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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
213 PM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

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

.DISCUSSION...
Active weather pattern will continue through the upcoming week with
plenty of wind and near red flag conditions the next few days.
Upper trough will move over region tomorrow and bring gusty west
winds to the region with relative humidities in the lower to mid
teens.  Strongest winds still look like they will remain over
southern half of the area where I`ll keep the watch in effect as it
continues to look like a marginal situation. Winds look just a
little lighter on Monday but increase again Tuesday as a strong
upper low moves into the southern Rockies.  Could see some area,
especially east experience some critical conditions Tuesday. As this
upper low moves across, cooler temperatures and better moisture move
into the area as winds remain strong.  Some light precipitation is
possible Wednesday into Thursday and again next weekend.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-261300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
213 PM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....28-33.
*    Below 7500 ft....33-38.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....60-65 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....57-62 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....53-58.
*    Below 7500 ft....62-67.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....18-23 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....15-19 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL increasing to 8900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (165100 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....31-35.
*    Below 7500 ft....35-40.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....54-59 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....54-59 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph becoming northwest
                      around 5 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....53-58.
*    Below 7500 ft....63-68.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....22-27 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....17-22 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph increasing to
                      southwest around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......4400 ft AGL increasing to 9300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (202000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers, snow showers likely
and chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of snow showers and slight
chance of showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ111-261300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
213 PM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

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

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....40-45.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........48-53 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph decreasing to around
                      10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent). Patchy blowing dust
                      after 1200.
* Max temperature.....70-74.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........11-13 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5500 ft AGL increasing to 8600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (198400 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....40-44.
* Max humidity........45-50 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 20 mph decreasing to
                      around 10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....73-78.
* Min humidity........10-14 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph increasing to around
                      20 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4300 ft AGL increasing to 10600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (218000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of thunderstorms and slight
chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ112-261300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
213 PM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

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

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....45-50.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........34-39 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 32 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....71-76.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........10-12 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 32 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL increasing to 11600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (237600 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....42-47.
* Max humidity........35-40 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph decreasing to around
                      5 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....73-78.
* Min humidity........10-12 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4900 ft AGL increasing to 9700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (206800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds around
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-261300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
213 PM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....30-34.
*    Below 7500 ft....39-44.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....50-55 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....44-49 percent.
*    24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 32 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....52-57.
*    Below 7500 ft....62-67.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....17-21 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....13-17 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Breezy. West winds 20 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 32 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6300 ft AGL increasing to 9800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (279300 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....31-35.
*    Below 7500 ft....36-41.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....39-44 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....45-50 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph decreasing to around
                      10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....54-59.
*    Below 7500 ft....64-69.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....16-20 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....13-15 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph increasing to
                      southwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5800 ft AGL increasing to 9800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (151800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest
winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ055-261300-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
213 PM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

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

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....50-54.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........26-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent). Patchy blowing
                      dust after 1200.
* Max temperature.....73-77.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........9-11 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5500 ft AGL increasing to 8900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (233200 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....48-52.
* Max humidity........30-35 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph decreasing to around
                      5 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....77-81.
* Min humidity........9-11 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4500 ft AGL increasing to 9200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (156700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid
70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. West winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ056-261300-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
213 PM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

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

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....48-52.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........24-29 percent.
*    24 hr trend......18 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent). Patchy blowing
                      dust after 1200.
* Max temperature.....73-78.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........9-11 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 32 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6300 ft AGL increasing to 9600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 30 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (272600 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....46-50.
* Max humidity........30-35 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph decreasing to around
                      10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....77-82.
* Min humidity........9-11 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5100 ft AGL increasing to 9300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (131100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

$$
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