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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
713 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE SOUTH OF THE BORDER WILL MOVE EAST
INTO THE BIG BEND OF TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON. CLOUDS AND A FEW
SPOTTY SHOWERS OVER WEST TEXAS AND THE OTERO MESA WILL DISSIPATE
BEFORE NOON. A SECOND UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE INTO THE
FOUR CORNERS REGION TONIGHT AND SWEEP ACROSS NORTHERN NM TOMORROW.
THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING INCREASING WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS TO THE
ARE LATE TONIGHT AND THROUGH SUNDAY...ALONG WITH COOLER
TEMPERATURES. WINDY CONDITIONS WITH GUSTS OVER 40 MPH CAN BE
EXPECTED IN PARTS OF THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS...WITH BREEZY
CONDITIONS IN THE LOWLANDS. MIN RH VALUES WILL REMAIN ABOVE 15
PERCENT...MITIGATING FIRE WEATHER RISKS. COOL AND DRY WEATHER
WITH TEMPERATURES RUNNING AROUND 10 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL FOR THE
FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-222100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
713 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-53.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....57-62.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....26-31 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....22-27 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO
                      WEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (85600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....26-31.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....29-34.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....63-68 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....59-64 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-45.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....53-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....19-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (133600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 20 TO 25. HIGHS 44 TO 49. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 17 TO 22. HIGHS 43 TO 48. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 20 TO 25. HIGHS 49 TO 54. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO 32%.

$$

NMZ111-222100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
713 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-68.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO
                      WEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (97500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-39.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-67.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (137200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...COOLER...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE 50S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO
22%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO
LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.

$$

NMZ112-222100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
713 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (104100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-22 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (160600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...COOLER...CLEAR. LOWS 28 TO 33. HIGHS 48 TO 53.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS NEAR 50.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 20S. HIGHS 53 TO 58. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.

$$

NMZ113-222100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
713 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-53.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....56-61.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-42 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....25-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (111100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....30-34.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....35-40.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....57-62 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....50-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 41 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-47.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....50-55.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....25-30 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....19-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 39 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 45 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (212400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 24 TO 29. HIGHS 39 TO 44. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 17 TO 21. HIGHS 38 TO 43. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 20S. HIGHS 46 TO 51. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 33 TO 38%.

$$

TXZ055-222100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
713 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-66.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-28 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (113800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-45.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-67.
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-23 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (127200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...COOLER...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 15 TO 20%.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.

$$

TXZ056-222100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
713 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                      UNTIL 1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-67.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1100...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (125600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-23 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 35 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (143000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...COOLER...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS
51 TO 56. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS NEAR 50.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS 54 TO 59.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.

$$

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