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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
635 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A FEW RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN
PARTS OF THE AREA THIS THIS MORNING...MAINLY FROM EL PASO
EASTWARD WITH ADDITIONAL SNOW FALL POSSIBLE FOR HUDSPETH COUNTY.
LIGHT SNOW WILL TAPER OFF AND END THIS EVENING. ELSEWHERE...VERY
DRY AIR IS PUSHING IN FROM THE NORTH WITH DEW POINTS BELOW ZERO.
BUT WITH COOLER TEMPS IN PLACE TOMORROW...MIN RH VALUES WILL
REMAIN IN THE 20S. TEMPERATURES WILL IMPROVE TO NEAR-NORMAL BY
MONDAY. BUT A STRONG BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA
TUESDAY MORNING BRINGING ANOTHER SHARP DROP IN TEMPERATURES AND A
SHIFT TO EASTERLY WINDS. ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MAY BRING
THE RISK OF RAIN AND SNOW BACK TO THE AREA BY WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-272200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
635 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....26-30.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....34-39.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-47 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....32-37 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 3 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (24700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....10-14.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....13-18.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....79-84 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....74-79 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....35-39.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....41-45.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....23-28 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....23-27 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (26400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 19 TO 24. HIGHS 41 TO 46. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 21 TO 26. HIGHS 43 TO 48. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO 32%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 21 TO 26. HIGHS 39 TO 44. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 42 TO 47%.

$$

NMZ111-272200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
635 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-46.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........29-33 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (35100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....14-18.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........86-91 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (29100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO
24%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS
52 TO 57. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS
46 TO 51. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 45 TO 50%.

$$

NMZ112-272200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
635 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (21700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-20.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-49.
* MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 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........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (43500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 23 TO 28. HIGHS 49 TO 54. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 24 TO 29. HIGHS 45 TO 50. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 31 TO 36%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 22 TO 27. HIGHS 41 TO 46.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 41 TO 46%.

$$

NMZ113-272200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
635 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....26-31.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....32-37.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-53 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....42-47 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (8800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....10-15.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....14-18.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....68-73 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....69-74 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                      AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-40.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....40-45.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......500-1300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (50300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 20S. HIGHS 40 TO 45. WEST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 26 TO 31%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 18 TO 23. HIGHS 33 TO 38. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 45 TO 50%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 15 TO 20. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 47 TO 52%.

$$

TXZ055-272200-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
635 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-47.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........36-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......30 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (35600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-50.
* MIN HUMIDITY........29-33 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (16600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 24 TO 29%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS NEAR 50.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 35 TO 40%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 43 TO 48%.

$$

TXZ056-272200-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
635 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
                      CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL
                      1100...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
                      SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (34200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT
                      CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-23.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST
                      AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-49.
* MIN HUMIDITY........31-35 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (37400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS 51 TO
56. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO 32%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S. HIGHS
42 TO 47. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 43 TO 48%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS
39 TO 44. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 50 TO 55%.

$$

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