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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
714 AM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...

...DRY LIGHTNING WITH VARIABLE AND GUSTY WINDS MONDAY/TUESDAY
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENINGS...

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE FOR AT LEAST THE NEXT FEW
DAYS...AS UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OFF AND ALLOWS
STRENGTHENING SOUTHWEST WINDS ALOFT TO RETURN. THIS WILL CARRY A
WEAK DISTURBANCE FROM WEST TO EAST JUST SOUTH OF THE INTERNATIONAL
BORDER EARLY IN THE WORK WEEK. THIS WILL MEAN ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED MAINLY HIGH BASED SHOWERS/STORMS MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-291830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
714 AM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....66-71.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....74-79.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....10-12 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....8-10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 17800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (265100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-43.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....44-49.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....33-38 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....30-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
  OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....63-68.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....71-76.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....13-15 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....13-15 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 0600...THEN 2 UNTIL 0900...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (216000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 39 TO 44. HIGHS 68 TO 73. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39 TO 44. HIGHS 68 TO 73. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 15 TO 20%.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38 TO 43. HIGHS 66 TO 71. WEST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.

$$

NMZ111-291830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
714 AM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-85.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........6-8 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 18600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (265600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-54.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........27-31 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-83.
* MIN HUMIDITY........12-14 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 17300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (194000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S.
HIGHS NEAR 80. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S TO LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO
15%.

$$

NMZ112-291830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
714 AM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........6-8 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 18800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (213800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
  MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
* MIN HUMIDITY........12-16 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (204300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS NEAR 80. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS 77 TO 82. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO 13%.

$$

NMZ113-291830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
714 AM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                      CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....65-70.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....73-78.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....12-14 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....10-14 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 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........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 19100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (211800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....41-45.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....44-49.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-47 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....47-52 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) IN THE MORNING THEN
  BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....61-66.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....68-72.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....23-27 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....19-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 0600...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (167500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS 68 TO 73.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 49. HIGHS 69 TO 74. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 49. HIGHS 69 TO 74.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 11 TO 16%.

$$

TXZ055-291830-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
714 AM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT) UNTIL 1200...THEN
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-88.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (115300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........28-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).  ISOLATED
  SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-84.
* MIN HUMIDITY........14-16 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (117300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS NEAR 80.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 11 TO 16%.

$$

TXZ056-291830-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
714 AM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT) UNTIL 1200...THEN PARTLY
                      CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........6-8 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 18700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (151900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-56.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
  OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-80.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (103700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 24 TO 29%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS 78 TO 83.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS 79 TO 84.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.

$$

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