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

.DISCUSSION...
Moist and unstable air still remains but
confined to the far east of the Fire Zones to produce a few
thunderstorms (some strong to severe) for areas along the eastern
borders of Otero and Hudspeth counties until 04Z. 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. RH will drop below 10% most
afternoons with daily afternoon ventillation rates very good to
excellent. Winds generally WSW 10KTS with aftn gusts 15-20KTS.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-241215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
242 PM MDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....44-48.
*    Below 7500 ft....48-53.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....28-32 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....28-33 percent.
*    24 hr trend......20 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........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....76-81.
*    Below 7500 ft....84-89.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....7-9 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....6-8 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......9300 ft AGL increasing to 13400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (183800 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....46-50.
*    Below 7500 ft....50-55.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....22-26 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....22-27 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      northwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....78-83.
*    Below 7500 ft....86-91.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....5-7 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....4-6 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL decreasing to 4600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (106200 knot-ft).


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

$$

NMZ111-241215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
242 PM MDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....53-57.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........25-29 percent.
*    24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....90-94.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........5-7 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......8800 ft AGL increasing to 12700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (170500 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....56-58.
* Max humidity........22-27 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....91-95.
* Min humidity........4-9 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......9500 ft AGL decreasing to 5600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (115500 knot-ft).


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

$$

NMZ112-241215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
242 PM MDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....58-62.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........43-48 percent.
*    24 hr trend......52 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 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).
* Max temperature.....90-95.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........11-16 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......8200 ft AGL increasing to 13400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (167000 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....59-63.
* Max humidity........36-41 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....92-96.
* Min humidity........5-7 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......8700 ft AGL decreasing to 5100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (87200 knot-ft).


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

$$

NMZ113-241215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
242 PM MDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....47-51.
*    Below 7500 ft....53-57.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....50-55 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....59-64 percent.
*    24 hr trend......36 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........4.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....72-77.
*    Below 7500 ft....80-85.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....24-29 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....22-27 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......10700 ft AGL increasing to 14400 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (182800 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....51-55.
*    Below 7500 ft....56-60.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....43-48 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....42-47 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........4.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....75-80.
*    Below 7500 ft....85-90.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....8-10 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....7-9 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......7900 ft AGL decreasing to 5200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (53700 knot-ft).


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

$$

TXZ055-241215-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
242 PM MDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....62-66.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........48-53 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....93-95.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........11-15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......7600 ft AGL increasing to 13100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (157200 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....65-67.
* Max humidity........34-39 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....94-98.
* Min humidity........5-7 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph shifting to the west
                      in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......9100 ft AGL decreasing to 5300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (60500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the
upper 90s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the mid
90s. West winds around 5 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the mid
90s. West winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-241215-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
242 PM MDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....60-64.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........57-62 percent.
*    24 hr trend......42 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........4.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....90-94.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........19-23 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......8900 ft AGL increasing to 14000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (167900 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....64-66.
* Max humidity........43-48 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 8 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....93-97.
* Min humidity........7-9 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.......8000 ft AGL decreasing to 4600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (49100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.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.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 90s.
West winds around 5 mph.

$$

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