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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
750 AM MDT WED APR 15 2015


.DISCUSSION...
STRONG GUSTY WINDS WEST-SOUTHWEST AREA WIDE...WITH ISOLATED HIGH
BASED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS TODAY AND
THURSDAY. A DEEP UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DROPPING SOUTH
INTO THE FOUR CORNERS WILL GENERATE WIDESPREAD GUSTY WINDS FOR ALL
ELEVATIONS TODAY. THE HIGH WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER HIGHER
ELEVATIONS TONIGHT...WITH GUSTY WINDS RETURNING TO THE LOWLANDS
AGAIN THURSDAY. COMBINATION OF DRY CONDITIONS...HIGH OR GREATER
FIRE DANGERS AND SUSTAINED 20 FOOT WINDS OVER 20 MPH IN FAR SW
NM...WILL LEAD TO RED FLAG CONDITIONS IN THIS AREA TODAY.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-151830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
750 AM MDT WED APR 15 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) UNTIL
  1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED HIGH BASED
  SHOWERS AND STORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....59-64.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....69-74.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....14-18 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....12-16 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING
                      TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (451400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....23-28.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....32-37.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....33-38 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....30-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING
                      TO AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 35 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....43-48.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....54-59.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....14-19 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....9-13 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (370400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 26 TO 31. HIGHS 54 TO 59. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 32 TO 37. HIGHS 61 TO 66. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35 TO 40. HIGHS 67 TO 72. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.

$$

NMZ111-151830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
750 AM MDT WED APR 15 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      0600...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT)
                      UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50
                      PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-79.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........13-17 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (436100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-45.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-69.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (369500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 11 TO 16%.

$$

NMZ112-151830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
750 AM MDT WED APR 15 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) UNTIL
  0600...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED HIGH BASED
  SHOWERS AND STORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-80.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........13-17 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 18100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (465100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                      NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO
                      AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1800...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                      MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 35 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 0600...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (371500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 37 TO 42. HIGHS 62 TO 67. WEST WINDS AROUND
20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40 TO 45. HIGHS 68 TO 73.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 15 TO 20%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 40S. HIGHS 73 TO 78. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.

$$

NMZ113-151830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
750 AM MDT WED APR 15 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).  ISOLATED
  HIGH BASED SHOWERS AND STORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....58-63.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....69-74.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....22-26 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....16-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 31 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (444500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....33-37.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....40-45.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-53 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....40-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 37 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1800...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....46-51.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....56-61.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....16-18 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....13-15 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 38 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 0900...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (273700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 32 TO 37. HIGHS 51 TO 56. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 34 TO 39. HIGHS 57 TO 62. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38 TO 43. HIGHS 62 TO 67. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.

$$

TXZ055-151830-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
750 AM MDT WED APR 15 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-18 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (288100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-53.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1800...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                      MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-74.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0600...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (320300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 15 TO
20%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.

$$

TXZ056-151830-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
750 AM MDT WED APR 15 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-81.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-19 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (268100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-52.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1800...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                      MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
* MIN HUMIDITY........12-16 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 0600...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (274500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS 63 TO
68. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 15 TO 20%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS
NEAR 70. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 70S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.

$$

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