Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ARIZONA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
246 PM MST SUN AUG 2 2015

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR THROUGH
THIS EVENING MAINLY SOUTH AND EAST OF TUCSON. COVERAGE OF
CONVECTION WILL BE LESS ON MONDAY WITH DRY CONDITIONS NEARLY AREA-
WIDE ON TUESDAY. MOISTURE RETURNS THURSDAY THROUGH THE UPCOMING
WEEKEND WITH INCREASING CHANCES FOR RAINFALL. OUTSIDE OF ANY
THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS...20-FT WINDS WILL BE TERRAIN DRIVEN AND
LESS THAN 15 MPH.

AZZ150-031430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION-TDC-
246 PM MST SUN AUG 2 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........72 TO 82 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............36 TO 46 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 16 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........100 TO 110 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............19 TO 29 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........72 TO 82 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............37 TO 47 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........100 TO 110 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............16 TO 26 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 73 TO 83. HIGHS 100 TO 110. LIGHT WINDS.
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 13 TO 23 PCT.
.THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 73 TO 83. HIGHS 96 TO 109. LIGHT WINDS.
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 18 TO 32 PCT.
.SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 71 TO 83. HIGHS 95 TO 106.

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AZZ151-031430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
246 PM MST SUN AUG 2 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........63 TO 78 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........53 TO 68 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........55 TO 70 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........68 TO 83 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 14 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................3 UNTIL 2300...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........91 TO 107 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........79 TO 93 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........14 TO 29 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........26 TO 41 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................2.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............11421 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 9 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHWEST 8 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....VERY GOOD (91368 KNOT-FT).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........63 TO 78 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........53 TO 68 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........49 TO 64 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........56 TO 71 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................2 UNTIL 2300...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........93 TO 108 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........80 TO 94 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........13 TO 24 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........20 TO 35 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............12344 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTH 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....VERY GOOD (86408 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 63 TO 78. HIGHS 91 TO 106. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 15 TO 30 PCT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 63 TO 78. HIGHS 90 TO 105. LIGHT WINDS.
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 22 TO 37 PCT.
.FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 63 TO 78. HIGHS 87 TO 103. LIGHT WINDS.
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 25 TO 40 PCT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 63 TO 78. HIGHS 87 TO 102.

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

$$

AZZ152-031430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 152
SOUTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
SOUTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE SAN CARLOS APACHE NATION
IN GRAHAM COUNTY-CORONADO NF-SAFFORD BLM-TDC-
246 PM MST SUN AUG 2 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........63 TO 73 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........53 TO 68 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........63 TO 78 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........68 TO 83 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 10 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........30 PCT.
* LAL......................4 UNTIL 2300...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........90 TO 102 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........76 TO 91 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........16 TO 29 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........26 TO 41 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 7 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................3.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............10209 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTHWEST 9 TO 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (112299 KNOT-FT).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........63 TO 73 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........53 TO 68 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........52 TO 67 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........54 TO 69 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 12 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................3 UNTIL 2300...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY TO PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........92 TO 105 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........78 TO 94 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........13 TO 24 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........21 TO 36 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 5
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............11146 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTHWEST 7 TO 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....VERY GOOD (89168 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 61 TO 75. HIGHS 89 TO 104.
NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 14 TO 29 PCT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 61 TO 75. HIGHS 89 TO 104. LIGHT WINDS.
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 18 TO 33 PCT.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 60 TO 75. HIGHS 85 TO 103. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 23 TO 38 PCT.

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

$$

AZZ153-031430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153
NORTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
WHITE AND GILA MOUNTAINS-APACHE SITGREAVES NF-SDC-
246 PM MST SUN AUG 2 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........54 TO 64 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............68 TO 78 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 15 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........40 PCT.
* LAL......................4 UNTIL 2300...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........79 TO 89 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............24 TO 34 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 10 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................3.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............10476 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTHWEST 9 TO 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (115236 KNOT-FT).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........54 TO 64 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............59 TO 69 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 9 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................3 UNTIL 2300...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........83 TO 93 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 4 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............18 TO 28 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............11326 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTH 7 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....VERY GOOD (79282 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 54 TO 64. HIGHS 83 TO 93. NORTHWEST WIND
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 18 TO 28 PCT.
.THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 65. HIGHS 81 TO 93. LIGHT WINDS.
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 21 TO 37 PCT.
.SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 54 TO 65. HIGHS 78 TO 89.

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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