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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
1231 PM MDT Sat May 26 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
Hot and very dry conditions to persist for much of the week ahead.
Temps will run 8 to 12 degrees above normal with Min RH values
in the single digits daily. Winds will become breezy each
afternoon but should generally stay just below critical
thresholds. Excellent ventillation is expected but the potential
for large fire growth will remain elevated with Haines values of 5
to 6 all week.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-271230-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
1231 PM MDT Sat May 26 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....42-47.
*    Below 7500 ft....48-53.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....31-36 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....28-33 percent.
*    24 hr trend......17 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 20 mph becoming west
                      around 10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....73-78.
*    Below 7500 ft....81-86.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....5-7 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....4-6 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph increasing to
                      around 20 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL increasing to 12100 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (244700 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....42-47.
*    Below 7500 ft....48-53.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....28-33 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....25-30 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph becoming northwest
                      around 5 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....75-80.
*    Below 7500 ft....83-88.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....7-9 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....6-8 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......7300 ft AGL increasing to 12500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (199900 knot-ft).


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

$$

NMZ111-271230-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
1231 PM MDT Sat May 26 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....55-59.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........22-26 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 20 mph decreasing to around
                      10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....90-94.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........4-6 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL increasing to 12900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (273800 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....54-58.
* Max humidity........20-24 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....91-95.
* Min humidity........4-6 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......6600 ft AGL increasing to 11600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (183500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
90s. West winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 90s. West
winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 90s.
West winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ112-271230-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
1231 PM MDT Sat May 26 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....59-63.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........21-26 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........6.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....91-96.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........4-6 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......9100 ft AGL increasing to 13800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (275300 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....58-63.
* Max humidity........17-22 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....92-97.
* Min humidity........4-6 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......7400 ft AGL increasing to 12300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (240900 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid
90s. West winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 90s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 90s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ113-271230-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
1231 PM MDT Sat May 26 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....52-56.
*    Below 7500 ft....57-61.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....26-31 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....24-28 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........6.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....74-79.
*    Below 7500 ft....85-90.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....9-11 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....6-8 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......11000 ft AGL increasing to 16200 ft AGL in
                      the afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (365900 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....51-55.
*    Below 7500 ft....56-60.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....17-21 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....20-25 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....75-80.
*    Below 7500 ft....85-90.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....6-8 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....6-8 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......9600 ft AGL increasing to 15200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (260300 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper
80s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 80s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ055-271230-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
1231 PM MDT Sat May 26 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....65-70.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........22-27 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....94-98.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........6-8 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......7000 ft AGL increasing to 13300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (224900 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....65-69.
* Max humidity........15-19 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........6.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....94-98.
* Min humidity........4-9 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......5200 ft AGL increasing to 9700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (155000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the
upper 90s. West winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows around 70. Highs in the upper 90s. West
winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs around 100. West
winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ056-271230-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
1231 PM MDT Sat May 26 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....61-65.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........25-29 percent.
*    24 hr trend......14 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      west after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent) until 1200, then
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....94-99.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........7-9 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 16 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......9700 ft AGL increasing to 15500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (250900 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....61-65.
* Max humidity........24-29 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........6.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....94-99.
* Min humidity........4-6 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........5.
* Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL increasing to 13500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (250500 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 90s.
West winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper
90s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 100. West
winds around 10 mph.

$$



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