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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
630 AM MDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.DISCUSSION...
A backdoor cold front moving from northeast to southwest through
the area, will continue to bring breezy east-southeast winds to
southern NM and far west TX today. Winds will weaken overnight and
Wednesday, before another upper level trough passing by to the
northeast, sends a second stronger cold front across Wed night.
This feature will bring a bit more moisture to the area, than the
first front and help fuel storm activity mainly Friday mainly west
of the Rio Grande and over the Sacramento Mtns. Activity will be
high based, with dry lightning and gusty downburst winds, as the
main impacts.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-251815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
630 AM MDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....68-73.
*    Below 7500 ft....74-79.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....11-15 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....12-17 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......9000 ft AGL increasing to 13600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (156600 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent) then becoming
                      clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....39-43.
*    Below 7500 ft....42-47.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....45-50 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....54-59 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Slight chance
                      of dry thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....68-73.
*    Below 7500 ft....77-82.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....11-16 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....11-15 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......9600 ft AGL increasing to 16800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (176600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of showers and dry
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 70. Southeast
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and dry
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70. South winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ111-251815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
630 AM MDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) until 1200,
                      then mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....78-83.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........13-17 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL increasing to 12900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (124700 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....50-54.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........49-54 percent.
*    24 hr trend......29 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (50-60 percent).
* Max temperature.....83-87.
* Min humidity........11-13 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph shifting to the west
                      in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL increasing to 14800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (113400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and dry
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southeast winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and dry
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ112-251815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
630 AM MDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Max temperature.....71-76.
*    24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......14 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3700 ft AGL increasing to 8000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (50100 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....48-53.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........54-59 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....81-86.
* Min humidity........12-14 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5700 ft AGL increasing to 15100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (185800 knot-ft).


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

$$

NMZ113-251815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
630 AM MDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Slight chance
                      of snow showers until 0700. slight chance of
                      rain showers.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....54-59.
*    Below 7500 ft....58-63.
*    24 hr trend......18 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....34-39 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....31-36 percent.
*    24 hr trend......19 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3000 ft AGL increasing to 7800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (84700 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....35-39.
*    Below 7500 ft....40-45.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....66-71 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....62-67 percent.
*    24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....63-68.
*    Below 7500 ft....71-76.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....18-22 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....15-17 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      northwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......9200 ft AGL increasing to 15000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (248100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of dry thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 60s. East winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
South winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds around
10 mph.

$$

TXZ055-251815-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
630 AM MDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) until 1200,
                      then partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Max temperature.....71-75.
*    24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........24-28 percent.
*    24 hr trend......16 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2700-3800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (60000 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....49-54.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........57-62 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (50-60 percent).
* Max temperature.....85-87.
* Min humidity........13-15 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      west in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......2600 ft AGL increasing to 13100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (149900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. East winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s. South
winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-251815-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
630 AM MDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent) until 1200,
                      then partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Max temperature.....62-67.
*    24 hr trend......22 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........33-38 percent.
*    24 hr trend......25 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northeast winds 20 to 25 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2800-3800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 30 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (56500 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....44-48.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........67-72 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Max temperature.....81-86.
* Min humidity........14-16 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      west in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3700 ft AGL increasing to 15200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (207400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of dry thunderstorms. Lows
in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds around
10 mph.

$$
Tripoli


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