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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
646 AM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.DISCUSSION...
No significant fire weather concerns for this upcoming week as winds
will generally be under 20 mph. Minimum relative humidities will
drop into the single digits, but rise Wednesday and remain at or
above 15 percent for the rest of the week and through the weekend.
The upcoming week will have sharp temperature fluctuations with
highs warming to around 90 today followed by a 5 to 15 degree
cool down for Wednesday behind a back door cold front which will
bring in additional moisture to region. After a warmup for
Thursday, another front comes Thursday night and adds additional
moisture along with a chance for showers and thunderstorms Friday
and Saturday.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-242100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
646 AM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....69-74.
*    Below 7500 ft....78-83.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....9-13 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....8-10 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......11200 ft AGL increasing to 16200 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (212600 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....39-43.
*    Below 7500 ft....42-47.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....33-38 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....35-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      north after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........6.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....68-73.
*    Below 7500 ft....75-80.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....11-16 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....10-15 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......10500 ft AGL increasing to 14900 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (192500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70. East winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-242100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
646 AM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Max temperature.....85-89.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........7-10 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......10100 ft AGL increasing to 15600 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (173000 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent).
* Min temperature.....52-57.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........27-32 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Max temperature.....80-84.
* Min humidity........9-13 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......11200 ft AGL increasing to 15700 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (187000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. East winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. East
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds
around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ112-242100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
646 AM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....85-90.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........7-9 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......9700 ft AGL increasing to 16700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (197600 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent).
* Min temperature.....50-55.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........50-55 percent.
*    24 hr trend......25 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      north after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........6.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent).
* Max temperature.....73-78.
* Min humidity........19-24 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3800 ft AGL increasing to 11700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (106000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower
80s. South winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. East
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-242100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
646 AM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....66-71.
*    Below 7500 ft....75-80.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....13-17 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....12-17 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......13200 ft AGL increasing to 17500 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (177700 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent) then becoming
                      mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....34-38.
*    Below 7500 ft....37-42.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....77-82 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....76-81 percent.
*    24 hr trend......45 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      northeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....54-59.
*    Below 7500 ft....57-62.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....33-38 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....32-37 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 10 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3400 ft AGL increasing to 8600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 00 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (104500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. East
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds around
5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-242100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
646 AM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....87-91.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........7-9 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 9 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......9500 ft AGL increasing to 15600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (150500 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent).
* Min temperature.....52-56.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........53-58 percent.
*    24 hr trend......27 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........6.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....73-77.
* Min humidity........22-26 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 12 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......3500-5200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (51900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. East
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ056-242100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
646 AM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....86-91.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........8-12 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 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........5.
* Mixing height.......10000 ft AGL increasing to 16100 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (158500 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent).
* Min temperature.....48-53.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........65-70 percent.
*    24 hr trend......31 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      northeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent).
* Max temperature.....66-71.
* Min humidity........31-36 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 14 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......3200-4300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (47100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around
80. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northeast winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. East
winds around 10 mph.

$$
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