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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
207 PM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT TUESDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
West to northwest flow will persist across the region for the
upcoming week. A series of disturbances will help to keep winds
strong each afternoon through Saturday with just a small break
Wednesday. Red Flag Warning now in effect Tuesday for all lowland
locations as temperatures warm to the mid to upper 80s and
relative humidities fall into the lower teens and upper single
digits. Winds take a break Wednesday but will still be breezy.
Strong winds return Thursday and Friday with a cold front pushing
in for the weekend which will drop temperatures below normal.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-251300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
207 PM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....39-43.
*    Below 7500 ft....44-49.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....41-46 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....35-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Breezy. West winds 15 to 20 mph decreasing
                      to around 15 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 39 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....54-59.
*    Below 7500 ft....65-70.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....26-31 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....20-24 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 25 to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 38 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL increasing to 8500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 40 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (348400 knot-ft).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....31-36.
*    Below 7500 ft....38-43.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....54-59 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....45-50 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 30 mph becoming
                      northwest around 20 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 39 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....58-63.
*    Below 7500 ft....68-73.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....13-17 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....9-13 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6900 ft AGL increasing to 10100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (190000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. West
winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of showers, snow
showers and isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs
in the mid 50s. West winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ111-251300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
207 PM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....53-58.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........24-29 percent.
*    24 hr trend......21 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Breezy. West winds around 25 mph decreasing
                      to around 15 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 37 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Areas of
                      blowing dust after 1200.
* Max temperature.....76-81.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........14-18 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 25 mph increasing to
                      around 35 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 41 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6900 ft AGL increasing to 9500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 40 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (399700 knot-ft).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....46-50.
* Max humidity........37-42 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 35 mph decreasing to
                      around 20 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 38 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....75-79.
* Min humidity........7-9 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......6400 ft AGL increasing to 9500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (188600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Patchy blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 80. West winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Not as warm. Partly cloudy with slight chance of
showers and isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs
around 70. West winds around 15 mph.

$$

NMZ112-251300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
207 PM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....56-61.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......22 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Breezy. Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 37 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Areas of
                      blowing dust after 1200.
* Max temperature.....77-82.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........12-17 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. Southwest winds around 25 mph
                      increasing to west around 35 mph in the
                      afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 39 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL increasing to 11800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 40 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (442000 knot-ft).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Min temperature.....48-53.
* Max humidity........36-41 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 35 mph becoming
                      northwest around 20 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 39 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....73-78.
* Min humidity........9-11 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 35 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7000 ft AGL increasing to 11600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (214800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Patchy blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows around 50. Highs around 80. West winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Areas of blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds
around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers
and isolated thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper
60s. West winds around 15 mph.

$$

NMZ113-251300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
207 PM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....45-50.
*    Below 7500 ft....52-57.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....30-35 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....22-26 percent.
*    24 hr trend......24 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Breezy. West winds 20 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 43 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....58-63.
*    Below 7500 ft....67-72.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....19-23 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....17-21 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 30 to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 44 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7900 ft AGL increasing to 10100 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 45 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (485600 knot-ft).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) then becoming
                      mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....32-36.
*    Below 7500 ft....41-46.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....62-67 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....51-56 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 30 mph becoming
                      northwest around 20 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 41 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....54-59.
*    Below 7500 ft....62-67.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....18-23 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....13-17 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 37 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7300 ft AGL increasing to 11100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (261900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.
West winds around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70. West winds
around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper
50s. West winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ055-251300-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
207 PM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....62-67.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........17-21 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Breezy. West winds 20 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 33 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Areas of
                      blowing dust after 1200.
* Max temperature.....80-85.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........11-13 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 25 mph increasing to
                      around 35 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 37 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL increasing to 10300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 40 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (423100 knot-ft).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....56-60.
* Max humidity........27-31 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 35 mph decreasing to
                      around 25 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 40 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....75-79.
* Min humidity........8-10 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6200 ft AGL increasing to 9600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (183300 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Patchy blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. West winds around
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
70s. West winds around 15 mph.

$$

TXZ056-251300-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
207 PM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....59-63.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........22-26 percent.
*    24 hr trend......14 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Breezy. West winds 20 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 36 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent). Areas of
                      blowing dust after 1200.
* Max temperature.....83-88.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........11-13 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 25 mph increasing to
                      around 35 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 38 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5800 ft AGL increasing to 11600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 40 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (461500 knot-ft).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....53-58.
* Max humidity........31-36 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds around 35 mph decreasing to
                      around 20 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 43 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....74-79.
* Min humidity........10-12 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 38 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......6600 ft AGL increasing to 9900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (211800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Patchy blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. West winds around
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. West winds around 15 mph.

$$
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