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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
724 AM MST WED FEB 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...
YESTERDAY`S UPPER LOW WHICH BROUGHT THE WIND AND SHOWERS HAS
EXITED THE AREA TO BE REPLACED BY DRIER NORTHWEST FLOW. TEMPERATURES
TODAY WILL REMAIN NEAR NORMAL. ANOTHER COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO
MOVE IN FROM THE EAST ON THURSDAY WHICH WILL BRING A COUPLE OF
COOLER DAYS. THIS FRONT WILL ALSO PRODUCE SOME LIGHT SNOW OVER THE
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS. ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL LOW SYSTEM WILL MOVE
INTO TO THE GREAT BASIN SATURDAY AND MOVE INTO ARIZONA ON MONDAY.
THIS IN TURN WILL BRING MORE MOISTURE TO THE AREA WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY TIME FRAME. THE
MIN RH FIELD WILL RUN FROM 25% TO 25% LOWLANDS AND 50% TO 60%
ABOVE 7000 FT SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS.





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...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.



NMZ110-251945-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
724 AM MST WED FEB 25 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-47.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....50-55.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-43 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....33-38 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......35 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (139000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....21-26.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....26-31.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....75-80 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....67-72 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....41-45.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....49-54.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-34 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....26-31 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (180400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
26 TO 31. HIGHS 43 TO 48. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 42 TO 47%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 29 TO 34. HIGHS 51 TO 56. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 44 TO 49%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 34 TO 39. HIGHS 48 TO 53. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 63 TO 68%.

$$

NMZ111-251945-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
724 AM MST WED FEB 25 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG AND
                      FREEZING FOG UNTIL 0800.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-63.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (105500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-35.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........71-76 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (186700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 30 TO 35. HIGHS 56 TO 61. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 36 TO 41%.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS NEAR 60. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 42 TO 47%.

$$

NMZ112-251945-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
724 AM MST WED FEB 25 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG AND
                      FREEZING FOG UNTIL 0800.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (128500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........72-77 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
* MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (124200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 28 TO
33. HIGHS 45 TO 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH
37 TO 42%.
.SATURDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 26 TO 31. HIGHS 59 TO 64.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 32 TO 37%.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS NEAR
40. HIGHS 60 TO 65. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH
29 TO 34%.

$$

NMZ113-251945-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
724 AM MST WED FEB 25 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....39-43.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....42-47.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....51-56 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....46-51 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (98100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....19-23.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....25-30.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....83-88 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....77-82 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                      SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....32-36.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....32-37.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....55-60 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....59-64 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (50600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS.
LOWS 20 TO 25. HIGHS 29 TO 34. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 65 TO 70%.
.SATURDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 19 TO 24. HIGHS 48 TO 53. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 47 TO 52%.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 33 TO 38. HIGHS 49 TO 54. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 56 TO 61%.

$$

TXZ055-251945-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
724 AM MST WED FEB 25 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-63.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (85300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-39.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........67-72 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (61200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS
49 TO 54. EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 34 TO 39%.
.SATURDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS
IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 25 TO 30%.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID TO UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
25 TO 30%.

$$

TXZ056-251945-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
724 AM MST WED FEB 25 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (103800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                      CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-36.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (52200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 24 TO
29. HIGHS 43 TO 48. EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 41 TO
46%.
.SATURDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 23 TO 28. HIGHS IN THE
60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 26 TO 31%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS 66 TO 71. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.

$$

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