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FNUS55 KTWC 280959
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
259 AM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...Strong winds will develop today and continue well
into the evening hours resulting in Red Flag conditions across
zones 150-152. Humidity levels will be a bit higher. Much drier
air will invade the region tonight with gusty winds Saturday
mainly across southeast areas. Much lighter winds are expected
Sunday with a strong warming trend next week.

AZZ150-282230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
259 AM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy. Patchy blowing dust.
* Max Temperature..........79 to 89 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............11 to 21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........47 to 57 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 7 to 11 degs.
* Max Humidity.............18 to 28 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 31 to 35 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. Northwest around 25 mph
  decreasing to around 15 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 25 mph increasing to
  northwest around 45 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........71 to 81 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 8 to 12 degs.
* Min Humidity.............7 to 15 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 5 to 9 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 79 to 89. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 6 to 11 pct.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 50 to 60. Highs 84 to 94. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 5 to 9 pct.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 52 to 62. Highs 86 to 96. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 6 to 12 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 64. Highs 87 to 97.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 58 to 68. Highs 93 to 103.

$$

AZZ151-282230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
259 AM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  cloudy. Patchy blowing dust.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........76 to 86 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........67 to 77 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........18 to 28 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........27 to 37 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Windy. Southwest around 20 mph
  increasing to west around 30 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 35 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............7322 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 29 to 31 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (226982 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........41 to 51 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........37 to 47 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 8 to 12 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........23 to 33 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........31 to 41 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 22 to 26 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Windy. West around 30 mph decreasing to
  around 20 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 35 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........64 to 74 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........51 to 61 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 10 to 14 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........8 to 18 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........12 to 22 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 13 to 17 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............11878 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Northwest 21 to 25 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (296950 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 38 to 48. Highs 73 to 83. West wind around
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 6 to 13 pct.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 44 to 54. Highs 78 to 88. West wind around
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 5 to 10 pct.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 81 to 91. West wind around
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 6 to 11 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 49 to 59. Highs 82 to 92.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 51 to 61. Highs 87 to 97.

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

$$

AZZ152-282230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
259 AM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  cloudy. Patchy blowing dust. Slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........74 to 84 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........65 to 75 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........17 to 27 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........30 to 40 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Windy. West 20 to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 35 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............7918 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 31 to 35 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (277130 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........41 to 51 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........38 to 48 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 7 to 11 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........24 to 34 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........29 to 39 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 27 to 31 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Windy. West 20 to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 40 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy. Patchy blowing dust.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........62 to 72 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........50 to 60 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 12 to 16 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........9 to 19 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........14 to 24 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 10 to 14 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............16864 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Northwest 24 to 27 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (455328 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 35 to 45. Highs 69 to 79. Northwest wind
around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 6 to 14 pct.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 40 to 50. Highs 76 to 86. West wind around
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 5 to 13 pct.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 44 to 54. Highs 79 to 89. West wind around
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 5 to 13 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 57. Highs 79 to 89.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 48 to 58. Highs 82 to 92.

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

$$

AZZ153-282230-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
259 AM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........60 to 70 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 4 to 8 degs.
* Min Humidity.............28 to 38 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 7 to 11 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Windy. West 20 to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 40 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........50 pct.
* LAL......................1 until 1100, then 3.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............7001 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 34 to 36 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (252036 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
* Min Temperature..........30 to 40 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 8 to 12 degs.
* Max Humidity.............43 to 53 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 10 to 14 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Windy. West around 30 mph becoming
  northwest around 15 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 50 mph becoming northwest
  and decreasing to around 20 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........30 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers,
  thunderstorms and snow showers.
* Max Temperature..........50 to 60 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 9 to 13 degs.
* Min Humidity.............18 to 28 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 7 to 11 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........20 pct.
* LAL......................1 until 1100, then 2.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............16759 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........North 20 to 23 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (385457 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 31 to 41. Highs 61 to 71. Northwest wind
around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 10 to 16 pct.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 37 to 47. Highs 67 to 77. Northwest wind
around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 9 to 15 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39 to 49. Highs 69 to 79. West wind
around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 9 to 16 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41 to 51. Highs 70 to 80.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 53. Highs 74 to 84.

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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