Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNUS55 KTWC 182132
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
232 PM MST Wed Oct 18 2017

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...As a weak disturbance moves through the region,
isolated showers and thunderstorms will develop along the eastern
portion of the state through Thursday. Dry conditions then
overspread the area lasting into next week. Normal diurnal wind
trends will continue through Thursday, becoming breezy from the
southwest on Friday. An easterly wind regime then sets up for Sunday
into early next week.

AZZ150-191445-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
232 PM MST Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........58 to 68 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............29 to 39 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 6 to 10 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 5 mph increasing to
  southwest around 15 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........88 to 98 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............10 to 16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming southwest around 10
  mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........56 to 66 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............44 to 54 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 14 to 18 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest around 10 mph in the evening
  becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........83 to 93 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 3 to 7 degs.
* Min Humidity.............15 to 21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 4 to 8 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South around 10 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 51 to 61. Highs 79 to 89. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 pct.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 52 to 62. Highs 86 to 96. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 8 to 11 pct.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 53 to 63. Highs 88 to 98. Northeast wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 6 to 11 pct.
.TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 54 to 65. Highs 89 to 102.

$$

AZZ151-191445-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
232 PM MST Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........53 to 63 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........49 to 59 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........41 to 51 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........40 to 50 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 10 to 14 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........84 to 94 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........74 to 84 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........11 to 20 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........15 to 24 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South around 10 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............10787 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........South 13 knots shifting to the southwest
  in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (194166 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........52 to 62 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........48 to 58 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........45 to 55 pct.
*    Above 5000 ft.........41 to 51 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 7 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest around 10 mph in the evening
  becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........81 to 91 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........71 to 81 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........16 to 26 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........19 to 29 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............8605 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........South 12 knots shifting to the southwest
  19 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (163495 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55. Highs 76 to 86. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 16 to 23 pct.
.SUNDAY and MONDAY...Clear. Lows 44 to 54. Highs 80 to 94. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 7 to 15 pct.
.TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 46 to 58. Highs 84 to 95.

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

$$

AZZ152-191445-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
232 PM MST Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........51 to 61 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........49 to 59 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........49 to 59 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........47 to 57 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 11 to 15 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest around 10 mph in the evening
  becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........81 to 91 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........72 to 82 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........15 to 22 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........19 to 29 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming southwest around 10
  mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................1 until 1100, then 2.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............11272 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 11 knots shifting to the
  southwest 17 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (191624 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........50 to 60 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........48 to 58 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........46 to 56 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........43 to 53 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest around 10 mph in the evening
  becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........80 to 90 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........71 to 81 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........15 to 22 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........20 to 30 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South around 10 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............10171 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........South 13 knots shifting to the southwest
  21 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (213591 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 44 to 54. Highs 74 to 84. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 14 to 24 pct.
.SUNDAY and MONDAY...Clear. Lows 39 to 49. Highs 75 to 89. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 9 to 16 pct.
.TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 42 to 54. Highs 79 to 89.

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

$$

AZZ153-191445-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
232 PM MST Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........45 to 55 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............50 to 60 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 9 to 13 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 10 mph in the evening
  becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........71 to 81 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............20 to 30 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming southwest around 10
  mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........20 pct.
* LAL......................1 until 1100, then 3.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............8991 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........East 10 knots shifting to the southwest
  in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (134865 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers.
* Min Temperature..........43 to 53 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............52 to 62 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 10 mph in the evening
  becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........68 to 78 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............20 to 30 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South around 10 mph increasing to
  southwest around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............8696 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 14 knots increasing to
  southwest 24 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (208704 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39 to 49. Highs 64 to 74.
Northwest wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 23 pct.
.SUNDAY and MONDAY...Clear. Lows 37 to 47. Highs 67 to 80. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 10 to 18 pct.
.TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 38 to 49. Highs 70 to 80.

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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