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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
206 PM MST Thu Jul 27 2017

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...Monsoon thunderstorm action will increase the next few
days with the potential for locally strong winds and very heavy rain
through the weekend.

AZZ150-281600-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
206 PM MST Thu Jul 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and
  thunderstorms east part.
* Min Temperature..........74 to 84 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............53 to 63 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the
  north after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........20 pct.
* LAL......................3.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........92 to 102 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............31 to 41 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 8 to 12 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South around 15 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........North 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........20 pct.
* LAL......................3.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature..........72 to 82 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 3 degs.
* Max Humidity.............63 to 73 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 8 to 12 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........North around 5 mph increasing to around
  15 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........30 pct.
* LAL......................4.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........89 to 99 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............39 to 49 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 6 to 10 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........North 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........40 pct.
* LAL......................4.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
72 to 82. Highs 90 to 100. Light winds. Minimum Humidity 33 to 43
pct.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows 73 to 83. Highs 94 to 104. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 27 to 37 pct.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows 74 to 84. Highs 95 to 105.

$$

AZZ151-281600-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
206 PM MST Thu Jul 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........66 to 76 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........59 to 69 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........72 to 82 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........74 to 84 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........40 pct.
* LAL......................4.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........85 to 95 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........73 to 83 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........34 to 44 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........45 to 55 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 4 to 8 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South around 10 mph shifting to the
  northwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........North 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........40 pct.
* LAL......................4.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............7248 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 9 knots shifting to the northwest
  12 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (86976 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........65 to 75 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........57 to 67 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 3 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........79 to 89 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........84 to 94 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 6 to 10 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 10 mph becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........North 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........40 pct.
* LAL......................4.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........82 to 92 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........70 to 80 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........42 to 52 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........56 to 66 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 7 to 11 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming northwest around 10
  mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........North 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........50 pct.
* LAL......................4.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............2324 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Northwest 11 to 12 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Fair (27888 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 64 to 74. Highs 82 to 92. Light winds. Minimum Humidity
45 to 55 pct.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 66 to 76. Highs 86 to 96. Light winds. Minimum
Humidity 38 to 48 pct.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 66 to 76. Highs 86 to 96.

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

$$

AZZ152-281600-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
206 PM MST Thu Jul 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and
  thunderstorms this evening, becoming scattered overnight.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........65 to 75 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........59 to 69 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........77 to 87 pct.
*    Above 5000 ft.........74 to 84 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 9 to 13 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest around 20 mph becoming east
  around 10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........60 pct.
* LAL......................4.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........84 to 94 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........73 to 83 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........33 to 43 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........48 to 58 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 4 to 8 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........40 pct.
* LAL......................4.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............6613 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........South 8 knots shifting to the northwest
  in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (85969 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........64 to 74 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........58 to 68 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........78 to 88 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........81 to 91 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest around 15 mph becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........40 pct.
* LAL......................4.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........82 to 92 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........72 to 82 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........39 to 49 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........52 to 62 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming west around 10 mph
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........North around 10 mph shifting to the east
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........40 pct.
* LAL......................4.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............7369 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Northwest 12 to 14 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (103166 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 63 to 73. Highs 82 to 92. Light winds. Minimum Humidity
45 to 55 pct.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 63 to 73. Highs 84 to 94. Light winds. Minimum
Humidity 37 to 47 pct.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 65 to 75. Highs 84 to 94.

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

$$

AZZ153-281600-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
206 PM MST Thu Jul 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature..........58 to 68 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............79 to 89 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 7 to 11 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 15 mph shifting to the
  northeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........60 pct.
* LAL......................5 until 2300, then 4.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms
  likely, mainly in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature..........74 to 84 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 3 degs.
* Min Humidity.............47 to 57 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 4 to 8 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........60 pct.
* LAL......................4.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............5396 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 8 to 12 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Good (64752 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature..........56 to 66 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 3 degs.
* Max Humidity.............80 to 90 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest around 15 mph becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 15 mph shifting to the
  northeast after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........50 pct.
* LAL......................4.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........74 to 84 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............44 to 54 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 4 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming west around 10 mph
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  east in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........50 pct.
* LAL......................4.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............7342 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........North 9 knots shifting to the south 8
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Good (58736 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 57 to 67. Highs 75 to 85. Light winds. Minimum Humidity
45 to 55 pct.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 58 to 68. Highs 78 to 88. Light winds. Minimum
Humidity 37 to 47 pct.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 58 to 68. Highs 77 to 87.

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

$$

Cerniglia
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