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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
730 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LOW OVER NE NEW MEXICO AND THE TX PANHANDLE WILL
CONTINUE TO SLOWLY DRIFT EAST TODAY WITH SOME LINGERING SHOWERS
TODAY OVER MOST OF THE AREA EXCEPT THE AREAS SOUTH OF INTERSTATE
10 IN LUNA AND HIDALGO COUNTIES.  TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN WELL
BELOW NORMAL THROUGH TUESDAY. A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL PUSH INTO
THE AREA FROM THE EAST THIS AFTERNOON BRINGING LOCALLY GUSTY EAST
WINDS ALONG WEST SLOPES OF AREA MOUNTAINS. LIGHT SHOWERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE AGAIN FOR THE GILA REGION ON TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD OVER THE REGION WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY WITH DRY CONDITIONS
AND WARMING TEMPERATURES. ANOTHER MODERATE TO LARGE STORM SYSTEM
WILL BRING A CHANCE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL RETURN TO THE
AREA BY NEXT WEEKEND INTO THE FIRST PART 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.



NMZ110-271845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
730 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL
                      1200...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....51-56.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....60-65.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....41-46 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....32-37 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......30 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (139300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....30-34.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....33-38.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....85-90 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....78-83 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....54-59.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....62-67.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-34 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....22-27 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (118400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 33 TO 38. HIGHS 65 TO 70.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40 TO 45. HIGHS 71 TO 76.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43 TO 48. HIGHS 74 TO 79. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.

$$

NMZ111-271845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
730 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-71.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........26-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (166700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-43.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-71.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (121500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS NEAR 80.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE 80S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO 14%.

$$

NMZ112-271845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
730 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (236500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-41.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (179200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. HIGHS NEAR
80. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO
15%.

$$

NMZ113-271845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
730 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                      SHOWERS UNTIL 1200. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
                      CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-46.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....49-54.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....63-68 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....53-58 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (200700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....27-29.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....30-34.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....92-96 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....88-93 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....47-51.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....54-59.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-41 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....28-33 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (157200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 33 TO 38. HIGHS 62 TO 67. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 47. HIGHS 68 TO 73. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47 TO 52. HIGHS 73 TO 78. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 15 TO 20%.

$$

TXZ055-271845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
730 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-70.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-34 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (137600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-44.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........67-72 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-68.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-26 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (132700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO
22%.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS NEAR 80.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.

$$

TXZ056-271845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
730 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-67.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO
                      NORTH AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (186300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-41.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........26-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (164400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS NEAR 70.
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS NEAR 80. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 15 TO 20%.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 11 TO 16%.

$$

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