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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
641 AM MST SUN DEC 11 2016

.DISCUSSION...
WARMER AND DRIER WEATHER WILL DOMINATE THE AREA AS WESTERLY FLOW
ALOFT AND AT THE SURFACE CONTINUES. TEMPERATURES COULD REACH THE
70S IN SOME LOWLAND LOCATIONS BY MONDAY. FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
WINDY CONDITIONS COULD OCCUR AS A PACIFIC SYSTEM APPROACHES THE
AREA. THIS SAME SYSTEM COULD BRING SOME PRECIPITATION TO THE
REGION. VENT RATES THROUGH WEDNESDAY WILL BE GOOD TO VERY GOOD BUT
WILL DETERIORATE WEDNESDAY TO POOR AS A MINOR RIDGE DEVELOPS OVER
THE REGION.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-112200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
641 AM MST SUN DEC 11 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....50-55.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....59-64.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....44-49 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....31-36 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 38 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (88500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-33.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....32-37.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....93-98 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....87-92 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......30 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....51-56.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....58-63.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-41 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....32-37 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (77700 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-112200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
641 AM MST SUN DEC 11 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-70.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-26 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (84200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-41.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-70.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (87600 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-112200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
641 AM MST SUN DEC 11 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-68.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-28 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 37 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (83800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-42.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........71-76 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-68.
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-31 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (70100 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-112200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
641 AM MST SUN DEC 11 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....51-56.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....59-64.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....31-36 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....23-28 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 46 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (94400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....31-35.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....35-39.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....82-87 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....71-76 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......34 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....50-55.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....58-63.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....39-44 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....31-36 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (70500 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-112200-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
641 AM MST SUN DEC 11 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-70.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (81700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-46.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-70.
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-28 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (67700 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-112200-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
641 AM MST SUN DEC 11 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (80200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-44.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........59-64 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
* MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (81100 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
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