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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
716 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will bring seasonably warm dry weather across
southern New Mexico and west Texas today through early next week.
Temperatures will be a little above normal into Saturday before a
weak cold front causes slight cooling next Sunday and Monday.
Winds will be around 5 to 15 mph through Friday possibly
increasing to around 15 to 25 mph Saturday and Sunday. Min RH
for Tuesday and Wednesday will run from 15% to 25%.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-121930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
716 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....52-56.
*    Below 7500 ft....57-61.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....10-12 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....10-14 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2100-4000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (66700 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....19-23.
*    Below 7500 ft....23-28.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....37-42 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....42-47 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....52-56.
*    Below 7500 ft....58-62.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....11-13 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....12-16 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      west in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......400 ft AGL in the morning.
* Transport winds.....North around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (2200 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 50s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 50s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 50s.
West winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-121930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
716 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....59-63.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........14-19 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2000-3700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 30 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (88100 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....27-29.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........56-61 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....61-65.
* Min humidity........17-22 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......400 ft AGL in the morning.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (2200 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows around 30. Highs around 60. East winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ112-121930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
716 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....57-61.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........15-19 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2000-3600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (43100 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....26-31.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........49-54 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....59-63.
* Min humidity........15-20 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......300 ft AGL in the morning.
* Transport winds.....North around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (1800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 50s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-121930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
716 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....49-53.
*    Below 7500 ft....54-58.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....13-17 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....14-16 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......1900-3400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (33200 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....23-27.
*    Below 7500 ft....28-32.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....33-38 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....32-37 percent.
*    24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....51-55.
*    Below 7500 ft....57-62.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....12-14 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....11-15 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......400 ft AGL in the morning.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (2900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 50s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 50s.
West winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
West winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ055-121930-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
716 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....59-63.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........19-21 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......1600 ft AGL increasing to 3700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (51600 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....32-34.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........57-62 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....61-63.
* Min humidity........21-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph shifting to the west
                      in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......400 ft AGL in the morning.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (1700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60.
East winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-121930-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
716 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....56-61.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........23-27 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......1700 ft AGL increasing to 4100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (50400 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....31-33.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........59-64 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      south after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....60-64.
* Min humidity........23-25 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......300 ft AGL in the morning.
* Transport winds.....West around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

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