Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNUS55 KTWC 261235
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
530 AM MST Thu Apr 26 2018

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...Dry conditions through tonight. There will then be
sufficient moisture for isolated to scattered mainly afternoon and
evening thunderstorms east of Tucson Friday and Saturday. The main
concern Friday into Saturday is thunderstorms capable of starting
fires and producing strong outflow winds, especially in the higher
terrain where development is more likely. The potential exists
Friday and Saturday for an LAL 6 event across far eastern portions
of the forecast area. This will be highly dependent upon moisture
availability. That is, will moisture levels be sufficient to
generate wetting rains with the storms that develop? At this time,
wetting rains appear unlikely. Dry conditions will then prevail
Sunday into Tuesday. A slight chance of shower exists next Wednesday
across the White Mountains.

20-foot winds of less than 15 mph will occur today. Gusty east to
southeast winds are expected from Tucson eastward Friday morning.
There is the potential for gusty thunderstorm outflow winds Friday
afternoon into Saturday. Gusty south to southwest winds during the
afternoon and evening hours will prevail Sunday through Tuesday.
Critical fire conditions may return Monday and Tuesday, particularly
from Tucson eastward.

AZZ150-262215-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
530 AM MST Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........90 to 100 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 3 degs.
* Min Humidity.............6 to 16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming southwest around 10
  mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........59 to 69 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 7 degs.
* Max Humidity.............29 to 39 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southwest around 10 mph shifting to the
  south after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........East 5 to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
  sunny.
* Max Temperature..........89 to 99 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............8 to 18 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 3 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 56 to 66. Highs 88 to 98.
Southwest wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 7 to 12 pct.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53 to 63. Highs 84 to 94. South wind
around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 7 to 12 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 51 to 61. Highs 80 to 90. South wind
around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 8 to 16 pct.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 60. Highs 77 to 87.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 49 to 59. Highs 74 to 84.

$$

AZZ151-262215-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
530 AM MST Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........86 to 96 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........74 to 85 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........6 to 16 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........10 to 20 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming west around 10 mph
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
  south in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............12615 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 6 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Very good (75690 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........51 to 61 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........43 to 53 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 7 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........36 to 46 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........43 to 53 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 3 to 7 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 10 mph shifting to the south
  after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........84 to 94 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........73 to 83 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 3 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........8 to 18 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........12 to 22 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 3 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................2.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............14836 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 14 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (267048 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 48 to 58. Highs 83 to 93. South
wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 8 to 17 pct.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 57. Highs 80 to 90. Southwest
wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 7 to 15 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 76 to 86. Southwest
wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 8 to 14 pct.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 55. Highs 73 to 83.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 44 to 54. Highs 68 to 78.

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

$$

AZZ152-262215-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
530 AM MST Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........83 to 93 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........72 to 82 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........7 to 16 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........11 to 21 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming southwest around 10
  mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 5 to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............13771 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southwest 8 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (123939 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........50 to 60 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........44 to 54 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........37 to 47 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........43 to 53 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 8 to 12 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. West around 10 mph becoming east
  15 to 20 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 10 mph shifting to the east
  after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........78 to 88 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........68 to 78 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........12 to 22 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........16 to 26 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 4 to 7 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. Southeast 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........10 pct.
* LAL......................2.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............11692 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 18 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (303992 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 48 to 58. Highs 79 to 89. South wind around 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 12 to 22 pct.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 78 to 88. Southwest
wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 7 to 15 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 44 to 54. Highs 75 to 85. Southwest
wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 7 to 14 pct.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 44 to 54. Highs 72 to 82.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 43 to 53. Highs 67 to 77.

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

$$

AZZ153-262215-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
530 AM MST Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny then becoming partly
  cloudy.
* Max Temperature..........74 to 84 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............9 to 16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Light winds becoming west around 10 mph
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West 5 to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............14062 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........West 8 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (126558 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature..........42 to 52 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Max Humidity.............43 to 53 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 13 to 17 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 10 mph becoming southeast
  15 to 20 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........West around 10 mph shifting to the
  east after midnight.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature..........68 to 78 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 3 to 7 degs.
* Min Humidity.............15 to 25 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 5 to 9 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Breezy. Southeast 15 to 20 mph becoming
  south in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southeast 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........30 pct.
* LAL......................2 until 1100, then 4.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............12083 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........Southeast 20 knots shifting to the south
  in the afternoon.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (181245 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 42 to 52. Highs 70 to 80. South wind around
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 18 to 28 pct.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 50. Highs 69 to 79. Southwest
wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 9 to 15 pct.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38 to 48. Highs 65 to 75. Southwest
wind around 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 9 to 16 pct.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 37 to 47. Highs 62 to 72.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 36 to
46. Highs 60 to 70.

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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