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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
747 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LOW OVER THE LOWER COLORADO VALLEY WILL CONTINUE TO BRING
PERIODS OF RAIN AND HIGH ELEVATION SNOW SHOWERS TO THE REGION
TODAY ALONG WITH PATCHY FOG. SNOW LEVELS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 8K-
9K FT IN THE GILA REGION AND 9K TO 10K FT IN THE SACRAMENTO
MOUNTAINS. SHOWERS WILL DIMINISH LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...WITH
PATCHY FOG AND HIGH RH VALUES TONIGHT AND SUNDAY NIGHT. DRIER AND
WARMER WEATHER WILL RETURN EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH TEMPERATURES
RUNNING 5 TO 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL BY WEDNESDAY. LIGHT WINDS
WILL PREVAIL...BUT A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL BRING COOLER
TEMPERATURES TO THE AREA THURSDAY WITH BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS
ALONG WEST FACING SLOPES.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-311930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
747 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS
                      AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-44.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....44-49.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....66-71 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....71-76 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (46600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....31-35.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....33-37.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....86-91 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....90-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....45-47.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....47-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....56-61 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....60-65 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (31200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 28 TO 33. HIGHS 48 TO 53. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 60 TO 65%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 27 TO 32. HIGHS 54 TO 59. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 42 TO 47%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 29 TO 34. HIGHS 56 TO 61.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 41 TO 46%.

$$

NMZ111-311930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
747 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-54.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (102600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-38.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........93-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (42000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID TO UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH
57 TO 62%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 49 TO 54%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 42 TO 47%.

$$

NMZ112-311930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
747 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS UNTIL 1100...THEN SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........67-72 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (71000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-38.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (47800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS
52 TO 57. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 59 TO 64%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS NEAR
60. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 44 TO 49%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 39 TO 44%.

$$

NMZ113-311930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
747 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-39.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....38-43.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....75-80 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....79-84 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (35000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....30-34.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....32-36.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....84-89 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....88-93 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-41.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....38-43.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....65-70 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....68-73 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (34900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS
44 TO 49. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 65 TO 70%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS 53 TO 58. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 46 TO 51%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS
54 TO 59. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 41 TO 46%.

$$

TXZ055-311930-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
747 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS UNTIL 1100...THEN SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-56.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........67-72 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (61500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-42.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-54.
* MIN HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (31000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 53 TO 58%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 46 TO 51%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 39 TO 44%.

$$

TXZ056-311930-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
747 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (75900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-40.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........93-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY........67-72 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (37900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE 50S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 54 TO 59%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
49 TO 54%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 39 TO
44%.

$$

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