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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
736 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
A LARGE STORM SYSTEM WILL GENERATE STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS FRIDAY
AFTERNOON. AREAS EAST OF AN EL PASO - ALAMOGORDO LINE WILL SEE
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND SOME CARRY A THREAT OF
DRY LIGHTNING. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND
WITH TEMPERATURES BECOMING MUCH COOLER. MOUNTAIN AREAS WILL HAVE A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE
WEEKEND. DRY CONDITIONS WITH GENERALLY LIGHTER WINDS WILL OCCUR
NEXT TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-061845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
736 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....66-71.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....75-80.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....12-14 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....9-11 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (457400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....30-34.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....36-41.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....64-69 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......30 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH
                      DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....55-60.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....65-70.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....16-20 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....12-16 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 31 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (301000 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-061845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
736 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT). AREAS OF
                      BLOWING DUST AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 37 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (437000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-48.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH
                      BECOMING WEST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 41 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-78.
* MIN HUMIDITY........9-11 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 37 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (285400 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-061845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
736 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). AREAS OF
                      BLOWING DUST AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING
                      TO SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 17800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (462400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH
                      DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 35 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (254400 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-061845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
736 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....71-76.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....80-85.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....12-16 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....10-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 17100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (434400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-44.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....46-50.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....50-55 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....40-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....59-64.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....69-74.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....12-16 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....8-12 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 35 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (272600 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-061845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
736 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). AREAS OF
                      BLOWING DUST AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-94.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 17600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (470900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........28-32 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 31 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-84.
* MIN HUMIDITY........9-11 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (176500 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-061845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
736 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                      AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-94.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........9-13 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 19100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (477400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-58.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO
                      AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (300400 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

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