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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
749 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING ZONE 111...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 AM MDT
SATURDAY...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
MDT THIS EVENING ZONES 112 55 56...

.DISCUSSION...
Expect a mixed bag of weather ahead of a major system coming in
later today and Saturday dropping down from the central Rockies
into New Mexico. Windy and dusty lowlands E of the Rio Grande this
afternoon Critical fire. Critical fire weather condition`s are
expected Saturday over the low elevations of the southwest
quarter of New Mexico. Some showers or a thunderstorm are
possible over the mountains. The cold front with this system will
move through later tonight. Some showers may continue over the
mountains. Much colder air will move in by Saturday with daytime
highs some 15 to 20 degrees cooler than today. This colder air
may eventually produce some light snow (1-3 inches) in the
mountains, mainly above 7000 ft in the Sacramento Mountains. The
storm will clear out Sunday. Temps will be back to above normal by
Monday.


&&

...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.




NMZ110-281845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
749 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent) until 1200,
                      then mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....56-61.
*    Below 7500 ft....68-73.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....31-36 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....23-28 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 20 mph increasing to
                      around 30 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 37 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL increasing to 8100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 40 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (296800 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Chance of rain
                      showers.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....27-31.
*    Below 7500 ft....35-40.
*    24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....57-62 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....45-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......16 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 30 mph decreasing to
                      around 15 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 40 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Slight chance
                      of rain showers through the day. Slight
                      chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....41-45.
*    Below 7500 ft....52-57.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....24-29 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....16-21 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......10700 ft AGL increasing to 14800 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (323100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 60s.
West winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the lower 70s.
West winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-281845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
749 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Areas of
                      blowing dust after 1200.
* Max temperature.....80-85.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........17-22 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 25 to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 38 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6900 ft AGL increasing to 9600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 40 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (345900 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Slight chance
                      of rain showers in the evening.
* Min temperature.....46-51.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........31-36 percent.
*    24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 30 mph decreasing to
                      around 15 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 41 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....61-65.
* Min humidity........11-13 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......13200 ft AGL increasing to 18000 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 30 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (444500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 80. West winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 80s.
West winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ112-281845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
749 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 AM MDT
SATURDAY...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
MDT THIS EVENING...

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Areas of
                      blowing dust after 1200. Slight chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....81-86.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........15-19 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. Southwest winds around 20 mph
                      increasing to west around 30 mph in the
                      afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 35 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL increasing to 10300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 40 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (359400 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Slight chance
                      of rain showers through the night.
* Min temperature.....48-53.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........32-37 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 30 mph decreasing to
                      around 15 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 39 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Slight chance
                      of rain showers through the day. Slight
                      chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....59-64.
* Min humidity........16-21 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 33 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......12600 ft AGL increasing to 16600 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (417600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
West winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. West winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-281845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
749 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent) until 1200,
                      then mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....58-63.
*    Below 7500 ft....69-74.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....29-34 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....21-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 20 mph increasing to
                      southwest around 30 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 35 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......8800-10000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 40 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (318600 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Chance of rain
                      showers.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....33-37.
*    Below 7500 ft....39-44.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....55-60 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....54-59 percent.
*    24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Breezy. West winds around 25 mph decreasing
                      to around 15 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 39 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Chance of rain
                      showers through the day. Chance of
                      thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....40-45.
*    Below 7500 ft....47-52.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....33-38 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....33-38 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......10400-12300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 30 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (258000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Lows
in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds around
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Warmer, clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 70.
West winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-281845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
749 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 AM MDT
SATURDAY...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
MDT THIS EVENING...

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Areas of
                      blowing dust after 1200.
* Max temperature.....84-88.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........15-17 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 25 to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 32 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6600 ft AGL increasing to 11500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 35 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (351300 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Slight chance
                      of sprinkles in the evening.
* Min temperature.....57-61.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........27-32 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 30 mph decreasing to
                      around 20 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 37 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....64-68.
* Min humidity........15-20 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 35 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......11300 ft AGL increasing to 17300 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 35 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (500000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 80s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. West
winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-281845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
749 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
MDT THIS EVENING...

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Areas of
                      blowing dust after 1200.
* Max temperature.....85-90.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........12-16 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Breezy. West winds around 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 32 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL increasing to 14100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 35 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (409700 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Min temperature.....55-59.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........36-41 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Breezy. West winds 20 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 37 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....64-69.
* Min humidity........15-20 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Breezy. West winds around 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 35 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8600 ft AGL increasing to 17700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 35 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (500000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
West winds around 10 mph.

$$

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