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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
228 PM MST Wed Feb 21 2018

.DISCUSSION...
East to southeast winds will continue tonight mainly east of the
Rio Grande, as remnants of a recent back door cold front linger
in this area. Winds shift southwest and become gusty Thursday and
Friday, with slight rain chances in the mountains Fri night. Larger
upper level trough moves through Friday night and will carry a
Pacific front through at that time. Winds will be gusty from the
northwest Saturday, with speeds tapering off during the afternoon.
with windy northwest winds. Lowland highs will fall to the mid to
upper 50s.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-221315-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
228 PM MST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....18-22.
*    Below 7500 ft....22-27.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....88-93 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....86-91 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....37-42.
*    Below 7500 ft....45-50.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....30-35 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....25-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......21 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5300-6600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (148600 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....17-21.
*    Below 7500 ft....20-25.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....65-70 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....68-73 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....40-45.
*    Below 7500 ft....49-54.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....26-31 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....22-27 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 33 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3000 ft AGL increasing to 6900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 35 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (210500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows around 20. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs around 50.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-221315-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
228 PM MST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....Around 30.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........81-86 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 33 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....54-58.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........23-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4700 ft AGL increasing to 7200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (152500 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....26-28.
* Max humidity........73-78 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph becoming southwest
                      around 5 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....59-63.
* Min humidity........16-21 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph increasing to
                      around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2600 ft AGL increasing to 7400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 35 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (211700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 50s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 50s. West
winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Northeast winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ112-221315-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
228 PM MST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Min temperature.....29-33.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........78-83 percent.
*    24 hr trend......22 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....55-60.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........22-26 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4900 ft AGL increasing to 7900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (183700 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....28-32.
* Max humidity........64-69 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....61-66.
* Min humidity........15-19 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2900 ft AGL increasing to 6900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 35 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (201200 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. West winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 50s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-221315-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
228 PM MST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....23-27.
*    Below 7500 ft....24-29.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....89-94 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....87-92 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....39-44.
*    Below 7500 ft....47-52.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....36-41 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....28-33 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5000 ft AGL increasing to 7600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 30 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (217100 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....24-26.
*    Below 7500 ft....25-29.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....56-61 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....58-63 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....46-51.
*    Below 7500 ft....54-59.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....18-23 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....16-20 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Breezy. Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......3300 ft AGL increasing to 8000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 35 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (223600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. West winds around 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 50. West winds
around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ055-221315-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
228 PM MST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Min temperature.....33-35.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........69-74 percent.
*    24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....59-63.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........25-27 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3600 ft AGL increasing to 7100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (138600 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....35-37.
* Max humidity........57-62 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....66-70.
* Min humidity........14-16 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph increasing to
                      around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2600 ft AGL increasing to 7500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (157800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. West winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 60. West
winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
North winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ056-221315-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
228 PM MST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Min temperature.....28-32.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........79-84 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Max temperature.....61-66.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........19-24 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......2900 ft AGL increasing to 7000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (129800 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....34-36.
* Max humidity........62-67 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph becoming northwest
                      around 5 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....67-72.
* Min humidity........11-15 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2700 ft AGL increasing to 9200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (204800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. West winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 60. West
winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
West winds around 10 mph.

$$
Tripoli



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