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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
640 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

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

.DISCUSSION...
Breezy to windy conditions will continue through the next 5-7 days
with the strongest winds coming on Thursday and Friday. Critical
fire conditions could be met Thursday, but higher min RH`s on
Friday means Red Flag conditions may fall just short.

An upper low will be moving across the Rockies Friday night and
Saturday which could bring some showers and a few thunderstorms to
the mountain zones. Some light snow is possible, mainly above 8000
ft. Dry northwest flow will redevelop behind this system with
temperatures rebounding early next week. While breezy conditions
will continue, winds look to remain just below critical speeds.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-262100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
640 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

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

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....60-65.
*    Below 7500 ft....68-73.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....11-13 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....8-10 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......7100 ft AGL increasing to 10200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (192800 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....34-38.
*    Below 7500 ft....37-42.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....49-54 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....43-48 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 37 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....65-70.
*    Below 7500 ft....74-79.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....15-19 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....12-16 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 25 to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 37 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6400 ft AGL increasing to 8800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 40 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (315200 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
West winds around 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 60.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-262100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
640 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

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

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....75-79.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........6-8 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6900 ft AGL increasing to 9600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (205800 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....47-52.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........31-36 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent). Areas of
                      blowing dust in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....83-88.
* Min humidity........10-12 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 20 mph increasing to
                      around 30 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6300 ft AGL increasing to 10600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 30 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (312500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around
20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Not as warm. Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s.
Highs around 70. West winds around 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ112-262100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
640 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

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

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....75-80.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........6-8 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 33 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL increasing to 10900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (164500 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....49-54.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........25-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......18 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 32 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent). Areas of
                      blowing dust in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....84-89.
* Min humidity........9-11 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 20 mph increasing to
                      around 30 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 35 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL increasing to 10800 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 35 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (363800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around
20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 60s. West
winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-262100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
640 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....56-61.
*    Below 7500 ft....63-68.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....12-16 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....10-12 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 33 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7700 ft AGL increasing to 11900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (244000 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....34-38.
*    Below 7500 ft....42-47.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....43-48 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....33-38 percent.
*    24 hr trend......22 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 37 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....66-71.
*    Below 7500 ft....74-79.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....14-18 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....11-13 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 25 to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 39 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7600 ft AGL increasing to 11800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 40 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (461200 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. West
winds around 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 50s. West
winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ055-262100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
640 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

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

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....77-81.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........7-12 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8000-9100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (167500 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....55-59.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........21-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent). Areas of
                      blowing dust in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....86-90.
* Min humidity........9-11 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 20 mph increasing to
                      around 30 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL increasing to 10800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 35 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (342400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. West winds around
20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Not as warm. Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
Highs in the mid 70s. West winds around 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ056-262100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
640 AM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

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

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....76-81.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........7-9 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 33 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8200-9100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (167900 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....52-56.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........26-31 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 36 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent). Areas of
                      blowing dust in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....85-90.
* Min humidity........9-11 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 20 mph increasing to
                      around 30 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 32 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6600 ft AGL increasing to 9700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 35 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (335000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds around
20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Not as warm. Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs
in the mid 70s. West winds around 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 70.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.

$$
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