Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ARIZONA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
258 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...EXPECT DRY WEATHER THROUGH THE COMING WEEK WITH THE
EXCEPTION OF A FEW SHOWERS OVER THE WHITE MOUNTAINS CHRISTMAS DAY
THROUGH FRIDAY. A PASSING WEATHER SYSTEM LATE MONDAY WILL KICK UP A
NORTHWEST WIND LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY...MAINLY EASTERN AREAS AND
DROP HUMIDITY LEVELS TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. ANOTHER TROUGH LATE IN
THE WEEK WILL AGAIN GENERATE GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS CHRISTMAS DAY AND
FRIDAY WITH EVEN LOWER DEWPOINTS EXPECTED SATURDAY ONWARD.

AZZ150-212245-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO OODHAM NATION-TDC-
258 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........59 TO 69 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............32 TO 42 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........39 TO 49 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............76 TO 86 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........62 TO 72 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............32 TO 42 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
  10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTH AROUND 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 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...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 61 TO 71. NORTH WIND
AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 26 TO 36 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS 61 TO 71. NORTHEAST
WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 13 TO 22 PCT.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS 62 TO 72. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 16 TO 26 PCT.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34 TO 44. HIGHS 58
TO 68.

$$

AZZ151-212245-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
258 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........57 TO 67 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........49 TO 61 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........28 TO 43 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........30 TO 45 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............2909 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHEAST 5 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHWEST 7 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....FAIR (20363 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........33 TO 45 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........35 TO 45 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........72 TO 87 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........59 TO 74 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 6 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH BECOMING LIGHT.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........61 TO 71 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........52 TO 64 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 TO 4 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........27 TO 42 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........27 TO 40 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 1 TO 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 15
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............2625 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 15
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....FAIR (39375 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 31 TO 43. HIGHS 55 TO 70. NORTHWEST
WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 21 TO 36 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 28 TO 40. HIGHS 55 TO 70. EAST WIND
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 23 PCT.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 32 TO 44. HIGHS 57 TO 71. SOUTH
WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 25 PCT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 31 TO 41. HIGHS 54 TO 69.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 27 TO 39. HIGHS 52 TO 67.

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

$$

AZZ152-212245-
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-
258 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........54 TO 64 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........47 TO 61 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 4 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........29 TO 44 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........27 TO 43 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 8 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............2597 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHEAST 4 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE WEST 8
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....FAIR (20776 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........30 TO 40 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........34 TO 44 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........74 TO 89 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........60 TO 75 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 8 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........59 TO 69 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........51 TO 65 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 4 TO 5 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........24 TO 39 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........25 TO 37 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 TO 5 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
  MPH...MAINLY THE GILA RIVER VALLEY.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO
     AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............3044 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 6 KNOTS INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 17
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....GOOD (51748 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 29 TO 39. HIGHS 52 TO 67. NORTHWEST
WIND 10 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 20 TO 35 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 23 TO 35. HIGHS 50 TO 65. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 24 PCT.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 27 TO 39. HIGHS 55 TO 67.
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 25 PCT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 27 TO 37. HIGHS 51 TO 66.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 24 TO 34. HIGHS 50 TO 62.

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

$$

AZZ153-212245-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153
NORTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
WHITE AND GILA MOUNTAINS-APACHE SITGREAVES NF-SDC-
258 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........47 TO 57 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............38 TO 48 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 8 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............2801 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTH 6 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE WEST 8
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....FAIR (22408 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........29 TO 39 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 4 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............78 TO 88 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........52 TO 62 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 5 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............28 TO 38 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 10 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO
  30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*    RIDGETOP..............NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............3625 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........NORTHWEST 7 TO 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....GOOD (58000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 23 TO 33. HIGHS 48 TO 58. NORTHWEST
WIND 15 TO 20 MPH MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 23 TO 33 PCT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 20 TO 30. HIGHS 46 TO 56.
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 16 TO 26 PCT.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
25 TO 35. HIGHS 49 TO 59. SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY 15 TO 25 PCT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 22 TO 32.
HIGHS 44 TO 54.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 18 TO 28. HIGHS 42 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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