Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6
000
FNUS55 KTWC 231003
FWFTWC

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southeast Arizona
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
303 AM MST Wed May 23 2018

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

.DISCUSSION...Lighter winds today through Friday, though still
some afternoon breezes around 15 mph each afternoon. Another low
pressure system will approach our area this weekend bringing another
round of breezy/windy conditions on Saturday, with critical fire
weather conditions possible across portions of the area. Some
breezes will continue Sunday and Monday, though not quite as strong
as Saturday. Generally seasonable temperatures through the weekend
with a more significant warming trend possible next week. No
precipitation is expected through the middle of next week.



AZZ150-232245-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 150
Western Pima County-South Central Pinal County-
Tohono O`Odham Nation-TDC-
303 AM MST Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........85 to 95 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Min Humidity.............8 to 17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* 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.............4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Clear.
* Min Temperature..........57 to 67 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............29 to 39 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 5 to 9 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........89 to 99 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............7 to 14 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 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.............4 low.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 59 to 69. Highs 92 to 102. South
wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 5 to 13 pct.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 59 to 69. Highs 88 to 98.
Southwest wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 7 to 11 pct.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 59 to 69. Highs 87 to 97. West wind around
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 7 to 12 pct.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 61 to 71. Highs 91 to 101.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 62 to 72. Highs 92 to 102.

$$

AZZ151-232245-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-
303 AM MST Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........83 to 93 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........71 to 81 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........8 to 14 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........10 to 17 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Little change.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 30 mph becoming south
  around 15 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............9018 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........South 14 to 15 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (135270 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........53 to 63 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........50 to 60 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........30 to 40 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........27 to 37 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 6 to 10 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.............4 low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........87 to 97 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........75 to 85 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........6 to 13 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........7 to 14 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............10380 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........South 10 to 12 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (124560 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 64. Highs 89 to 99. Southwest
wind around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 5 to 8 pct.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 65. Highs 85 to 95.
Southwest wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 6 to 11 pct.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 54 to 64. Highs 85 to 95. West wind around
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 6 to 11 pct.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 65. Highs 87 to 97.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 67. Highs 87 to 97.

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

$$

AZZ152-232245-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
303 AM MST Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* 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 14 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........9 to 18 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest around 25 mph becoming south
  around 15 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............12149 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........South 13 to 17 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (206533 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Clear.
* Min Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........52 to 62 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........51 to 61 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........25 to 35 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........22 to 32 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 6 to 10 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature..........
*    Below 5000 ft.........86 to 96 degs
*    Above 5000 ft.........76 to 86 degs
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............
*    Below 5000 ft.........5 to 14 pct
*    Above 5000 ft.........5 to 13 pct
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..South 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............5 moderate.
* Mixing Height............12993 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........South 9 to 15 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (194895 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 64. Highs 88 to 98. West wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 4 to 8 pct.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 65. Highs 86 to 96. West
wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 5 to 10 pct.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 64. Highs 84 to 94. West wind
around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 5 to 10 pct.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 65. Highs 85 to 95.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 67. Highs 86 to 96.

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

$$

AZZ153-232245-
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
303 AM MST Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........73 to 83 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Min Humidity.............9 to 14 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  south in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............3 very low.
* Mixing Height............10769 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........South 12 to 18 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (193842 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather..............Clear.
* Min Temperature..........48 to 58 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 1 to 5 degs.
* Max Humidity.............24 to 34 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 2 to 6 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..West around 15 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.............4 low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather..............Sunny.
* Max Temperature..........77 to 87 degs.
*    24 hr Trend...........Up 2 to 6 degs.
* Min Humidity.............6 to 10 pct.
*    24 hr Trend...........Down 1 to 5 pct.
* Wind (20 ft/10-min avg)..Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
  south in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind........South 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip.........0 pct.
* LAL......................1.
* Haines Index.............4 low.
* Mixing Height............12205 ft agl.
* Transport Winds..........South 10 to 14 knots.
* Ventilation Category.....Excellent (170870 knot-ft).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 60. Highs 80 to 90. West wind
around 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 5 to 8 pct.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 60. Highs 78 to 88. West
wind around 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 6 to 9 pct.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 49 to 59. Highs 76 to 86. West wind around
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 6 to 10 pct.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows 49 to 59. Highs 77 to 87.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 51 to 61. Highs 78 to 88.

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

$$


Visit us on Facebook...Twitter...YouTube...and at weather.gov/Tucson



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.