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FNUS55 KTWC 180953
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
253 AM MST Mon Dec 18 2017

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...Scattered rain and snow showers will continue into
this evening, mainly across Fire Zones 152 and 153. Expect dry
weather Tuesday through the remainder of the work week. A weather
system passing north of the area Thursday will bring increased
westerly breezes. Otherwise, 20-ft winds will generally be terrain
driven at less than 15 mph.

AZZ150-182245-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
253 AM MST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........57 to 67 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 4 to 8 degs.
* Min Humidity.............38 to 48 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 19 to 23 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........35 to 45 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............72 to 82 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 12 to 16 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........North 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........59 to 69 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............26 to 36 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 10 to 14 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 10 to 15 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
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36 to 46. Highs 63 to 73. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 18 to 27 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Cooler. Lows 31 to 41. Highs 51 to 61.
West wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to 26 pct.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27 to 37. Highs 50 to 60. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 16 to 21 pct.
.SATURDAY and Sunday...Mostly clear to partly cloudy. Lows 31 to
42. Highs 52 to 66.

$$

AZZ151-182245-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
253 AM MST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy then becoming partly
  cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........49 to 59 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........38 to 48 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 7 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........49 to 59 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........69 to 79 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 8 to 12 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........East 5 to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........20 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............5532 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........East 4 to 8 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Good (44256 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........30 to 40 degs.
*    Above 5000 ft.........29 to 39 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........80 to 90 pct.
*    Above 5000 ft.........85 to 95 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 6 to 10 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........North 5 to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........55 to 65 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........46 to 56 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........31 to 41 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........37 to 47 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 20 to 24 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............5140 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 7 knots shifting to the
  northwest 8 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Good (41120 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 41. Highs 60 to 70. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 19 to 26 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Cooler. Lows 26 to 36. Highs 49 to 59.
West wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 21 to 31 pct.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 21 to 31. Highs 47 to 57. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 16 to 26 pct.
.SATURDAY and Sunday...Mostly clear to partly cloudy. Lows 26 to
37. Highs 49 to 63.

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

$$

AZZ152-182245-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
253 AM MST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy then becoming partly
  cloudy. Patchy fog. Chance of showers.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........46 to 56 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........38 to 49 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........55 to 65 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........63 to 73 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 7 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........East 5 to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........30 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............3829 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 5 to 8 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Fair (30632 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Slight chance
  of showers.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........27 to 37 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........29 to 39 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........80 to 90 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........77 to 87 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 9 to 13 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........North 5 to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  sunny. Patchy fog.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........51 to 61 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........45 to 55 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 7 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........33 to 43 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........37 to 47 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 23 to 27 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming west around 10 mph
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............3923 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 5 to 9 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Fair (35307 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 28 to 38. Highs 55 to 65. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 22 to 32 pct.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 24 to 34. Highs 48 to 58. West
wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 20 to 30 pct.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 18 to 28. Highs 43 to 53. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 19 to 29 pct.
.SATURDAY and Sunday...Mostly clear to partly cloudy. Lows 22 to
34. Highs 46 to 59.

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

$$

AZZ153-182245-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
253 AM MST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
  snow showers.
* Max Temperature..........38 to 48 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 7 degs.
* Min Humidity.............58 to 68 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 5 to 9 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northeast around 10 mph in the morning
  becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........East 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........30 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............2440 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Northeast 6 to 9 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Fair (21960 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
* Min Temperature..........23 to 33 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............82 to 92 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 8 to 12 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........North 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........44 to 54 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 4 to 8 degs.
* Min Humidity.............31 to 41 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 26 to 30 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming west around 10 mph
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............2 very low.
* Mixing Height............3911 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........North 8 knots shifting to the west 10
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Fair (39110 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.WEDNESDAY and Thursday...Mostly clear. Lows 20 to 34. Highs 39
to 58. West wind around 15 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 22 to 32
pct.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 15 to 25. Highs 37 to 47. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 20 to 28 pct.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 17 to 27. Highs 42 to 52.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
18 to 28. Highs 38 to 48.

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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