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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 Thu Jan 18 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Warmer temperatures will occur today as a westerly flow begins to
take hold. The next storm system is forecast to arrive late
Saturday. Temperatures will be even warmer on Friday as the
southwest to west flow strengthens. Saturday should become windy
with west and southwest winds in the 25 to 35 mph with some gusts
in the 45 mph range in the afternoon and early evening. This
system which will give our region a better chance at mountain snow
and lowland rain Saturday and Saturday night. The storm passes
quickly with a Pacific front moving in to cool he region back to
near normal on Sunday and beyond.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-181930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
716 AM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....48-52.
*    Below 7500 ft....53-57.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....15-19 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....17-22 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......1800 ft AGL increasing to 5000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....North around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (24000 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....25-29.
*    Below 7500 ft....25-30.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....38-43 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....49-54 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....53-58.
*    Below 7500 ft....59-63.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....14-16 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....14-16 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......1600 ft AGL increasing to 4400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (58000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight
chance of snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower
50s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Colder. Partly cloudy. Snow showers likely and chance
of showers. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. West
winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows around 19. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-181930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
716 AM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....54-58.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........21-23 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......1500-3300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (20300 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....24-28.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........63-68 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....63-67.
* Min humidity........14-16 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2000 ft AGL increasing to 4500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (59000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Chance of showers and slight
chance of snow showers. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 50s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower 50s.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ112-181930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
716 AM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....51-55.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-24 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      west in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......1600-2900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (19100 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....24-28.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........57-62 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....59-63.
* Min humidity........16-18 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......1200-2700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (35300 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. West
winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 50. Northwest
winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ113-181930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
716 AM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....44-49.
*    Below 7500 ft....51-56.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....14-18 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....15-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......1900 ft AGL increasing to 5300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (40800 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....26-30.
*    Below 7500 ft....27-31.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....32-37 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....38-43 percent.
*    24 hr trend......18 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....51-56.
*    Below 7500 ft....58-63.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....13-15 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....12-16 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......1300-2900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (58100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Colder. Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. West
winds around 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
Northwest winds around 15 mph.

$$

TXZ055-181930-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
716 AM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....52-54.
*    24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........24-26 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph shifting to the west
                      in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......1700-3000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (20300 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....26-30.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........63-68 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....61-63.
* Min humidity........18-20 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......1000-2200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (18600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 50s.
West winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ056-181930-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
716 AM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....51-55.
*    24 hr trend......14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........24-26 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......1800-3700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 5 knots.
* Vent category.......Poor (27400 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....25-29.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........66-71 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....60-65.
* Min humidity........18-20 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......1100-3000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (49200 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds around 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 50s.
West winds around 10 mph.

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