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
326 AM MST Tue May 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR AZZ151>153...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR AZZ151-152...

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...Dry conditions will prevail into next weekend.
Stronger winds are forecast to occur Thursday and Friday as we are
caught between low pressure north of the area and high pressure
through central and northern Mexico. The combination of strong and
gusty southwest to west winds, low relative humidity and a high
to very high fire danger may create critical fire conditions
Thursday and Friday, especially across higher terrain east to
south of Tucson. With this in mind, a Fire Weather Watch has been
issued for portions of fire weather zones 151, 152 and 153
Thursday and Friday. Less wind will then mitigate critical fire
conditions over the weekend into early next week.

AZZ150-232230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
326 AM MST Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........96 to 106 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............6 to 8 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest around 10 mph shifting to the
  west in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Clear.
* Min Temperature..........62 to 72 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............19 to 29 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 15 mph shifting to the south
  after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest around 15 mph shifting to the
  north after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........97 to 107 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............5 to 9 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South around 5 mph increasing to
  southwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 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
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 60 to 70. Highs 91 to 101.
Southwest wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 6 to 12 pct.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 55 to 65. Highs 85 to 95. South wind around
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 7 to 16 pct.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 55 to 65. Highs 86 to 96. Southwest wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 7 to 15 pct.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 58 to 68. Highs 90 to 100.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 61 to 71. Highs 93 to 103.

$$

AZZ151-232230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
326 AM MST Tue May 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........91 to 101 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........80 to 90 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 4 to 7 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........5 to 9 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........7 to 12 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 4 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............13259 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 11 to 15 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (198885 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........56 to 66 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........51 to 61 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........21 to 31 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........21 to 30 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest around 15 mph shifting to the
  southwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........93 to 103 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........82 to 92 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........5 to 9 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........6 to 11 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest around 5 mph increasing to
  southwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............12158 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 7 to 16 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (194528 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 65. Highs 87 to 97.
Southwest wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 5 to 9 pct.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 60. Highs 83 to 93. Southwest
wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 6 to 11 pct.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 49 to 59. Highs 83 to 93. Southwest wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 6 to 11 pct.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 52 to 62. Highs 86 to 96.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 65. Highs 87 to 97.

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

$$

AZZ152-232230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
326 AM MST Tue May 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........88 to 98 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........79 to 89 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........5 to 10 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........6 to 13 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..North around 10 mph increasing to
  northwest around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............13728 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Northwest 11 to 20 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (274560 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........54 to 64 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........50 to 60 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........21 to 31 pct.
*    Above 5000 ft.........25 to 35 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest around 20 mph decreasing to
  around 10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........89 to 99 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........79 to 89 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........5 to 9 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........6 to 13 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest around 10 mph increasing to
  west around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............12482 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........East 9 knots shifting to the west 18
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (224676 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53 to 63. Highs 85 to 95. West
wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 5 to 9 pct.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 49 to 59. Highs 81 to 91. Southwest
wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 6 to 10 pct.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 48 to 58. Highs 81 to 91. West wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 5 to 11 pct.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 51 to 61. Highs 84 to 94.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53 to 63. Highs 85 to 95.

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

$$

AZZ153-232230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
326 AM MST Tue May 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........77 to 87 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............7 to 14 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..North around 10 mph increasing to
  northwest around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............12321 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Northwest 15 to 19 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (234099 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........47 to 57 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 degs.
* Max Humidity.............26 to 36 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest around 20 mph becoming north
  around 10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............6 high.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........79 to 89 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 3 degs.
* Min Humidity.............7 to 12 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest around 10 mph increasing to
  west around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............11335 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 10 to 19 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (215365 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 75 to 85. West
wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 7 to 11 pct.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 53. Highs 72 to 82. Southwest
wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 7 to 12 pct.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 41 to 51. Highs 72 to 82. West wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 8 to 13 pct.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 44 to 54. Highs 77 to 87.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 76 to 86.

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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