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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
748 AM MDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.DISCUSSION...
ENHANCED EAST SOUTHEAST LOW TO MID LEVEL WINDS WILL TRANSPORT
FAIRLY MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR INTO ALL OF THE FIRE WEATHER ZONES
TODAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN THE GENERATION OF SCATTERED TO
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THURSDAY. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALLS ARE LIKELY WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME LOCAL FLASH
FLOODING OVER A FEW LOCATIONS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD
START DIMINISH BY THIS WEEKEND WITH ARRIVAL OF DRIER WESTERLY
WINDS.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-301815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
748 AM MDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....67-72.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....74-79.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....46-51 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....43-48 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (111300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-52.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....53-58.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....97-100 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....94-99 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....66-71.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....72-77.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....52-57 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....49-54 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (56500 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-301815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
748 AM MDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (135700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-64.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........92-97 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-83.
* MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (76900 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-301815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
748 AM MDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (106800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-63.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........92-97 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
* MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (75500 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-301815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
748 AM MDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....61-66.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....69-74.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....63-68 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....57-62 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-4600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (56900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....46-51.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....53-58.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....99-100 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....95-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....61-66.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....69-74.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....72-77 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....58-63 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-5400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (46700 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-301815-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
748 AM MDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-83.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-54 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4700-6200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (105200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-66.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-83.
* MIN HUMIDITY........44-48 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (36800 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-301815-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
748 AM MDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4300-5300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (84600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-64.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........93-98 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-81.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (59300 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

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