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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
151 PM MDT Wed Jul 24 2024

.DISCUSSION...

Fire weather concerns are LOW. Storms chances will continue through the evening
for the Gila Region and areas west of the Divide. Overnight recoveries of greater
than 50 percent tonight. Fire weather concerns on Thursday are LOW. Temperatures
will be a few degrees warmer than today with Min RH values of 15 to 20 percent
over the lowlands and 20 to 30 percent over the high terrain. Winds will be light
at 6 to 12 mph and generally diurnal and terrrain driven with direction. Isolated
to scattered storms expected during the afternoon and evening hours, focused over
the mountains. Primary threats are gusty/erratic outflow winds, lightning, and
wetting rains.

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...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.


NMZ110-251230-
 Southwest Mountains/Gila NF/Apache NF/GLZ-
151 PM MDT Wed Jul 24 2024

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....55-59.
*    Below 7500 ft....61-66.
*    24 hr trend......1-3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....66-71 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....62-67 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5-10 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 7 mph.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................4 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........5.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....78-83.
*    Below 7500 ft....88-93.
*    24 hr trend......2-5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....27-32 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....22-27 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 7 mph.
* Chc of precip.......70 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......7600 ft AGL increasing to 10800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (75200 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
                      then slight chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms after midnight.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....55-59.
*    Below 7500 ft....61-66.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....67-72 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....60-65 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 10 mph.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................4 until 2400, then 3.
* Haines index........5.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms in the morning,
                      then showers and thunderstorms in the
                      afternoon.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....76-81.
*    Below 7500 ft....86-91.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....32-37 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....25-30 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph shifting to the west
                      in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 9 mph.
* Chc of precip.......80 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 0900, then 2 until 1200, then 5.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......7500 ft AGL increasing to 10700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (75600 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
58 to 63. Highs 83 to 88. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
59 to 64. Highs 84 to 89. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
60 to 65. Highs 87 to 92. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-251230-
 Southwest Deserts and Lowlands/Las Cruces BLM/GLZ-
151 PM MDT Wed Jul 24 2024

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....67-71.
*    24 hr trend......3-6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........47-52 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10-20 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 6 mph.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................3 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........4.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....95-99.
*    24 hr trend......4-8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........15-19 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4-8 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 6 mph.
* Chc of precip.......30 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL increasing to 12600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (84300 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....67-71.
* Max humidity........53-58 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph shifting to the north
                      after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 7 mph.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................4 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........5.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....94-98.
* Min humidity........18-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph shifting to the west
                      in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 10 mph.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL increasing to 13000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (105100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms. Lows near 70. Highs 93 to 98. West winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
near 70. Highs 93 to 98. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
near 70. Highs 96 to 101. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ112-251230-
 South Central Lowlands and Southern Rio Grande Valley/BLM/GLZ-
151 PM MDT Wed Jul 24 2024

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....65-69.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........47-52 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10-20 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 8 mph.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....93-98.
*    24 hr trend......2-5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........16-18 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3-7 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 9 mph.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......5600 ft AGL increasing to 12300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (88100 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....66-70.
* Max humidity........44-49 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 mph.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (30-40 percent). Chance of
                      showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in
                      the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....93-98.
* Min humidity........15-19 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 7 mph.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL increasing to 13900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (103100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows near 70. Highs 92 to 97. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows near 70. Highs 94 to 99. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows near 70. Highs 95 to 100. East winds around
5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-251230-
 Capitan and Sacramento Mountains/Lincoln NF/LNZ-
151 PM MDT Wed Jul 24 2024

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....51-56.
*    Below 7500 ft....58-63.
*    24 hr trend......3-6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....60-65 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....52-57 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11-16 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 8 mph.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms after 1200.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....75-80.
*    Below 7500 ft....85-90.
*    24 hr trend......3-6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....27-32 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....19-24 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4-8 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 8 mph.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 3.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......9200 ft AGL increasing to 12200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (89700 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....52-57.
*    Below 7500 ft....59-64.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....58-63 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....52-57 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southwest after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 13 mph.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....75-80.
*    Below 7500 ft....85-90.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....28-33 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....21-26 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 10 mph.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................1 until 1200, then 4.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......8200 ft AGL increasing to 11600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (99900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows 58 to 63. Highs 82 to 87. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 59 to 64. Highs 85 to 90. West winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 to 65. Highs 87 to 92. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-251230-
 Texas Fire Weather Zone 055
 El Paso County-
151 PM MDT Wed Jul 24 2024

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....70-72.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........40-44 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..North 8 mph.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....95-99.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........15-17 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 9 mph.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......5600 ft AGL increasing to 12600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (92600 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....72-74.
* Max humidity........39-43 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 6 mph.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....96-100.
* Min humidity........15-17 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 6 mph.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......7800 ft AGL increasing to 14700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (84400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower to mid 70s. Highs in the mid to
upper 90s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the lower to mid 70s. Highs in the mid to upper 90s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower to mid 70s. Highs 96 to 100.
South winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ056-251230-
 Texas Fire Weather Zone 056
 Hudspeth County-
151 PM MDT Wed Jul 24 2024

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....63-67.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........52-57 percent.
*    24 hr trend......14 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 14 mph.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....91-96.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........16-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northeast 14 mph.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL increasing to 12100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (111300 knot-ft).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....65-69.
* Max humidity........52-57 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 7 mph.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....92-97.
* Min humidity........16-20 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 6 mph.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL increasing to 13800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (89100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows near 70. Highs 91 to 96. South winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
near 70. Highs 92 to 97. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows near 70. Highs 93 to 98. South winds around
5 mph.

$$