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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
209 PM MDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.DISCUSSION...
No significant fire weather concerns for this upcoming week as
winds will generally be under 20 mph and with the exception of
tomorrow, relative humidities will remain at or above 15 percent.
The upcoming week will have some temperature fluctuations with
highs warming to around 90 tomorrow followed by a 5 to 15 degree
cool down for Wednesday behind a back door cold front which will
bring in additional moisture to region. After a warmup for
Thursday, another front comes Thursday night and adds additional
moisture along with a chance for showers and thunderstorms Friday
and Saturday.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-241330-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
209 PM MDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....39-44.
*    Below 7500 ft....43-48.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....39-44 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....33-38 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....69-74.
*    Below 7500 ft....78-83.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....9-13 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....8-10 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......11700 ft AGL increasing to 15400 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (172100 knot-ft).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....39-43.
*    Below 7500 ft....42-47.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....39-44 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....41-46 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....66-71.
*    Below 7500 ft....73-78.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....15-20 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....14-19 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      west in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......8800 ft AGL increasing to 14700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (160700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. East winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70. Southeast winds around
5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-241330-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
209 PM MDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....50-54.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........28-33 percent.
*    24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....85-89.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........7-9 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......9700 ft AGL increasing to 15000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (168200 knot-ft).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent).
* Min temperature.....52-57.
* Max humidity........32-37 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....78-82.
* Min humidity........14-19 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      east in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......7100 ft AGL increasing to 13700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (130800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
East winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds
around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ112-241330-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
209 PM MDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....53-57.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........28-33 percent.
*    24 hr trend......14 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....85-90.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........7-9 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......9700 ft AGL increasing to 16600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (174700 knot-ft).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (55-65 percent).
* Min temperature.....50-55.
* Max humidity........57-62 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      north after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent).
* Max temperature.....72-77.
* Min humidity........23-28 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4000 ft AGL increasing to 10100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (79200 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 80.
South winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. East
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ113-241330-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
209 PM MDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....42-46.
*    Below 7500 ft....48-53.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....35-40 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....31-36 percent.
*    24 hr trend......24 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent) until 1200, then partly
                      cloudy (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....66-71.
*    Below 7500 ft....75-80.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....13-18 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....12-17 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......12900 ft AGL increasing to 18500 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (177500 knot-ft).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....34-38.
*    Below 7500 ft....37-42.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....87-92 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....86-91 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (55-65 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....54-59.
*    Below 7500 ft....57-62.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....38-43 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....36-41 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3100 ft AGL increasing to 8500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (71500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. East
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-241330-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
209 PM MDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....54-58.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........33-38 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (50-60 percent).
* Max temperature.....87-91.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........7-9 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......8900 ft AGL increasing to 14700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (146900 knot-ft).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent).
* Min temperature.....52-56.
* Max humidity........60-65 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      south after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Max temperature.....72-76.
* Min humidity........26-30 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......3700-4700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (49900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80. East winds
around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80. Southeast winds around
10 mph.

$$

TXZ056-241330-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
209 PM MDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....54-58.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........44-49 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Max temperature.....86-91.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........9-13 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......10100 ft AGL increasing to 16000 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (161600 knot-ft).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent) then becoming
                      mostly cloudy (60-70 percent).
* Min temperature.....48-53.
* Max humidity........74-79 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      north after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Max temperature.....65-70.
* Min humidity........36-41 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3200-4100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (51100 knot-ft).


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

$$
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