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

.DISCUSSION...
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.




NMZ110-221830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
737 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....63-68.
*    Below 7500 ft....72-77.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....15-19 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....11-15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      south in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6800 ft AGL increasing to 14100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (142600 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....41-45.
*    Below 7500 ft....44-49.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....42-47 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....47-52 percent.
*    24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      northwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....68-73.
*    Below 7500 ft....76-81.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....12-16 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....11-13 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......10200 ft AGL increasing to 15500 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (185000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s. South
winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-221830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
737 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Max temperature.....79-83.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........9-11 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......7400 ft AGL increasing to 14900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (151500 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....49-53.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........41-46 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      northwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....83-87.
* Min humidity........9-11 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      west in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......9100 ft AGL increasing to 14500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (176900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. West winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. East winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

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NMZ112-221830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
737 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Max temperature.....76-81.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........12-16 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6300 ft AGL increasing to 11700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (93100 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....50-55.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........49-54 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....82-87.
* Min humidity........11-13 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      south in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......9600 ft AGL increasing to 15800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (180500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. East winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around
80. South winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-221830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
737 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....58-63.
*    Below 7500 ft....66-71.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....22-27 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL increasing to 11100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (91500 knot-ft).

.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....58-63 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....59-64 percent.
*    24 hr trend......24 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South 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 (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....63-68.
*    Below 7500 ft....72-77.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....17-21 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....14-16 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......11300 ft AGL increasing to 16800 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (248600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 70s.
West winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
mid 60s. East winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-221830-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
737 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent).
* Max temperature.....76-80.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........14-16 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......4600 ft AGL increasing to 9600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (64500 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....53-58.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........49-54 percent.
*    24 hr trend......14 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....83-87.
* Min humidity........9-11 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8900 ft AGL increasing to 13600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (112700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 80.
East winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-221830-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
737 AM MDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent) until 1200,
                      then mostly cloudy (60-70 percent).
* Max temperature.....73-77.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........17-19 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3700 ft AGL increasing to 9400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (65800 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Min temperature.....49-53.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........56-61 percent.
*    24 hr trend......22 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....82-86.
* Min humidity........11-15 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      south in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......9300 ft AGL increasing to 14800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (126500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Northeast winds around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southeast winds around 10 mph.

$$

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