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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
200 PM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A return of westerly winds will bring seasonably warm mostly dry
weather to southern New Mexico and west Texas today through Friday.
However, Southerly winds will push moisture back into the region
this weekend into next week and this will generate increasing shower
and thunderstorm activity with possible heavy rains and flooding.
Min RH Wednesday and Thursday afternoon will run around 15% to 25%
all areas except 10% higher in the Sacramento Mountains.

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...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.




NMZ110-171215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
200 PM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....50-54.
*    Below 7500 ft....55-60.
*    24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....44-49 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....43-48 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....77-82.
*    Below 7500 ft....85-90.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....16-21 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....14-16 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6600 ft AGL increasing to 10900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (62300 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....52-56.
*    Below 7500 ft....60-65.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....47-52 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....40-45 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....77-82.
*    Below 7500 ft....85-90.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....20-24 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....18-20 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......7700 ft AGL increasing to 12700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (69300 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with numerous showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.

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NMZ111-171215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
200 PM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....60-62.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........50-55 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....90-94.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........14-18 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL increasing to 11000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (81900 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....65-67.
* Max humidity........42-47 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....90-94.
* Min humidity........17-21 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......7100 ft AGL increasing to 12100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (52600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with numerous showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.

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NMZ112-171215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
200 PM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....63-67.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........41-46 percent.
*    24 hr trend......18 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....91-95.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........13-17 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8200 ft AGL increasing to 11900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (95600 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....67-71.
* Max humidity........43-48 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....91-96.
* Min humidity........18-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      south in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......7900 ft AGL increasing to 13300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (76400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with numerous showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-171215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
200 PM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....52-56.
*    Below 7500 ft....58-63.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....55-60 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....47-52 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....75-80.
*    Below 7500 ft....86-91.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....23-28 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....18-22 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......9500 ft AGL increasing to 12900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (117900 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....54-58.
*    Below 7500 ft....62-67.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....51-56 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....47-52 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....74-79.
*    Below 7500 ft....84-89.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....29-33 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....23-27 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......9900 ft AGL increasing to 14400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (63600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs around 80. South winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with numerous showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with numerous showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around
5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-171215-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
200 PM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....66-70.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........41-46 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....93-97.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........16-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL increasing to 11700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (94000 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....71-73.
* Max humidity........47-52 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 3 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Max temperature.....92-96.
* Min humidity........20-24 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......7100 ft AGL increasing to 12300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (49100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Highs around 90. South winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with numerous showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with numerous showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-171215-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
200 PM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....65-69.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........46-51 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....92-96.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........18-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 6 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL increasing to 12300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (55100 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....70-72.
* Max humidity........57-62 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..East 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....90-94.
* Min humidity........26-30 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6900 ft AGL increasing to 12000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (77600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with numerous showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.

$$

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