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
304 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY IN
THE FORM OF VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW WITH A BREAK IN THE
PRECIPITATION TONIGHT. SNOW LEVELS WILL BE NEAR 6000 FT WITH
ACCUMULATING SNOWS OCCURRING GENERALLY ABOVE 7000 FT. BREEZY
SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS NEAR THE INTERNATIONAL BORDER THIS AFTERNOON
WILL WEAKEN DURING THE EVENING HOURS WITH LIGHTER WESTERLY WINDS
OCCURRING THURSDAY. MOSTLY DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
THIS WEEKEND WITH PASSING MAINLY HIGH CLOUDS AND FAIRLY LIGHT WINDS.

AZZ150-181430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO OODHAM NATION-TDC-
304 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........38 TO 48 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............94 TO 100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........54 TO 64 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............56 TO 66 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 5 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........40 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........34 TO 44 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............93 TO 100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........55 TO 65 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............45 TO 55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 10 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 10
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34 TO 44. HIGHS 55 TO 65. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 41 TO 51 PCT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34 TO 44. HIGHS 57 TO 67. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 37 TO 47 PCT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS 58 TO 68. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 33 TO 43 PCT.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38 TO 49. HIGHS 62 TO
74.

$$

AZZ151-181430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
304 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........30 TO 44 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........28 TO 38 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 5 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........95 TO 100 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........94 TO 100 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........30 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........48 TO 60 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........38 TO 52 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........56 TO 71 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........64 TO 79 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........40 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............4802 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHEAST 6 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST 8 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....FAIR (38416 KNOT-FT).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........26 TO 40 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........25 TO 35 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........96 TO 100 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........94 TO 100 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........51 TO 61 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........40 TO 54 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........39 TO 54 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........45 TO 60 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 15 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 10
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............3225 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHEAST 5 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHEAST 6 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....MARGINAL (19350 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 27 TO 39. HIGHS 49 TO 64. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 36 TO 51 PCT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 26 TO 40. HIGHS 52 TO 64. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 32 TO 47 PCT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 29 TO 43. HIGHS 52 TO 67. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 28 TO 43 PCT.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32 TO 46. HIGHS 57 TO
72.

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

$$

AZZ152-181430-
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-
304 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........28 TO 38 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........27 TO 37 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 8 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........93 TO 100 PCT.
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........93 TO 100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 14 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........30 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........45 TO 55 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........35 TO 50 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........58 TO 73 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........66 TO 81 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........60 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............4409 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........EAST 8 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 6
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....FAIR (26454 KNOT-FT).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........24 TO 34 DEGS.
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........24 TO 34 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........95 TO 100 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........94 TO 100 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........49 TO 59 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........38 TO 53 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........39 TO 54 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........42 TO 57 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 19 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............3307 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTH 4 TO 5 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....MARGINAL (16535 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 23 TO 33. HIGHS 47 TO 61. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 36 TO 51 PCT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 24 TO 34. HIGHS 49 TO 62. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 30 TO 45 PCT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 27 TO 37. HIGHS 51 TO 66. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 26 TO 41 PCT.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 29 TO 39. HIGHS 56 TO
68.

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

$$

AZZ153-181430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153
NORTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
WHITE AND GILA MOUNTAINS-APACHE SITGREAVES NF-SDC-
304 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
  LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........22 TO 32 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 6 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............96 TO 100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20
     MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........70 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
  SHOWERS THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........37 TO 47 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............63 TO 73 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........60 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............3485 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........EAST 7 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 5
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....MARGINAL (17425 KNOT-FT).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........19 TO 29 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............93 TO 100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 10 MPH
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........41 TO 51 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 4 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............42 TO 52 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 23 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE MORNING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............3793 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTH 7 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
  4 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....MARGINAL (15172 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 20 TO 30. HIGHS 43 TO 53. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 39 TO 49 PCT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 21 TO 31. HIGHS 45 TO 55. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 34 TO 44 PCT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 24 TO 34. HIGHS 48 TO 58. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 32 TO 42 PCT.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 26 TO 36. HIGHS 51 TO
62.

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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