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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
626 AM MST Mon Nov 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Westerly winds will bring warmer dry weather across southern New
Mexico and west Texas today and Tuesday with temperatures around 5
to 10 degrees above normal. A weak cold front will result in
slightly cooler temperatures Wednesday. High pressure aloft will
produce more warm dry weather with well above normal temperatures
Thanksgiving day through early next week. Winds should remain
relatively light.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-201915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
626 AM MST Mon Nov 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....57-61.
*    Below 7500 ft....63-67.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....11-15 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....13-17 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......3100 ft AGL increasing to 5400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (83500 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....32-37.
*    Below 7500 ft....35-40.
*    24 hr trend......18 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....29-34 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....35-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......14 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent) then becoming
                      mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....60-64.
*    Below 7500 ft....68-73.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....17-19 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....14-18 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3100 ft AGL increasing to 6400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (106500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s. North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 60s.
West winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-201915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
626 AM MST Mon Nov 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....70-72.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........16-18 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2800-4300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (42700 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....40-42.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........46-51 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....73-75.
* Min humidity........11-13 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3200 ft AGL increasing to 5600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (94200 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ112-201915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
626 AM MST Mon Nov 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....65-69.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........16-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2100-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (40500 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....39-43.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........41-46 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      northwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent) then becoming
                      mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....69-73.
* Min humidity........13-15 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4500-5800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 30 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (143900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around
70. North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-201915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
626 AM MST Mon Nov 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent) until 1700,
                      then mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....53-57.
*    Below 7500 ft....60-64.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....11-15 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....11-15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......2400-4300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (103900 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....37-39.
*    Below 7500 ft....Around 40.
*    24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....30-35 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....30-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......24 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....55-59.
*    Below 7500 ft....61-65.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....19-23 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....17-19 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 20 mph becoming
                      northeast around 10 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4500-5900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 30 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (113200 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
mid 60s. North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
West winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-201915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
626 AM MST Mon Nov 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....Around 70.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........19-21 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2100-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (33600 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....43-45.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........46-51 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent) then becoming
                      mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....71-75.
* Min humidity........12-14 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      north in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......2500 ft AGL increasing to 5700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (108600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-201915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
626 AM MST Mon Nov 20 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....67-71.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........19-21 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2500-3900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (55800 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....42-44.
*    24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........50-55 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....69-73.
* Min humidity........12-14 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      northeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3700 ft AGL increasing to 6100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (133800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the upper
60s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around
70. North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$



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