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

.DISCUSSION...
Westerly winds aloft have pushed moisture (mainly east of the Rio
Grande) farther east and thus will continue dry conditions to all
areas today. Drier air will persist through most of Tuesday
mainly west of the rio Grande. A backdoor front will push in
Tuesday from the east. Areas east of the Rio Grande will see
cooler temperatures and the return of rain/storm chances Tuesday
afternoon. For the rest of the week, temperatures will trend down
and will be at or below normal. Reinforcing cool air pushed from
the east will bring gusty east winds, cooler temperatures, and
more widespread precipitation with some possibly heavy along with
a flooding risk starting Wednesday into the rest of the week for
all areas.

&&

...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-
652 AM MDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....65-70.
*    Below 7500 ft....72-77.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....12-16 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....10-12 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      west in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5400 ft AGL increasing to 8900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (90500 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....36-41.
*    Below 7500 ft....43-48.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....51-56 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....44-49 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      east after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....63-68.
*    Below 7500 ft....72-77.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....22-27 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....19-24 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL increasing to 10200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (164400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. East winds around
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-252100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
652 AM MDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....79-84.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........11-13 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4900 ft AGL increasing to 9200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (94400 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....50-54.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........41-46 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....78-82.
* Min humidity........18-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5600 ft AGL increasing to 9600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (140300 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds around
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. East
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds around
10 mph.

$$

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

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....80-85.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........12-17 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL increasing to 9400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (109500 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....54-58.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........55-60 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      northeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....74-79.
* Min humidity........33-38 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5900 ft AGL increasing to 9500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (100100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s. East winds around
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-252100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
652 AM MDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....64-69.
*    Below 7500 ft....70-75.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....25-30 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....22-28 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6200 ft AGL increasing to 9500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (118000 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....41-46.
*    Below 7500 ft....50-55.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....87-92 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....80-85 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........3.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....56-61.
*    Below 7500 ft....62-67.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....56-61 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....56-61 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4000 ft AGL increasing to 7000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (77000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with numerous showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 60s.
Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the lower 60s. East winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. East winds around
5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-252100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
652 AM MDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....84-86.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler
* Min humidity........12-14 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4800 ft AGL increasing to 8000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (65100 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....60-62.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........56-61 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms through the day.
* Max temperature.....77-81.
* Min humidity........34-39 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4400 ft AGL increasing to 7400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (100100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds around
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds around
10 mph.

$$

TXZ056-252100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
652 AM MDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....82-86.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........22-27 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5500 ft AGL increasing to 9000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (102800 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
* Min temperature.....Around 60.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........65-70 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph shifting to the east
                      after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 2400, then 2.
* Haines index........3.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....73-78.
* Min humidity........45-50 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4300-5800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (89000 knot-ft).


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

$$
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