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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
653 AM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
PERSISTENT SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL KEEP CONDITIONS VERY DRY WITH NEAR
NORMAL TEMPERATURES. SURFACE WINDS WILL STEADILY INCREASE THE
NEXT FEW DAYS. SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL APPROACH CRITICAL
THRESHOLDS TODAY WILL LIKELY EXCEED RED FLAG CRITERIA THRESHOLDS
FOR WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR
WEDNESDAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE BETWEEN 8 AND 12
PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON WITH POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES FOR
MOST AREAS FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. WINDS WILL BE SOMEWHAT
LOWER ON THURSDAY BUT THERE WILL BE CONTINUED ELEVATED FIRE DANGER
CONDITIONS. LIGHTER WINDS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY AND INTO THE WEEKEND.

&&

...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.


NMZ110-242100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
653 AM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....65-70.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....74-79.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....11-13 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....9-11 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (278500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-41.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....41-46.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....39-44 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....37-42 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING WEST
                      AROUND 10 MPH BY MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....65-70.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....74-79.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....10-12 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....8-10 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (291200 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-242100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
653 AM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-87.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (306500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-54.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING WEST
                      AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-86.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH
                      INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 31 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (334200 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-242100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
653 AM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........5-8 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (297100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
* MIN HUMIDITY........6-8 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH
                      INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (321500 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-242100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
653 AM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....68-73.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....78-83.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....8-12 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....6-8 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING
                      TO SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (289800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-47.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....48-53.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-34 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH
                      BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 MPH BY MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....68-73.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....78-83.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....8-12 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....6-8 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (280000 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-242100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
653 AM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-91.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........6-8 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (265900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........19-23 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-91.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO
                      20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (338500 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-242100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
653 AM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-92.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........6-8 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (299300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....57-61.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-91.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (377800 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
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