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
250 AM MST Sun Apr 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH
FIRE DANGER FOR PORTIONS OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES 151 AND 152...

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...Dry conditions with warmer than normal daytime
temperatures will continue through Wednesday. Expect gusty east to
southeast winds from Tucson eastward to the New Mexico border
this morning...then occasionally gusty southwest winds this
afternoon.

Stronger southwest winds are expected Monday. A Fire Weather
Watch is in effect from Monday morning through Monday evening for
fire weather zones 151 and 152. The combination of strong and
gusty southwest winds, relative humidity in the single digits to
lower teens, and a high fire danger will create critical fire
weather conditions.

Critical fire weather conditions may also occur Tuesday into Friday,
especially during the afternoon and evening hours, and particularly
east of Tucson. Field crews are strongly encouraged to monitor
subsequent forecasts for additional Fire Weather Watch and/or Red
Flag Warning issuances.

AZZ150-232300-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
250 AM MST Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........91 to 101 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............5 to 9 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South around 15 mph increasing to
  southwest around 25 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........55 to 65 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............25 to 35 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........87 to 97 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............6 to 14 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30
  mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
* 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
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 65. Highs 83 to 93. Southwest
wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 21 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 65. Highs 84 to 94.
Southwest wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 25 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53 to 63. Highs 81 to 91.
Southwest wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 22 pct.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 60. Highs 78 to 88.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 75 to 85.

$$

AZZ151-232300-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
250 AM MST Sun Apr 23 2017

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

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........87 to 97 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........75 to 85 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........5 to 10 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........5 to 15 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
  southwest 15 to 20 mph with occasional gusts to 30 mph in the
  afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 15 mph increasing to
  around 25 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............12115 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 19 knots shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (230185 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........49 to 59 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........45 to 55 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........21 to 31 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........19 to 29 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 14 to 18 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........84 to 94 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........73 to 83 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........6 to 10 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........6 to 13 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. Southwest 15 to 25 mph with
  gusts to 35 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............8157 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 20 to 27 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (220239 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 49 to 59. Highs 79 to 89. Southwest
wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 21 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 49 to 59. Highs 80 to 90.
Southwest wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 22 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 57. Highs 77 to 87.
Southwest wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to 27 pct.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 53. Highs 75 to 85.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41 to 51. Highs 68 to 78.

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

$$

AZZ152-232300-
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-
250 AM MST Sun Apr 23 2017

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

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........83 to 93 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........74 to 84 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........5 to 13 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........6 to 16 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast around 15 mph becoming
  southwest around 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 10 mph increasing to
  around 25 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............14069 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 26 knots shifting to the south
  in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (295449 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........46 to 56 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........45 to 55 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........23 to 33 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........19 to 29 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 24 to 28 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........82 to 92 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........73 to 83 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* 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)..Windy. Southwest 20 to 25 mph with
  gusts to 40 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............10417 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 19 knots increasing to west 30
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (312510 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 57. Highs 76 to 86. West wind
around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 22 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 57. Highs 77 to 87.
Southwest wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 11 to 21 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 74 to 84.
Southwest wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to 27 pct.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 41 to 51. Highs 76 to 86.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Not as warm. Lows 38 to 48. Highs 65 to
75.

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

$$

AZZ153-232300-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
250 AM MST Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........72 to 82 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............10 to 18 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast 15 mph becoming southwest in
  the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............8653 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 20 knots shifting to the south
  24 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (207672 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........39 to 49 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............31 to 41 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 23 to 27 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........71 to 81 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............7 to 14 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. Southwest around 15 mph
  increasing to west 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph in the
  afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............8036 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 21 knots increasing to 32 knots in
  the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (257152 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39 to 49. Highs 67 to 77. West wind
around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 25 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38 to 48. Highs 68 to 78. West
wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 23 pct.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 37 to
47. Highs 65 to 75. Southwest wind around 25 mph. Minimum
Humidity 21 to 31 pct.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 34 to 44.
Highs 65 to 75.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows 32 to
42. Highs 57 to 67.

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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