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
328 AM MST SAT MAY 23 2015

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES AND MUCH LESS WIND ARE
EXPECTED TODAY WITH ANY LINGERING GUSTINESS CONFINED TO AREAS MAINLY
EAST OF TUCSON. A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXISTS
ACROSS THE WHITE MOUNTAINS SUNDAY. THEREAFTER...A WARMING TREND IS
FORECAST WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES WARMING BACK TO NEAR-TO SLIGHTLY
ABOVE-NORMAL READINGS THROUGH THE END OF NEXT WEEK.

AZZ150-232330-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO OODHAM NATION-TDC-
328 AM MST SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........74 TO 84 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............22 TO 32 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........50 TO 60 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............52 TO 62 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........77 TO 87 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............22 TO 32 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH DECREASING TO
  AROUND 5 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
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 53 TO 63. HIGHS 79 TO 89.
LIGHT WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 16 TO 26 PCT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 56 TO 66. HIGHS 84 TO 94. SOUTH
WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 22 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 57 TO 67. HIGHS 88 TO 98. SOUTH WIND
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 8 TO 18 PCT.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 57 TO 67. HIGHS 88 TO 98.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 57 TO 67. HIGHS 88 TO 98.

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AZZ151-232330-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
328 AM MST SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........68 TO 82 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........57 TO 72 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........11 TO 26 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........18 TO 33 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 15 MPH
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO
  AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............9654 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 4 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE WEST 10
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....VERY GOOD (96540 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........43 TO 57 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........38 TO 48 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........50 TO 65 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........56 TO 71 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........71 TO 85 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........59 TO 74 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 TO 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........13 TO 25 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........21 TO 36 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 1 TO 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............11190 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 8 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (145470 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 59. HIGHS 72 TO 87. WEST
WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 13 TO 25 PCT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48 TO 63. HIGHS 77 TO 92. SOUTH
WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 9 TO 23 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 64. HIGHS 80 TO 95. SOUTH WIND
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 7 TO 17 PCT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 64. HIGHS 80 TO 95.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 65. HIGHS 80 TO 95.

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

$$

AZZ152-232330-
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-
328 AM MST SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........70 TO 80 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........57 TO 72 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 5 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........9 TO 24 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........16 TO 31 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND
  20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO
  AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............11446 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 6 TO 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (160244 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........43 TO 53 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........36 TO 50 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........47 TO 62 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........51 TO 66 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
  SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........73 TO 83 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........59 TO 74 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 TO 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........11 TO 23 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........19 TO 34 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 TO 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
  AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND
  10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............12296 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 8 TO 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (184440 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 56. HIGHS 70 TO 85.
NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 11 TO 24 PCT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46 TO 58. HIGHS 75 TO 90. WEST WIND
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 9 TO 22 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 49 TO 61. HIGHS 79 TO 94. SOUTH
WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 6 TO 16 PCT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 62. HIGHS 80 TO 95.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 48 TO 62. HIGHS 80 TO 95.

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

$$

AZZ153-232330-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153
NORTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
WHITE AND GILA MOUNTAINS-APACHE SITGREAVES NF-SDC-
328 AM MST SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........59 TO 69 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 6 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............19 TO 29 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 10 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............9371 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 8 TO 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (131194 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........35 TO 45 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............62 TO 72 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........62 TO 72 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............22 TO 32 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............10001 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 8 TO 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (120012 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.MEMORIAL DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
37 TO 47. HIGHS 64 TO 74. NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY 19 TO 29 PCT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS 68 TO 78. NORTHWEST
WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 16 TO 26 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43 TO 53. HIGHS 72 TO 82. SOUTH
WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 10 TO 20 PCT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 54. HIGHS 73 TO 83.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43 TO 53. 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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