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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
233 PM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...

.DISCUSSION...
Latest forecast models are showing higher winds aloft over our area
today which will mix down to dry areas of high fire danger pushing
the lowlands into Red flag Criterion.  Dry weather with above normal
near record warm temperatures for Friday. Breezy winds 15-25 mph
with higher gusts this afternoon,  Near record high temperatures
today followed by cool down of 10-15 degrees Saturday back to near
normal as cold front moves in. Upper high rebuilds over the western
U.S. Sunday and beyond. Warm Sunday and Monday, but then cool down
again Tuesday and Wednesday as another cool front moves in. Min RHs
10-15% today, then 15-25% Saturday and Sunday with cooler
temperatures.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-181330-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
233 PM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....28-33.
*    Below 7500 ft....33-38.
*    24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....88-93 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....72-77 percent.
*    24 hr trend......61 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 39 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....53-58.
*    Below 7500 ft....63-68.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....15-20 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....14-18 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      east in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......3700-5200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (36500 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....22-26.
*    Below 7500 ft....27-32.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....59-64 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....54-59 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 7 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....53-58.
*    Below 7500 ft....61-66.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....20-25 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....17-21 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3800-5000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (31500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. West winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. North winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-181330-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
233 PM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....42-44.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........55-60 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 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........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....67-71.
*    24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........17-19 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      east in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......4500 ft AGL increasing to 6900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (44500 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....33-37.
* Max humidity........56-61 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....64-68.
* Min humidity........21-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3200-5000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (53300 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 70.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. East winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ112-181330-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
233 PM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....41-46.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........53-58 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 36 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....62-66.
*    24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........13-18 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......4100-4800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (72800 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....31-35.
* Max humidity........53-58 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....60-64.
* Min humidity........19-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3000-3900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (33300 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s. East winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-181330-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
233 PM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....34-36.
*    Below 7500 ft....38-42.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....66-71 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....56-61 percent.
*    24 hr trend......18 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 45 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....50-55.
*    Below 7500 ft....54-59.
*    24 hr trend......19 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....20-25 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....17-21 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 20 mph becoming east
                      around 10 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 37 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......4300-4800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 30 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (54500 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....24-28.
*    Below 7500 ft....27-31.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....48-53 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....49-54 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....47-52.
*    Below 7500 ft....56-60.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....24-29 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....17-21 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3300-4700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (55700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60.
West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the upper 50s.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. West winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-181330-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
233 PM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....46-50.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........45-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph decreasing to around
                      10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....66-70.
*    24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........17-19 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 20 mph shifting to the
                      northeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 26 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......4100-5800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (60900 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....36-40.
* Max humidity........50-55 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....64-66.
* Min humidity........21-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3200-4400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (35100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 60s. East
winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-181330-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
233 PM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....46-48.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........44-49 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 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.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....64-68.
*    24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........18-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      northeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......4900-6200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (68900 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....34-39.
* Max humidity........50-55 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....61-65.
* Min humidity........22-24 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3000-4300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (43300 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the upper 60s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

$$

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