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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
229 PM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.DISCUSSION...
A fairly quiet weather period will continue through the week with
a back door cold front moving through area tonight with some
gusty northeast to east winds by morning. Expect temperatures to
fall about 5 degrees out west to 15 degrees east with higher
humidities, especially over the east. Temps will rebound Thursday
as upper ridge moves over the Rockies with humidities falling, but
should remain above 10 percent. Another front will move in
Thursday night and bring a return to strong east winds through
Friday morning. This front will bring additional moisture and a
chance for showers and thunderstorms across the area Friday and
Saturday. Warmer temps return early next week along with possible
near critical fire weather conditions.

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...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-
229 PM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....38-42.
*    Below 7500 ft....41-46.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....31-36 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....34-39 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........6.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....68-73.
*    Below 7500 ft....75-80.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....12-17 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....11-16 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......North 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.......9200 ft AGL increasing to 14000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (169000 knot-ft).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....41-45.
*    Below 7500 ft....44-49.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....41-46 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....50-55 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....68-73.
*    Below 7500 ft....77-82.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....12-17 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....11-15 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......10000 ft AGL increasing to 16100 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (189000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70. South winds
around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-251300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
229 PM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent).
* Min temperature.....51-56.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........28-33 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Max temperature.....80-84.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........11-15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......8600 ft AGL increasing to 13700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (143500 knot-ft).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....49-53.
* Max humidity........52-57 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (55-65 percent).
* Max temperature.....83-87.
* Min humidity........10-12 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph shifting to the west
                      in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......8400 ft AGL increasing to 14400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (114100 knot-ft).


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

$$

NMZ112-251300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
229 PM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent).
* Min temperature.....49-54.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........53-58 percent.
*    24 hr trend......27 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      northeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........6.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent).
* Max temperature.....72-77.
*    24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........22-27 percent.
*    24 hr trend......16 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3700 ft AGL increasing to 8200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (69700 knot-ft).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....48-53.
* Max humidity........59-64 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Max temperature.....81-86.
* Min humidity........12-14 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......5400 ft AGL increasing to 15300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (191100 knot-ft).


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

$$

NMZ113-251300-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
229 PM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent) then becoming
                      mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Slight chance
                      of thunderstorms in the evening. Slight
                      chance of rain showers through the night.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....33-37.
*    Below 7500 ft....36-41.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....80-85 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....86-91 percent.
*    24 hr trend......53 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) until 1200,
                      then partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Slight
                      chance of showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....54-59.
*    Below 7500 ft....57-62.
*    24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....32-37 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....36-41 percent.
*    24 hr trend......22 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......2900 ft AGL increasing to 8000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (88400 knot-ft).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....36-41.
*    Below 7500 ft....41-46.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....68-73 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....66-71 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Slight chance
                      of rain showers and dry thunderstorms in the
                      afternoon.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....63-68.
*    Below 7500 ft....71-76.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....20-25 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....16-18 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      northwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......9300 ft AGL increasing to 16200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (257500 knot-ft).


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

$$

TXZ055-251300-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
229 PM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent).
* Min temperature.....51-55.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........54-59 percent.
*    24 hr trend......31 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      east after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....73-77.
*    24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........25-29 percent.
*    24 hr trend......18 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......3500-4200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (59300 knot-ft).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....51-55.
* Max humidity........60-65 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....85-87.
* Min humidity........12-14 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast 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.......2500 ft AGL increasing to 13600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (153600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. East winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with 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 in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
South winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ056-251300-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
229 PM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent).
* Min temperature.....47-52.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........68-73 percent.
*    24 hr trend......30 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
                      northeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent).
* Max temperature.....64-69.
*    24 hr trend......22 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........36-41 percent.
*    24 hr trend......27 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......2600-3800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (53600 knot-ft).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....46-50.
* Max humidity........72-77 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 15 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........13-17 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.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4400 ft AGL increasing to 15000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (216600 knot-ft).


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

$$
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