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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
228 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.DISCUSSION...
A weak disturbance aloft is moving across the southern third of the
forecast area and may produce very light rain showers (mainly
sprinkles) and brief gusty winds until midnight. A weak backdoor
front moved west into the are Saturday night and shifted the winds
around to the E and SE. Afternoon minimum RH values will rise to
above 15% across areas east of the Rio Grande. Winds will remain
light early next week as temperatures rise and RH level drop
slowly again.Astronger backdoor front will arrive Tuesday night or
Wednesday morning, bringing gusty winds to west- facing mountain
slopes, and a slight chance of precipitation over the area through
Thursday.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-231215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
228 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      sprinkles in the evening.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....39-43.
*    Below 7500 ft....43-48.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....43-48 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....45-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....67-72.
*    Below 7500 ft....76-81.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....15-19 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....13-17 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......9700 ft AGL increasing to 14000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (163400 knot-ft).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....42-46.
*    Below 7500 ft....45-50.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....33-38 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....32-37 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....69-74.
*    Below 7500 ft....77-82.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....11-13 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....9-11 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......10600 ft AGL increasing to 14000 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (202700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. East
winds around 5 mph.

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NMZ111-231215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
228 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      sprinkles in the evening.
* Min temperature.....48-52.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........39-44 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....82-86.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........11-13 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8400 ft AGL increasing to 14100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (140800 knot-ft).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....50-54.
* Max humidity........31-36 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........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....84-88.
* Min humidity........8-10 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......9100 ft AGL increasing to 13800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (195800 knot-ft).


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

$$

NMZ112-231215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
228 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      sprinkles in the evening.
* Min temperature.....49-53.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........48-53 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....81-86.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........13-17 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8500 ft AGL increasing to 14500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (155100 knot-ft).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....53-57.
* Max humidity........29-34 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Max temperature.....85-90.
* Min humidity........8-10 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......9500 ft AGL increasing to 15500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (226000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. East winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
East winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ113-231215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
228 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....39-43.
*    Below 7500 ft....42-47.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....54-59 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....56-61 percent.
*    24 hr trend......45 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....63-68.
*    Below 7500 ft....73-78.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....21-26 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....16-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......11000 ft AGL increasing to 16100 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (206700 knot-ft).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....44-48.
*    Below 7500 ft....48-52.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....31-36 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....32-37 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....65-70.
*    Below 7500 ft....73-78.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....15-19 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....16-21 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......12300 ft AGL increasing to 16700 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (207600 knot-ft).


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

$$

TXZ055-231215-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
228 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      sprinkles in the evening.
* Min temperature.....52-56.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........47-52 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....83-87.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........12-14 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......7700 ft AGL increasing to 12900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (93800 knot-ft).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....55-59.
* Max humidity........28-32 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South 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) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Max temperature.....87-91.
* Min humidity........9-11 percent.
* 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.......8200 ft AGL increasing to 14600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (180600 knot-ft).


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

$$

TXZ056-231215-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
228 PM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Isolated
                      sprinkles in the evening.
* Min temperature.....49-53.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........53-58 percent.
*    24 hr trend......22 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....82-86.
*    24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........13-17 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8500 ft AGL increasing to 14300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (112700 knot-ft).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....53-57.
* Max humidity........39-44 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest 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 (30-40 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....85-90.
* Min humidity........10-12 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......10000 ft AGL increasing to 15400 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (188500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Not as warm. Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in
the mid 70s. Northeast winds around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Northeast winds around 15 mph.

$$

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