Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ARIZONA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
318 AM MST WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MST THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH TO VERY
HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR THE EASTERN HALF OF ZONE 150 AND MOST OF ZONES
151 AND 152...

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TODAY RESULTING IN RED FLAG
CONDITIONS FOR MUCH OF THE AREA. ALSO HAINES 6 CONDITIONS WILL EXIST
THIS AFTERNOON NORTHEAST OF BOWIE. WINDS WILL BE LIGHTER THURSDAY
AND FRIDAY ACROSS THE REGION WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRY
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WHITE MOUNTAINS BOTH AFTERNOONS. DRY AND
SLIGHTLY COOLER THAN NORMAL FOR THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH
NORMAL DIURNAL WINDS.

AZZ150-252245-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION-TDC-
318 AM MST WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MST THIS
EVENING FROM THE EASTERN HALF OF THE TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION
EASTWARD...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........81 TO 91 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............12 TO 22 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..BREEZY. SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO
  SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............5 MODERATE.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........50 TO 60 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............52 TO 62 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..BREEZY. SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING
  SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH DURING THE EVENING.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........77 TO 87 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............15 TO 25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 53 TO 63. HIGHS 82 TO 92. LIGHT WINDS.
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 9 TO 14 PCT.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 65. HIGHS 85 TO
95. SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 8 TO 15 PCT.
.MEMORIAL DAY THROUGH TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 56 TO 66. HIGHS 85 TO
95.

$$

AZZ151-252245-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
318 AM MST WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MST THIS
EVENING FOR AREAS SOUTH OF MAMMOTH...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........77 TO 91 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........65 TO 79 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........7 TO 15 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........9 TO 18 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..BREEZY. SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO
  SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS 35 TO 45
  MPH...HIGHEST SOUTH OF TUCSON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............10313 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
  26 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (268138 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........45 TO 57 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........41 TO 51 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........37 TO 52 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........36 TO 51 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..BREEZY. SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING
  TO AROUND 15 MPH DURING THE EVENING.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO
  AROUND 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........73 TO 83 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........60 TO 75 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 TO 5 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........8 TO 20 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........12 TO 27 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 1 TO 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........WEST AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST
  AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............9446 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (122798 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 46 TO 59. HIGHS 75 TO 90. LIGHT WINDS.
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 9 TO 15 PCT.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 49 TO 61. HIGHS 78 TO
93. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 6 TO 13
PCT.
.MEMORIAL DAY THROUGH TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 49 TO 61. HIGHS 79 TO
94.

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

$$

AZZ152-252245-
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-
318 AM MST WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MST THIS
EVENING FOR SAFFORD SOUTH...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........80 TO 90 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........66 TO 81 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........6 TO 12 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........7 TO 16 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WINDY. SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO
  SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
  WIND STRONGEST SOUTH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............5 MODERATE EXCEPT 6 HIGH NORTHEAST OF
  BOWIE.
* MIXING HEIGHT............12015 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 11 KNOTS INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
  26 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (312390 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........43 TO 53 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........36 TO 50 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........37 TO 49 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........36 TO 49 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WINDY. SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING
  WEST AROUND 15 MPH DURING THE EVENING.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO
  AROUND 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........73 TO 83 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........60 TO 75 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 6 TO 7 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........7 TO 18 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........10 TO 25 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 1 TO 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND
  20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH BECOMING WEST
  AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............9074 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 12 TO 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (163332 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 41 TO 55. HIGHS 73 TO 88. WEST WIND AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 8 TO 15 PCT.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 56. HIGHS 77 TO
92. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 6 TO 11 PCT.
.MEMORIAL DAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47 TO 58. HIGHS
78 TO 93.

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

$$

AZZ153-252245-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153
NORTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
WHITE AND GILA MOUNTAINS-APACHE SITGREAVES NF-SDC-
318 AM MST WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........71 TO 81 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............7 TO 15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO
  AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO
  AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............5 MODERATE EXCEPT TO 6 HIGH EASTERN PART
  OF THE ZONE.
* MIXING HEIGHT............11140 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 24
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (267360 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........36 TO 46 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............47 TO 57 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF AN AFTERNOON DRY THUNDERSTORM.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........63 TO 73 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 8 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............13 TO 23 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING WEST
  AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............10008 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 12 TO 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (150120 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF AN AFTERNOON DRY
THUNDERSTORM. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 68 TO 78. WEST WIND AROUND 15
MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 11 TO 20 PCT.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 72 TO
82. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 8 TO 13 PCT.
.MEMORIAL DAY THROUGH TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 44 TO 54. HIGHS
72 TO 82.

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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