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FNUS55 KTWC 171035
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
335 AM MST Sun Dec 17 2017

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...Increased relative humidity and scattered
precipitation through Monday. Easterly winds today will give way
to relatively light/diurnally driven winds next week along with
dry weather for most of the week. Another system late in the work
week could bring another round of breeziness and precipitation to
the area. Overall no fire weather concerns through late next week.


AZZ150-172330-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
335 AM MST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........54 to 64 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 8 to 12 degs.
* Min Humidity.............41 to 51 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 27 to 31 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South around 25 mph becoming southeast
  around 15 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........50 pct.
* LAL......................2.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy then becoming partly
  cloudy. Isolated showers.
* Min Temperature..........38 to 48 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Max Humidity.............70 to 80 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  northeast after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........20 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........56 to 66 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............35 to 45 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 4 to 8 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........North 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 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
.TUESDAY and Wednesday...Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 45. Highs 60 to
74. Light winds. Minimum Humidity 18 to 34 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Cooler. Lows 31 to 41. Highs 52 to 62.
West wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 18 to 28 pct.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 52 to 62.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 32 to
42. Highs 57 to 67.

$$

AZZ151-172330-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
335 AM MST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........49 to 59 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........37 to 48 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 10 to 14 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........50 to 60 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........60 to 70 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 41 to 45 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South around 35 mph decreasing to around
  25 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........70 pct.
* LAL......................2.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............6406 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 20 to 21 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (134526 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........32 to 42 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........30 to 40 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 4 to 8 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Max Humidity..........79 to 89 pct.
*    Above 5000 ft.........78 to 88 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 10 to 14 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast around 10 mph in the evening
  becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South around 15 mph becoming northwest
  around 5 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........30 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  sunny. Slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........51 to 61 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........40 to 50 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........41 to 51 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........61 to 71 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........North 5 to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............6759 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........East 4 knots shifting to the north 6
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Good (40554 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.TUESDAY and Wednesday...Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 40. Highs 56 to
71. Light winds. Minimum Humidity 20 to 38 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Cooler. Lows 27 to 37. Highs 49 to 59.
Southwest wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 25 to 35 pct.
.FRIDAY and Saturday...Mostly clear to partly cloudy. Slight
chance of rain and snow showers. Lows 23 to 35. Highs 48 to 62.

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

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AZZ152-172330-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
335 AM MST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Widespread showers and
  slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........47 to 57 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........37 to 47 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 9 to 13 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........44 to 54 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........62 to 72 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 39 to 43 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........80 pct.
* LAL......................2.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............7937 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 17 to 21 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (166677 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
  snow showers.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........33 to 43 degs.
*    Above 5000 ft.........30 to 40 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........82 to 92 pct.
*    Above 5000 ft.........79 to 89 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 12 to 16 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast around 10 mph in the evening
  becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South around 15 mph becoming northeast
  around 5 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........50 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and
  snow showers.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........48 to 58 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........40 to 50 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........44 to 54 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........57 to 67 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........20 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............4856 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 8 knots shifting to the west 4
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Marginal (19424 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.TUESDAY and Wednesday...Mostly clear. Lows 25 to 36. Highs 52 to
66. Light winds. Minimum Humidity 23 to 40 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 23 to 33. Highs 48 to 58.
Southwest wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 27 to 37 pct.
.FRIDAY and Saturday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and
snow showers. Lows 19 to 32. Highs 44 to 58.

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

$$

AZZ153-172330-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
335 AM MST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow showers,
  rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........37 to 47 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 8 to 12 degs.
* Min Humidity.............48 to 58 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 33 to 37 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........80 pct.
* LAL......................2.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............6860 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 12 to 15 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (102900 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and
  chance of snow showers.
* Min Temperature..........25 to 35 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............79 to 89 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..East around 10 mph in the evening
  becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South around 10 mph shifting to the east
  after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........60 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers
  and slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature..........40 to 50 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............48 to 58 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........East around 5 mph shifting to the west
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........30 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............3680 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Northeast 7 to 8 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Fair (29440 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 22 to 32. Highs 47 to 57. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 28 to 38 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 23 to 33. Highs 49 to 59.
Southwest wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 23 to 33 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Colder. Lows 20 to 30. Highs 38 to 48.
West wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 29 to 39 pct.
.FRIDAY and Saturday...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and
snow showers. Lows 15 to 27. Highs 38 to 52.

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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