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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
658 AM MDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.DISCUSSION...
DRIER WEATHER IS ON TAP TODAY AND SUNDAY...AS WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT
OVERTAKES SOUTHERN NM AND WEST TEXAS.  MEANWHILE...A STRONG UPPER
LEVEL TROUGH WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST COAST. THIS WILL DRAW ADDITIONAL
SUB TROPICAL MOISTURE BACK UP OUR WAY FROM THE SOUTHWEST LATER SUNDAY.
AS A RESULT...A RETURN TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS
EXPECTED MONDAY AND MONDAY EVENING. THE GUSTY WEST-SOUTHWEST WINDS
WILL ALSO DEVELOP AREA WIDE MONDAY AS A CONSEQUENCE. LOOK FOR
THESE WINDS TO CONTINUE THROUGH GAPS...OVER PASSES...RIDGELINES AND
ESPECIALLY DOWN EAST SLOPES OF AREA MOUNTAINS MONDAY EVENING.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-011830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
658 AM MDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 0900.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....71-76.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....76-81.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....23-28 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....22-26 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......33 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 0900...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (102100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....39-43.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....46-51.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....88-93 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....77-82 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....69-74.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....76-81.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....27-32 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (122800 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-011830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
658 AM MDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG
                      UNTIL 0900.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-85.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......32 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (134600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-54.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-86.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-26 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (154100 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-011830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
658 AM MDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
                      PATCHY FOG UNTIL 0900.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-85.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-28 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......27 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (129800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-57.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-88.
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-21 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (136900 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-011830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
658 AM MDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 0900.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....69-74.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....76-80.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....27-32 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (106600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-47.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....50-55.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....76-81 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....67-72 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......31 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....69-74.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....78-83.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....21-25 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (88100 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-011830-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
658 AM MDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
                      PATCHY FOG UNTIL 0900.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-87.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........26-28 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (120500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......29 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-88.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-22 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (148800 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-011830-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
658 AM MDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG
                      UNTIL 0900.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-85.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-31 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......27 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (124500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-59.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-88.
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-25 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (151000 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$
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