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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
139 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

..DISCUSSION...
GENERALLY A QUIET PERIOD EXPECTED FOR UPCOMING WEEK. A DISTURBANCE
WILL MOVE THROUGH EASTERN ZONES MONDAY NIGHT AND MAY BRING A FEW
MOUNTAIN SHOWERS BUT NOT MUCH ELSE. TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMING
WITH ABOVE NORMAL HIGHS RETURNING BY MONDAY. BEHIND THE MONDAY NIGHT
DISTURBANCE...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL ABOUT 10 TO 15 DEGREES THROUGH
WEDNESDAY THEN REBOUND AGAIN FOR THE END OF THE WEEK. BREEZY TO
WINDY CONDITIONS STILL POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WITH ANOTHER
COLD FRONT EXPECTED FOR EARLY NEXT WEEKEND. RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL
REMAIN ABOVE 20 PERCENT THROUGH THE PERIOD.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-211400-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
139 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....23-28.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....25-30.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....72-77 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....68-73 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-46.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....51-56.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....45-50 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....36-41 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (51500 KNOT-FT).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....28-32.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....30-35.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....76-81 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....75-80 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....46-50.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....39-43 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....34-39 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-3400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (155200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 23 TO 28. HIGHS 41 TO 46.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 21 TO 26. HIGHS 48 TO 53. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 24 TO 29%.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 27 TO 32. HIGHS 49 TO 54. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.

$$

NMZ111-211400-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
139 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-31.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-60.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-3400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (40700 KNOT-FT).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-35.
* MAX HUMIDITY........71-76 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (119200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID
50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID TO UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 26 TO 31%.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS NEAR 60. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.

$$

NMZ112-211400-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
139 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-59.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-3600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (48400 KNOT-FT).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-36.
* MAX HUMIDITY........69-74 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-64.
* MIN HUMIDITY........28-32 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (170700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.
HIGHS NEAR 50. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO
28%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 24 TO 29%.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.
HIGHS NEAR 60. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO
26%.

$$

NMZ113-211400-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
139 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....23-28.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....27-31.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....65-70 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....61-66 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....43-48.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....49-53.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....39-44 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....34-39 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (74600 KNOT-FT).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....32-36.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....34-38.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....58-63 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....57-62 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 38 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....47-52.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....53-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-43 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....31-36 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 46 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-3700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (406100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...COLDER...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 24 TO 29. HIGHS
39 TO 44. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS 47 TO 52.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.
HIGHS 52 TO 57. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.

$$

TXZ055-211400-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
139 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-36.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........63-68 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........29-31 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (46300 KNOT-FT).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-40.
* MAX HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-29 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (133300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 23 TO 28%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.

$$

TXZ056-211400-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
139 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-34.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-60.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (52500 KNOT-FT).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-38.
* MAX HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-31 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 31 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-3400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (150700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.
HIGHS NEAR 50. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.
HIGHS 60 TO 65. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO
24%.

$$

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