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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
156 PM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Moisture has returned to the area with a couple of disturbances
moving across Borderland. Expect isolated to scattered showers and
thunderstorms this evening through Thursday. Some storms may be
strong with heavy rain, especially eastern zones on Thursday. Much
drier air will return by the weekend and continue into early next
week. Breezy west winds are expected as the drier air moves in
Friday and Saturday before decreasing behind weak cold front
Sunday. After a couple of days with minimum relative humidities in
the 20s and 30s, they will fall back into the teens for the
weekend and into at least Monday. Vent rates will return to very
good to excellent for Friday and Saturday before dropping to poor
to fair early next week.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-191300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
156 PM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms through the night.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....43-48.
*    Below 7500 ft....46-51.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....61-66 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....74-79 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms until 1200, then
                      scattered showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....64-69.
*    Below 7500 ft....73-78.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....30-34 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....25-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......7500 ft AGL increasing to 12000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (163100 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....42-46.
*    Below 7500 ft....47-52.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....59-64 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....59-64 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....64-69.
*    Below 7500 ft....73-78.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....25-29 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....21-25 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5200 ft AGL increasing to 10100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (228200 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 60s.
North winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the lower 70s. North
winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-191300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
156 PM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms through the night.
* Min temperature.....54-58.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........70-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....80-84.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........21-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......7100 ft AGL increasing to 12800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (173000 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....54-56.
* Max humidity........56-61 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....81-85.
* Min humidity........18-20 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5700 ft AGL increasing to 11500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (235200 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
East winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ112-191300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
156 PM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
                      then scattered showers and thunderstorms
                      after midnight.
* Min temperature.....52-57.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........84-89 percent.
*    24 hr trend......27 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 2400, then 3.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms until 1200, then
                      scattered showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....78-83.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........31-36 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4400 ft AGL increasing to 10700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (123800 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms through the night.
* Min temperature.....54-58.
* Max humidity........73-78 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....80-85.
* Min humidity........20-24 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4100 ft AGL increasing to 10000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (213500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
North winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-191300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
156 PM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
                      then scattered showers and thunderstorms
                      after midnight.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....43-48.
*    Below 7500 ft....45-50.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....85-90 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....83-88 percent.
*    24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 2400, then 3.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....62-66.
*    Below 7500 ft....69-73.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....43-48 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....38-43 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5900 ft AGL increasing to 9300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (82400 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Numerous
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
                      then scattered showers and thunderstorms
                      after midnight.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....46-50.
*    Below 7500 ft....50-54.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....76-81 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....78-83 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......60 percent.
* LAL.................5 until 2400, then 4.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....64-69.
*    Below 7500 ft....72-77.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....31-35 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....27-31 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5000 ft AGL increasing to 8400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (193600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.
North winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-191300-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
156 PM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....Around 60.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........75-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......22 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....82-84.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........29-31 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4000 ft AGL increasing to 11100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (111600 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent) then becoming
                      mostly clear (30-40 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....Around 60.
* Max humidity........66-71 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....83-87.
* Min humidity........19-21 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......2000 ft AGL increasing to 10900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (195800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 70s. North
winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-191300-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
156 PM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....56-60.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........76-81 percent.
*    24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 2400, then 2.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....80-84.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........29-33 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5300 ft AGL increasing to 10400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (88100 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....57-59.
* Max humidity........72-77 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....82-86.
* Min humidity........20-24 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3600 ft AGL increasing to 11000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (209600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast
winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$
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