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
300 PM MST Thu Sep 21 2017

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...A deepening upper trough over the western United
States will result in gusty southwest winds, especially during the
afternoon and early evening hours through Saturday. The strongest
winds are expected through the early evening hours tonight and then
Friday, with a cooling trend Friday through Sunday. There will be a
slight chance of thunderstorms over the mountains in the eastern
portion of the state before drying out this weekend.

AZZ150-221415-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
300 PM MST Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........58 to 68 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Max Humidity.............55 to 65 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 5 to 10 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest around 20 mph decreasing to
  around 10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  sunny.
* Max Temperature..........81 to 91 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 6 to 10 degs.
* Min Humidity.............16 to 26 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........53 to 63 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 3 to 7 degs.
* Max Humidity.............47 to 57 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 6 to 10 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........79 to 89 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 3 degs.
* Min Humidity.............16 to 26 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* 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...Clear. Lows 51 to 61. Highs 78 to 88. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 11 to 16 pct.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 50 to 60. Highs 81 to 91. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 10 to 16 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53 to 63. Highs 84 to 94. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 9 to 16 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 65. Highs 85 to 95.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 59 to 69. Highs 87 to 97.

$$

AZZ151-221415-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
300 PM MST Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........56 to 66 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........52 to 62 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........57 to 67 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........56 to 66 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny then becoming partly
  cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........80 to 90 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........69 to 79 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 4 to 8 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........20 to 30 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........26 to 36 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............8250 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 24 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (222750 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........51 to 61 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........48 to 58 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 3 to 7 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........59 to 69 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........61 to 71 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........76 to 86 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........65 to 75 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........17 to 27 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........22 to 32 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............7315 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 24 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (197505 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 44 to 54. Highs 74 to 84. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 13 to 23 pct.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 45 to 55. Highs 77 to 87. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 10 to 19 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 57. Highs 79 to 89. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 10 to 20 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 49 to 59. Highs 79 to 89.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 52 to 62. Highs 80 to 90.

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

$$

AZZ152-221415-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
300 PM MST Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........54 to 64 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........52 to 62 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........56 to 66 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........53 to 63 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny then becoming partly
  cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........81 to 91 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........71 to 81 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........18 to 28 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........29 to 40 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............9706 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 25 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (300886 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........52 to 62 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........50 to 60 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 3 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........56 to 66 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........53 to 63 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........77 to 87 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........67 to 77 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........16 to 26 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........24 to 34 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............8513 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 25 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (263903 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 42 to 52. Highs 72 to 82. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 14 to 24 pct.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 42 to 52. Highs 75 to 85. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 10 to 20 pct.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 55. Highs 77 to 87. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 12 to 22 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 47 to 57. Highs 76 to 86.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 49 to 59. Highs 76 to 86.

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

$$

AZZ153-221415-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
300 PM MST Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........47 to 57 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............60 to 70 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 4 to 9 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny then becoming partly
  cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........70 to 80 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............26 to 36 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................2.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............9005 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 25 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (288160 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature..........45 to 55 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 3 degs.
* Max Humidity.............67 to 77 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 6 to 10 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................2.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers
  and thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........66 to 76 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............24 to 34 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................2.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............9406 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 25 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (319804 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 37 to 47. Highs 62 to 72. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 18 to 28 pct.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 37 to 47. Highs 66 to 76. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 15 to 25 pct.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 40 to 50. Highs 68 to 78. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 21 to 31 pct.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 42 to 52. Highs 67 to 77.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 42 to 52. Highs 67 to 77.

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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