Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ARIZONA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
334 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

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20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...STRONG WEATHER SYSTEM SLIDING INTO THE AREA TODAY
WILL BRING BREEZY TO LOCALLY WINDY CONDITIONS...THEN INCREASING
SHOWERS DURING THE AFTERNOON/EVENING. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE
SOUTHEAST OF TUCSON...WHILE THE BEST CHANCE FOR SHOWERS WILL BE
FROM TUCSON EAST. AIR BEHIND THIS SYSTEM WILL BE QUITE COLD SO
THIS WEEKEND EXPECT MIN TEMPS NEAR OR BELOW FREEZING AREA WIDE.

AZZ150-252230-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO OODHAM NATION-TDC-
334 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........57 TO 67 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............24 TO 34 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 16 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST 45 TO 50 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........31 TO 41 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 5 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............53 TO 63 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST AROUND 40 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 30
     MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........30 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
  SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........46 TO 56 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 11 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............24 TO 34 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20
     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 27 TO 37. HIGHS 47 TO 57. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 21 TO 31 PCT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 27 TO 37. HIGHS 51 TO 61. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 19 TO 29 PCT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 40. HIGHS 55 TO 65. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 17 TO 27 PCT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 33 TO 43. HIGHS 55 TO 65.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO
41. HIGHS 49 TO 59.

$$

AZZ151-252230-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
334 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........56 TO 68 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........45 TO 59 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........12 TO 27 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........18 TO 33 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WINDY. SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO
  SOUTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST 45 TO 50 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............4675 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
  34 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (158950 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........28 TO 38 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........25 TO 35 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........60 TO 75 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........66 TO 81 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 21 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WINDY. WEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO
  AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHWEST AROUND 50 MPH BECOMING WEST AND
     DECREASING TO AROUND 40 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........60 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........43 TO 53 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........31 TO 45 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 14 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........21 TO 35 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........31 TO 45 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 9 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20
     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............6178 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 10 TO 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....VERY GOOD (86492 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 21 TO 31. HIGHS 40 TO 54. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 20 TO 38 PCT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 21 TO 33. HIGHS 44 TO 59. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 17 TO 32 PCT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 26 TO 36. HIGHS 50 TO 65. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 14 TO 26 PCT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 28 TO 38. HIGHS 50 TO 65.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 28 TO
38. HIGHS 46 TO 61.

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 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-
334 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
  CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........54 TO 64 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........44 TO 59 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 5 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........13 TO 26 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........14 TO 28 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WINDY. SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO
  SOUTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST AROUND 45 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
     INCREASING TO AROUND 55 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............4680 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHEAST 11 KNOTS INCREASING TO
  SOUTHWEST 36 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (168480 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS THROUGH
  THE NIGHT. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........26 TO 36 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........23 TO 35 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........72 TO 87 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........65 TO 80 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 23 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WINDY. WEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO
  AROUND 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHWEST AROUND 55 MPH DECREASING TO
     AROUND 45 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........70 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND SNOW
  SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........41 TO 51 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........30 TO 45 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 13 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........23 TO 38 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........35 TO 50 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 13 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST AROUND 35 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 25
     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............4954 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 15 TO 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....VERY GOOD (89172 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 19 TO 29. HIGHS 38 TO 52. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 21 TO 39 PCT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 19 TO 29. HIGHS 41 TO 56. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 17 TO 36 PCT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 23 TO 33. HIGHS 47 TO 62. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 14 TO 28 PCT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 25 TO 35. HIGHS 47 TO 62.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 24 TO
34. HIGHS 43 TO 58.

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-
334 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........42 TO 52 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............21 TO 31 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHWEST 45 TO 50 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............4713 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHEAST 8 KNOTS INCREASING TO
  SOUTHWEST 28 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (131964 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS
  AND SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........16 TO 26 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 5 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............76 TO 86 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 27 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHWEST AROUND 45 MPH BECOMING WEST
     AROUND 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........80 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........31 TO 41 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 11 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............33 TO 43 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 13 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15
     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............4681 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 8 TO 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....GOOD (65534 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 14 TO 24. HIGHS 33 TO 43. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 30 TO 40 PCT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 15 TO 25. HIGHS 35 TO 45. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 22 TO 32 PCT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 27. HIGHS 42 TO 52. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 18 TO 28 PCT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19 TO 29. HIGHS 41 TO 51.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 18 TO 28. HIGHS 37 TO 47.

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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