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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
728 AM MDT Wed May 23 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Sufficiently moist and unstable air will flow into portions of
southern New Mexico and west Texas to produce a few thunderstorms
for areas east of Alamogordo and El Paso today and again on
Thursday. Otherwise west to southwest winds will bring warm dry
weather with above normal temperatures across most of the region
today through early next week. Near Red Flag conditions may occur
over some locations Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-231815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
728 AM MDT Wed May 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....74-79.
*    Below 7500 ft....81-86.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....12-16 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....11-13 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8500 ft AGL increasing to 13000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (248000 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....44-49.
*    Below 7500 ft....46-51.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....34-39 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....35-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....77-82.
*    Below 7500 ft....85-90.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....8-10 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....7-9 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......8900 ft AGL increasing to 13800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (194500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ111-231815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
728 AM MDT Wed May 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....87-91.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........9-11 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......7500 ft AGL increasing to 12900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (192200 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....53-57.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........30-34 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....91-95.
* Min humidity........5-7 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......8400 ft AGL increasing to 13800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (192400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 90s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 90s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 90s.
West winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ112-231815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
728 AM MDT Wed May 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....87-92.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........12-17 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL increasing to 13300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (233800 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....57-62.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........52-57 percent.
*    24 hr trend......40 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      southeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....89-94.
* Min humidity........13-18 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph increasing to
                      south around 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......8300 ft AGL increasing to 14100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (176200 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 90s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 90s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 90s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ113-231815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
728 AM MDT Wed May 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....69-74.
*    Below 7500 ft....77-82.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....27-32 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....30-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......9100 ft AGL increasing to 14800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (248800 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....45-50.
*    Below 7500 ft....52-57.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....63-68 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....70-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......20 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....72-77.
*    Below 7500 ft....80-84.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....28-33 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....26-31 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......10000 ft AGL increasing to 13000 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (174300 knot-ft).


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

$$

TXZ055-231815-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
728 AM MDT Wed May 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....89-93.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........12-14 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......5900 ft AGL increasing to 11900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (144500 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....62-66.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........57-62 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....92-94.
* Min humidity........13-17 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......7700 ft AGL increasing to 14300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (166900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid
90s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper
90s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the mid
90s. West winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ056-231815-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
728 AM MDT Wed May 23 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....88-92.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........18-23 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......7700 ft AGL increasing to 13700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (198300 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....60-65.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........68-73 percent.
*    24 hr trend......30 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      southeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........4.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....89-93.
* Min humidity........22-26 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8900 ft AGL increasing to 13800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (166700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 90s.
South winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid
90s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid
90s. West winds around 5 mph.

$$


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