Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6
000
FNUS55 KTWC 311223
FWFTWC

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ARIZONA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
523 AM MST MON AUG 31 2015

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

.DISCUSSION...ANOTHER ROUND OF SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
TODAY...GENERALLY EAST OF ZONE 502. THE TREND AS THE WEEK
CONTINUES WILL CONTINUE TO BE THE TRANSITION OF ACTIVITY TOWARDS
EASTERN AREAS. WINDS WILL BE GENERALLY LIGHT AND SOUTHWESTERLY
THROUGH THE WEEK EACH AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES AND HUMIDITY WILL BE
NEAR NORMAL.

AZZ150-312330-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION-TDC-
523 AM MST MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........95 TO 105 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............30 TO 40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................1 UNTIL 1100...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........70 TO 80 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............58 TO 68 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................3 UNTIL 2300...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........94 TO 104 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............28 TO 38 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................2.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 69 TO 79. HIGHS 93 TO 103. SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY 22 TO 32 PCT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 69 TO 79. HIGHS 92 TO 102. SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY 22 TO 32 PCT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
68 TO 78. HIGHS 90 TO 100. SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY 23 TO 33 PCT.
.SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 68 TO 78. HIGHS 89 TO 99.

$$

AZZ151-312330-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
523 AM MST MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
  CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........90 TO 100 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........80 TO 90 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........29 TO 39 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........39 TO 49 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........50 PCT.
* LAL......................3 UNTIL 1100...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............11504 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 5 TO 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (103536 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........65 TO 75 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........55 TO 65 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........79 TO 89 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........77 TO 87 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........30 PCT.
* LAL......................4 UNTIL 2300...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
  CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........89 TO 99 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........79 TO 89 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........31 TO 41 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........41 TO 51 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........30 PCT.
* LAL......................3 UNTIL 1100...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............10561 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (105610 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 61 TO 75. HIGHS 82 TO 97. LIGHT WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY
31 TO 46 PCT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 60 TO 74. HIGHS 82 TO 97. LIGHT WINDS.
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 30 TO 45 PCT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 59 TO 74. HIGHS 81 TO 96. LIGHT WINDS.
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 30 TO 45 PCT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 59 TO 74. HIGHS 80 TO 95.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 59 TO 73. HIGHS 81 TO 96.

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

$$

AZZ152-312330-
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-
523 AM MST MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
  CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........87 TO 97 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........77 TO 87 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........29 TO 39 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........39 TO 49 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........40 PCT.
* LAL......................3 UNTIL 1100...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............10233 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 4 TO 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....VERY GOOD (71631 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........60 TO 70 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........54 TO 67 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........79 TO 89 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........77 TO 87 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 5 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........30 PCT.
* LAL......................4 UNTIL 2300...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
  CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........86 TO 96 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........76 TO 86 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........31 TO 41 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........41 TO 51 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........30 PCT.
* LAL......................3 UNTIL 1100...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............9665 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 5 TO 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....VERY GOOD (86985 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 59 TO 71. HIGHS 80 TO 95. LIGHT WINDS.
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 31 TO 46 PCT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 58 TO 70. HIGHS 80 TO 95. LIGHT WINDS.
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 31 TO 46 PCT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 56 TO 70. HIGHS 79 TO 94. LIGHT WINDS.
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 31 TO 46 PCT.
.SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 57 TO 69. HIGHS 78 TO 94.

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

$$

AZZ153-312330-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153
NORTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
WHITE AND GILA MOUNTAINS-APACHE SITGREAVES NF-SDC-
523 AM MST MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........76 TO 86 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............36 TO 46 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 5 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........50 PCT.
* LAL......................4.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............10184 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTH 5 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
  8 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....VERY GOOD (81472 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........53 TO 63 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............83 TO 93 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........40 PCT.
* LAL......................4 UNTIL 2300...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
  CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........76 TO 86 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............39 TO 49 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........30 PCT.
* LAL......................4.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............9433 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTHWEST 4 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST 12 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (113196 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 53 TO 63. HIGHS 75 TO 85. LIGHT WINDS.
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 36 TO 46 PCT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 51 TO 61. HIGHS 74 TO 84. LIGHT WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY
36 TO 46 PCT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS 50 TO 60. HIGHS 74 TO 84. LIGHT WINDS. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY 36 TO 46 PCT.
.SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 50 TO 61. HIGHS 73 TO 83.

NOTE TO USERS - ZONE 153 VENTILATION CATEGORY...MIXING HEIGHT AND
TRANSPORT WINDS ARE BASED ON THE POINT OF PINES LOCATION (6040 MSL)

$$


VISIT US ON FACEBOOK...TWITTER...YOUTUBE...AND AT WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.