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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
156 PM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

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

.DISCUSSION...
After a cool weekend, temperatures will quickly rebound next week
with relative humidities falling back into the single digits to
lower teens. Winds will continue to be breezy for much of the next
5 days but should remain just below critical speeds. There will
be a cool front moving through Wednesday night which will shift
winds around to the east and cool temperatures about 5 to 10
degrees. Vent rates will continue to be in the very good to
excellent categories as deep northwest flow continues over region.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-301400-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
156 PM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (30-40 percent). Isolated rain
                      showers, thunderstorms and snow showers in
                      the evening.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....24-28.
*    Below 7500 ft....29-34.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....62-67 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....59-64 percent.
*    24 hr trend......20 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........3.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....52-57.
*    Below 7500 ft....63-68.
*    24 hr trend......16 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....13-17 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....10-12 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......7000 ft AGL increasing to 10200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (219600 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....31-36.
*    Below 7500 ft....36-41.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....38-43 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....34-39 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 20 mph decreasing to
                      around 10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 21 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....63-68.
*    Below 7500 ft....72-77.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....13-15 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....9-11 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........3.
* Mixing height.......8700 ft AGL increasing to 11800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (183200 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ111-301400-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
156 PM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

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

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....35-39.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........48-53 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 20 mph becoming west
                      around 10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....72-76.
*    24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........7-9 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL increasing to 10300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (202800 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....44-46.
* Max humidity........27-31 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........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....80-84.
* Min humidity........6-8 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........4.
* Mixing height.......7100 ft AGL increasing to 11600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (239100 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 80s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
East winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ112-301400-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
156 PM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....34-39.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........66-71 percent.
*    24 hr trend......22 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      east after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........3.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....67-72.
*    24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........9-14 percent.
*    24 hr trend......26 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6800 ft AGL increasing to 11800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (240000 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....43-48.
* Max humidity........29-34 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....78-83.
* Min humidity........8-10 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......7500 ft AGL increasing to 12800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (220400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 80.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
East winds around 5 mph.

$$

NMZ113-301400-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
156 PM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Scattered
                      snow showers and isolated thunderstorms in
                      the evening. Isolated snow showers after midnight.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....22-26.
*    Below 7500 ft....25-30.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....80-85 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....82-87 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1.
* Haines index........2.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....46-51.
*    Below 7500 ft....54-59.
*    24 hr trend......25 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....21-25 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....22-27 percent.
*    24 hr trend......65 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 29 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......5400 ft AGL increasing to 8800 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (210400 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....33-37.
*    Below 7500 ft....37-41.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....37-42 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....41-46 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 31 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....59-64.
*    Below 7500 ft....67-72.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....14-18 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....13-18 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......7900 ft AGL increasing to 11600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (224000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70. West
winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 60s.
East winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ055-301400-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
156 PM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (25-35 percent).
* Min temperature.....40-42.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........54-58 percent.
*    24 hr trend......29 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                      southeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 28 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....71-75.
*    24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........8-10 percent.
*    24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL increasing to 10500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (226900 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....Around 50.
* Max humidity........23-25 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....82-86.
* Min humidity........6-8 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........3.
* Mixing height.......5700 ft AGL increasing to 11400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (196500 knot-ft).


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

$$

TXZ056-301400-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
156 PM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....36-40.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........59-64 percent.
*    24 hr trend......28 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......North winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 30 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....68-73.
*    24 hr trend......16 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........9-11 percent.
*    24 hr trend......50 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 25 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......6600 ft AGL increasing to 10400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 25 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (264400 knot-ft).

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....47-49.
* Max humidity........23-27 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 24 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....80-85.
* Min humidity........6-8 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........4.
* Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL increasing to 11300 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Excellent (168800 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. West
winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
East winds around 10 mph.

$$
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