Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNUS55 KTWC 281300
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
600 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...A fast moving storm system will be isolated to
scattered showers to the area through this afternoon with greatest
coverage from Tucson north. Dry conditions will then prevail this
evening into early next week. Expect gusty southwest to west
winds today but given the available moisture, critical fire
weather thresholds will not occur. A generally light east wind
regime will then prevail Wednesday through Friday, although
20-foot winds will experience occasional gusts to near 20 mph.
Normal diurnal wind trends are on tap this weekend into early next
week.

AZZ150-282200-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
600 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
* Max Temperature..........60 to 70 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............43 to 53 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 45 mph becoming west
  around 35 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........50 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........35 to 45 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 9 to 13 degs.
* Max Humidity.............60 to 70 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 17 to 21 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the
  northeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........63 to 73 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 4 degs.
* Min Humidity.............17 to 27 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 25 to 30 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northeast around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Northwest 15 to 20 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
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 40 to 50. Highs 70 to 80. Northeast wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 11 to 20 pct.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 44 to 54. Highs 74 to 84. Northeast wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 11 to 20 pct.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55. Highs 75 to 85. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 11 to 18 pct.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55. Highs 73 to 83.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 44 to 54. Highs 74 to 84.

$$

AZZ151-282200-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
600 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........57 to 67 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........46 to 56 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........40 to 50 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........52 to 62 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 10 to 14 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. West 15 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 60 mph becoming west
  and decreasing to around 40 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........30 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............7001 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 24 to 27 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (189027 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........31 to 41 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........25 to 35 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 9 to 13 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........72 to 82 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........79 to 89 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northwest around 20 mph in the evening
  becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 30 mph decreasing to around
  20 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........61 to 71 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........51 to 61 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 7 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........17 to 27 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........21 to 31 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 25 to 29 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northeast around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............5719 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........East 6 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Fair (34314 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 35 to 45. Highs 67 to 77. East wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 11 to 20 pct.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 38 to 48. Highs 70 to 80. East wind around
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 10 to 20 pct.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39 to 49. Highs 71 to 81. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 10 to 17 pct.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 50. Highs 70 to 80.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39 to 49. Highs 70 to 80.

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

$$

AZZ152-282200-
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-
600 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........56 to 66 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........46 to 56 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........36 to 46 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........45 to 55 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 14 to 18 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Windy. West 20 to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 60 mph becoming west
  and decreasing to around 45 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........30 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............8788 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 27 to 32 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (281216 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........27 to 37 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........23 to 33 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 9 to 13 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........80 to 90 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........79 to 89 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 7 to 11 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. Northwest around 25 mph becoming
  north around 10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........58 to 68 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........50 to 60 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........17 to 27 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........21 to 31 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 21 to 25 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............5578 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........East 6 knots shifting to the southeast
  in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Fair (33468 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 62 to 72. East wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 22 pct.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 65 to 75. Southeast
wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 23 pct.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36 to 46. Highs 68 to 78. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 11 to 21 pct.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36 to 46. Highs 67 to 77.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 35 to 45. Highs 68 to 78.

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

$$

AZZ153-282200-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
600 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Cloudy. Showers and snow showers.
* Max Temperature..........40 to 50 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 7 to 11 degs.
* Min Humidity.............54 to 64 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 26 to 30 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. West 15 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 45 to 50 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........90 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............5738 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 30 to 32 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (183616 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........19 to 29 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 7 to 11 degs.
* Max Humidity.............84 to 94 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 8 to 12 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 20 mph becoming north around
  10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 35 mph decreasing to around
  25 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........47 to 57 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 5 to 9 degs.
* Min Humidity.............29 to 39 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 28 to 32 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Northeast around 10 mph in the morning
  becoming light.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 20 mph decreasing to around
  10 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............5476 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Northeast 8 knots shifting to the south
  5 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Fair (27380 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 22 to 32. Highs 54 to 64. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 20 to 30 pct.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 26 to 36. Highs 57 to 67. Southeast wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 23 to 33 pct.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 59 to 69. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 21 to 31 pct.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 58 to 68.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 59 to 69.

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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