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FNUS55 KTWC 221205
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
505 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...Very warm today. Thereafter, a passing dry weather
system will bring cooler temperatures, strong winds and a very
dry air mass into the area Thursday. Cool and very dry conditions
will linger into Friday then temperatures will warm through the
weekend. A storm system is expected to approach from the west
early next week with winds beginning to increase Sunday and ramp
up further Monday.

AZZ150-222215-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
505 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........71 to 81 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............23 to 33 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 9 to 13 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming west around 10 mph
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........40 to 50 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 4 to 8 degs.
* Max Humidity.............56 to 66 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 16 to 20 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 35 mph increasing to
  southwest around 45 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........58 to 68 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 10 to 14 degs.
* Min Humidity.............16 to 25 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 5 to 9 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 40 to 45 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
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 44. Highs 60 to 70. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 13 to 21 pct.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 37 to 47. Highs 66 to 76. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 11 to 21 pct.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 44 to 54.
Highs 69 to 79. South wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to
22 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 46 to 56.
Highs 63 to 73.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 40 to
50. Highs 58 to 68.

$$

AZZ151-222215-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
505 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny then becoming partly
  cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........71 to 81 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........63 to 73 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........20 to 30 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........22 to 32 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 10 to 14 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming southwest around 15
  mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............8285 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 6 knots increasing to
  southwest 18 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (149130 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........37 to 47 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........35 to 45 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........63 to 73 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........60 to 70 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 3 to 7 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 30 mph increasing to
  southwest around 40 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........57 to 67 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........49 to 59 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 12 to 16 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........15 to 25 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........18 to 28 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 50 mph decreasing to around
  40 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............4627 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 5 knots increasing to west 20
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (92540 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 57 to 67. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 11 to 21 pct.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 63 to 73. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 9 to 17 pct.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 to 50. Highs 67 to 77. Southwest
wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 11 to 17 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 41 to 51.
Highs 62 to 72.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 35 to
45. Highs 55 to 65.

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

$$

AZZ152-222215-
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-
505 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny then becoming partly
  cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........70 to 80 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........64 to 74 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........18 to 28 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........22 to 32 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 5 to 9 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming southwest around 15
  mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............8143 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........East 5 knots increasing to southwest 19
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (154717 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........36 to 46 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........37 to 47 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........64 to 74 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........54 to 64 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 25 mph increasing to
  around 40 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........57 to 67 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........50 to 60 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 12 to 16 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........13 to 23 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........17 to 27 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 3 to 7 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 50 mph decreasing to around
  40 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............5627 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 8 knots increasing to 25 knots in
  the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (140675 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 26 to 36. Highs 54 to 64. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 11 to 20 pct.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 60 to 70. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 10 to 18 pct.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 36 to 46. Highs 64 to 74. Southwest
wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 11 to 19 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 38 to 48.
Highs 60 to 70.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 34 to
44. Highs 54 to 64.

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

$$

AZZ153-222215-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
505 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........60 to 70 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............24 to 34 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............6857 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........North 6 knots increasing to west 25
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (171425 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy then becoming partly
  cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........30 to 40 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Max Humidity.............64 to 74 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 30 mph increasing to
  around 45 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........46 to 56 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 7 to 11 degs.
* Min Humidity.............16 to 26 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 6 to 10 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 55 mph decreasing to around
  40 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............4317 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 13 knots increasing to 23 knots in
  the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (99291 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 23 to 33. Highs 47 to 57. West wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 22 pct.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 26 to 36. Highs 51 to 61.
Southwest wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 20 pct.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 31 to 41.
Highs 52 to 62. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity
15 to 25 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance
of showers. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 49 to 59.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows 28 to 38. Highs 45 to 55.

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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