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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
000
FNUS55 KTWC 312224
FWFTWC

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ARIZONA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
324 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

.DISCUSSION...EXPECT PERIODS OF VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW INTO
THIS EVENING AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE AREA. A FEW
LINGERING SHOWERS WILL OCCUR MAINLY EAST TO SOUTH OF TUCSON EARLY
SUNDAY. DRY CONDITIONS WILL RETURN SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND LAST
THROUGH THE UPCOMING WORK WEEK. SOME EASTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED
THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY WITH A FEW HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE.
OTHERWISE...TYPICAL DIURNAL WIND TRENDS FOR MUCH OF THE UPCOMING
WEEK.


AZZ150-011430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO OODHAM NATION-TDC-
324 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........39 TO 49 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 7 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........30 PCT.
* LAL......................2 UNTIL 2000...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE
  MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........61 TO 71 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 7 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............50 TO 60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 24 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........38 TO 48 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............97 TO 100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........66 TO 76 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 5 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............34 TO 44 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 14 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 10 MPH
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 10 TO 15 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
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS 67 TO 77. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 32 TO 42 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS 68 TO 78. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 24 TO 34 PCT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS 70 TO 80. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 22 TO 32 PCT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 72 TO 82.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43 TO 53. HIGHS 73 TO 83.

$$

AZZ151-011430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
324 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE
  OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PATCHY FOG LATE IN
  THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........35 TO 45 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........30 TO 40 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 DEGS
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
     BELOW 5000 FT.........95 TO 100 PCT.
     ABOVE 5000 FT.........95 TO 100 PCT.
* 24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
     NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........70 PCT.
* LAL......................2 UNTIL 2000...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE
  MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........56 TO 66 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........45 TO 55 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 5 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........50 TO 65 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........55 TO 70 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 21 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............4498 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 7 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 9
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....GOOD (40482 KNOT-FT).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........33 TO 43 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........31 TO 41 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........98 TO 100 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........93 TO 100 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
  BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........62 TO 72 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........52 TO 64 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 7 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........29 TO 44 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........33 TO 48 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 19 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............3587 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........EAST 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....FAIR (28696 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34 TO 46. HIGHS 60 TO 75. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 28 TO 43 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 62 TO 75. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 23 TO 38 PCT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 62 TO 76. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 20 TO 35 PCT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 65 TO 80.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 66 TO 80.

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

$$

AZZ152-011430-
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-
324 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS AND
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
  SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY
  FOG LATE IN THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........32 TO 42 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........27 TO 38 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
     BELOW 5000 FT.........95 TO 100 PCT.
     ABOVE 5000 FT.........95 TO 100 PCT.
24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........60 PCT.
* LAL......................2 UNTIL 2000...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........54 TO 64 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........44 TO 55 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 4 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........43 TO 58 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........44 TO 59 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 19 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........20 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............3186 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTHWEST 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....FAIR (25488 KNOT-FT).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........27 TO 39 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........25 TO 37 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........98 TO 100 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........88 TO 100 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........59 TO 69 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........49 TO 62 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 5 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........31 TO 46 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........33 TO 48 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 15 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............3640 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........EAST 6 TO 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....FAIR (25480 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 28 TO 40. HIGHS 57 TO 71. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 31 TO 46 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 31 TO 41. HIGHS 58 TO 72. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 24 TO 39 PCT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 31 TO 41. HIGHS 58 TO 73. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 21 TO 36 PCT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32 TO 42. HIGHS 60 TO 74.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 33 TO 43. HIGHS 62 TO 75.

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

$$

AZZ153-011430-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153
NORTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
WHITE AND GILA MOUNTAINS-APACHE SITGREAVES NF-SDC-
324 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND
  NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
  SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........26 TO 36 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............98 TO 100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
     AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........60 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........47 TO 57 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 8 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............39 TO 49 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 32 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO
     AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............4089 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTH 8 TO 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....FAIR (36801 KNOT-FT).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........23 TO 33 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............91 TO 100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........50 TO 60 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............39 TO 49 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............3354 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTHEAST 5 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST 6 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....FAIR (20124 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 25 TO 35. HIGHS 52 TO 62. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 37 TO 47 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 26 TO 36. HIGHS 53 TO 63. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 34 TO 44 PCT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 27 TO 37. HIGHS 54 TO 64. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 30 TO 40 PCT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 26 TO 36. HIGHS 56 TO 66.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 27 TO 37. HIGHS 58 TO 68.

NOTE TO USERS - ZONE 153 VENTILATION CATEGORY...MIXING HEIGHT AND
TRANSPORT WINDS ARE BASED ON THE POINT OF PINES LOCATION (6040 MSL)

$$


VISIT US ON FACEBOOK...TWITTER...YOUTUBE...AND AT WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON







USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.