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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
745 AM MST THU DEC 1 2016

.DISCUSSION...
STRONG ZONAL FLOW ALOFT WILL BRING DRY CONDITIONS WITH WARMER
TEMPERATURES TO ALL ZONES TODAY.HOWEVER, A WINTER STORM SYSTEM
WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP OVER THE SOUTHWEST UNITED STATES AND BEGIN
TO MOVE INTO NEW MEXICO BY LATE FRIDAY BRINGING A CHANCE OF
MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS WITH A RAIN AND SNOW MIXED ACROSS THE
LOWLANDS FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. ANOTHER SYSTEM IS FORECAST
TO MOVE THROUGH NEW MEXICO RATHER RAPIDLY BY LATE TUESDAY INTO
WEDNESDAY WITH WINDY CONDITIONS AND A CHANCE OF MOUNTAIN SNOW
SHOWERS POSSIBLE. DAY TIME TEMPERATURES WILL FLUCTUATE FROM A A
LITTLE BELOW TO NEAR NORMAL NEXT WEEK. MIN RH WILL RUN 20% TO 30%
OVER ALL AREAS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AFTERNOON EXCEPT INCREASING TO
40% TO 50% ABOVE 7000 FT SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-011930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
745 AM MST THU DEC 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-43.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....47-52.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-34 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....22-27 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (42800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....20-24.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....23-28.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....66-71 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....66-71 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....35-40.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....46-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-42 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (102400 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-011930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
745 AM MST THU DEC 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-24 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (69800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-32.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......34 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-60.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (123500 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-011930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
745 AM MST THU DEC 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-26 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (45900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........63-68 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (98800 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-011930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
745 AM MST THU DEC 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-45.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....47-52.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....27-32 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....21-26 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (51100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....24-29.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....27-31.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....71-76 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....62-67 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). ISOLATED SNOW
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-43.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....43-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....44-49 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....35-40 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (99700 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-011930-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
745 AM MST THU DEC 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-60.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........23-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (33200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-38.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........63-68 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-64.
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-28 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (82900 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-011930-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
745 AM MST THU DEC 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (46300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-40.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-29 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (93500 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...COOLER. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

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