60 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........27 to 37 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........25 to 35 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 4 to 8 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35
  mph in the evening, decreasing to 5 to 15 mph overnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 35 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........83 to 93 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........72 to 82 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 3 to 7 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........5 to 13 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........8 to 18 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35
  mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 50 mph decreasing to
  around 40 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............8337 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 29 to 31 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (258447 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 50 to 60. Highs 83 to 93. Southwest wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 5 to 10 pct.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52 to 62. Highs 88 to 98. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 5 to 10 pct.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 65. Highs 89 to 99.
Southeast wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 6 to 14 pct.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 56 to 66. Highs 88 to 98.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 55 to 65. Highs 86 to 96.

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

$$

AZZ152-252230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
237 AM MST Thu May 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM MST FRIDAY...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy then becoming partly
  cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........87 to 97 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........77 to 87 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........5 to 10 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........6 to 15 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 40
  mph, becoming west in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............13221 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 26 to 30 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (396630 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........54 to 64 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........51 to 61 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........27 to 37 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........25 to 35 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph
  becoming southwest 5 to 15 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 35 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........83 to 93 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........73 to 83 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........5 to 11 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........7 to 16 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 40
  mph, becoming west in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 45 mph decreasing to
  around 35 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............10607 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 26 to 31 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (328817 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 48 to 58. Highs 82 to 92. Southwest wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 4 to 11 pct.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 51 to 61. Highs 85 to 95. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 5 to 11 pct.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 54 to 64. Highs 85 to 95. Southeast wind
around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 9 to 18 pct.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55 to 65. Highs 85 to 95.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 54 to 64. Highs 83 to 93.

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

$$

AZZ153-252230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
237 AM MST Thu May 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........75 to 85 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............6 to 14 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35
  mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............12281 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 25 to 32 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (392992 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........45 to 55 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 3 to 7 degs.
* Max Humidity.............26 to 36 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph
  decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 35 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........71 to 81 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............6 to 13 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 15 to 22 mph with gusts to 35
  mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............9570 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 26 to 29 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (277530 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 43 to 53. Highs 74 to 84. West wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 7 to 13 pct.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55. Highs 76 to 86. Southwest
wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 7 to 13 pct.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms and slight
chance of showers. Lows 47 to 57. Highs 76 to 86. Southeast wind
around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 23 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 47 to 57. Highs 74 to 84.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 47 to 57. Highs 73 to 83.

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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