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FNUS55 KTWC 232103
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
203 PM MST Thu Mar 23 2017

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...A Pacific storm system will bring a few showers
mainly north/northeast of Tucson this afternoon. Dry conditions move
in tonight with the exception of the White Mountains where a few
snow showers may occur. Dry conditions will then prevail
Friday into Monday. Gusty winds will taper off this evening, then
less wind Friday. Elevated and gusty afternoon winds
are forecast Saturday, though below critical thresholds. Some
afternoon gusts again Sunday and Monday. A more significant
Pacific storm system will move in by Tuesday and Wednesday with
the chance of some showers along with gusty winds and cooler
temperatures.


AZZ150-241430-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
203 PM MST Thu Mar 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........41 to 51 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............56 to 66 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 18 to 22 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 20 mph becoming southwest
  around 10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........71 to 81 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 9 to 13 degs.
* Min Humidity.............11 to 21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 5 to 9 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South around 10 mph shifting to the
  northwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........43 to 53 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............41 to 51 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 12 to 16 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..North around 10 mph shifting to the east
  after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest around 15 mph shifting to the
  west after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........75 to 85 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............10 to 19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  west in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 20 mph increasing to
  west around 30 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 74 to 84. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 12 to 20 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 76 to 86. Southwest
wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 21 pct.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 45 to
55. Highs 68 to 78. West wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity
16 to 22 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 44 to
54. Highs 65 to 75.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 44 to
54. Highs 69 to 79.

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AZZ151-241430-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
203 PM MST Thu Mar 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........34 to 44 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........31 to 41 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 5 to 9 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........58 to 68 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........51 to 61 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 18 to 22 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 30 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........67 to 77 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........59 to 69 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 9 to 13 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........12 to 22 pct.
*    Above 5000 ft.........12 to 22 pct.
* 24 hr Trend...........Down 13 to 17 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 35 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............6134 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Northwest 9 to 14 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (85876 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........37 to 47 degs.
*    Above 5000 ft.........37 to 47 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........44 to 54 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........32 to 42 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 18 to 22 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the
  southeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........North around 20 mph becoming west around
  5 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........73 to 83 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........64 to 74 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 7 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........9 to 19 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........8 to 17 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South around 10 mph increasing to west
  around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............9568 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 7 knots increasing to
  southwest 25 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (239200 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 50. Highs 69 to 79. West wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 21 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 50. Highs 72 to 82. Southwest
wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 19 pct.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 39 to
49. Highs 64 to 74. Southwest wind around 20 mph. Minimum
Humidity 16 to 26 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 38 to
48. Highs 60 to 70.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 39 to
49. Highs 64 to 74.

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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AZZ152-241430-
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-
203 PM MST Thu Mar 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........33 to 43 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........32 to 42 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 3 to 7 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........61 to 71 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........50 to 60 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 10 to 14 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. West 15 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 35 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........67 to 77 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........57 to 67 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 4 to 8 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........12 to 22 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........14 to 24 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 18 to 22 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 40 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............5541 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Northwest 16 to 18 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (99738 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........34 to 44 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........36 to 46 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........47 to 57 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........32 to 42 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 17 to 21 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest around 15 mph shifting to the
  northeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........North around 15 mph becoming southwest
  around 5 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........73 to 83 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........64 to 74 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 7 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........7 to 17 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........9 to 19 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast around 10 mph increasing to
  southwest around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 20 mph increasing to
  around 30 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............11320 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 6 knots increasing to
  southwest 28 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (316960 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38 to 48. Highs 66 to 76. West wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 22 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39 to 49. Highs 69 to 79. Southwest
wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 11 to 21 pct.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 38 to
48. Highs 63 to 73. Southwest wind around 25 mph. Minimum
Humidity 15 to 25 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 37 to
47. Highs 57 to 67.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 36 to
46. Highs 64 to 74.

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

$$

AZZ153-241430-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
203 PM MST Thu Mar 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy then becoming partly
  cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow showers.
* Min Temperature..........29 to 39 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 3 to 7 degs.
* Max Humidity.............65 to 75 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 3 to 7 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. West 15 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 40 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........20 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........60 to 70 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 14 to 18 degs.
* Min Humidity.............12 to 22 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 24 to 28 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest around 45 mph decreasing to
  around 35 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............5464 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Northwest 20 to 21 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (114744 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Clear.
* Min Temperature..........32 to 42 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............45 to 55 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 20 to 24 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..North 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest around 15 mph becoming
  southwest around 5 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........61 to 71 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............12 to 20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............10184 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........East 7 knots increasing to southwest 29
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (295336 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 59 to 69. West wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 25 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 44. Highs 60 to 70. West wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 25 pct.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 33 to
43. Highs 54 to 64. Southwest wind around 20 mph. Minimum
Humidity 21 to 31 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight
chance of showers. Lows 31 to 41. Highs 50 to 60.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow
showers. Lows 31 to 41. Highs 57 to 67.

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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