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FNUS55 KTWC 242128
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
228 PM MST Thu May 24 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS, LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND A VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR NORTHERN
PORTIONS OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153 INCLUDING NORTHERN GRAHAM AND
NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY...

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...Dry and warm conditions will prevail through the
forecast period. Occasional afternoon breezes will continue this
evening and Friday before a weather system approaches our area this
weekend, bringing an increase in wind speeds on Saturday and
resulting in potential critical fire weather conditions across
portions of the White Mountains. Therefore, a Fire Weather Watch
is in effect for northern areas of Fire Weather Zone 153 Saturday
afternoon. Beyond that, 20-foot winds will generally remain light
next week with the typical afternoon gustiness due to daytime
heating.

AZZ150-251415-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
228 PM MST Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........58 to 68 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............22 to 32 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 3 to 7 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........91 to 101 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............5 to 12 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........59 to 69 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............29 to 39 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........87 to 97 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............8 to 12 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming west around 15 mph
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 58 to 68. Highs 87 to 97. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 8 to 13 pct.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 60 to 70. Highs 92 to 102.
Light winds. Minimum Humidity 7 to 11 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 62 to 72. Highs 94 to 104. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 7 to 11 pct.
.WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 63 to 73. Highs 93
to 103.

$$

AZZ151-251415-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
228 PM MST Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........53 to 63 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........50 to 60 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........25 to 35 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........20 to 30 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 4 to 8 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........89 to 99 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........78 to 88 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........4 to 11 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........5 to 8 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South around 10 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............7836 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 8 knots shifting to the
  southwest 12 knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (94032 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........55 to 65 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........52 to 62 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........23 to 33 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........13 to 23 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........86 to 96 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........76 to 86 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........5 to 15 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........6 to 12 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............7399 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 11 to 19 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (140581 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 52 to 62. Highs 84 to 94. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 6 to 11 pct.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 64. Highs 88 to 98.
Light winds. Minimum Humidity 6 to 10 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 56 to 66. Highs 90 to 100. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 6 to 9 pct.
.WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 67. Highs 90
to 100.

NOTE TO USERS - ZONE 151 VENTILATION CATEGORY...MIXING HEIGHT AND
TRANSPORT WINDS ARE BASED ON THE BUENOS AIRES N.W.R. LOCATION
(3500 MSL)

$$

AZZ152-251415-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
228 PM MST Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........53 to 63 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........52 to 62 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........23 to 33 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........18 to 28 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........88 to 98 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........79 to 89 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........4 to 13 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........4 to 9 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming southwest around 15
  mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............12353 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 6 to 13 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (160589 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........55 to 65 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........54 to 64 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........16 to 26 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........12 to 22 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 4 to 8 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny then becoming partly
  cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........87 to 97 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........78 to 88 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........6 to 16 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........5 to 11 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest around 10 mph increasing to
  around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 25 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............10667 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 12 knots increasing to 22
  knots in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (234674 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 52 to 62. Highs 83 to 93. West wind around
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 5 to 10 pct.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 64. Highs 86 to 96.
Light winds. Minimum Humidity 5 to 10 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 56 to 66. Highs 88 to 98. Light
winds. Minimum Humidity 5 to 10 pct.
.WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 67. Highs 89
to 99.

NOTE TO USERS - ZONE 152 VENTILATION CATEGORY...MIXING
HEIGHT AND TRANSPORT WINDS ARE BASED ON THE CHIRICAHUA N.M.
LOCATION (5400 MSL)

$$

AZZ153-251415-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
228 PM MST Thu May 24 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Clear.
* Min Temperature..........49 to 59 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............23 to 33 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 10 mph shifting to the
  northwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........80 to 90 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............5 to 8 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 20 mph decreasing to
  around 10 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............10321 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 9 to 15 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (154815 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature..........49 to 59 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............15 to 25 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 8 to 12 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........79 to 89 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............6 to 10 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 20 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............8698 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........South 15 to 24 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (208752 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 75 to 85. Light winds.
Minimum Humidity 7 to 10 pct.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 48 to 58. Highs 78 to 88. West
wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 7 to 9 pct.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 60. Highs 81 to 91. West wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 6 to 8 pct.
.WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 51 to 61. Highs 81
to 91.

NOTE TO USERS - ZONE 153 VENTILATION CATEGORY...MIXING HEIGHT AND
TRANSPORT WINDS ARE BASED ON THE POINT OF PINES LOCATION (6040 MSL)

$$


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