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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO AND FAR WEST TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
702 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
THE REGION WILL REMAIN DRY WITH MILD WEATHER UNDER AN UPPER RIDGE
THROUGH LATE TODAY BEFORE THE NEXT DISTURBANCE MOVES IN FROM THE
WEST. WIND SPEEDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS NORTHERN AND WESTERN ZONES
THIS AFTERNOON WITH WINDY CONDITIONS PREVAILING ACROSS MOST AREAS
TUESDAY. DESPITE THE WINDS MIN RH VALUES WILL REMAIN ABOVE
CRITICAL THRESHOLDS. TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AREAS NORTH AND WEST
OF LAS CRUCES WILL HAVE THE BEST CHANCES FOR WETTING PRECIP. COOLER
CONDITIONS WILL FOLLOW FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. AS A RESULT MIN
RH VALUES GENERALLY ABOVE 30 PERCENT ACROSS ALL AREAS THROUGHOUT
THE REST OF THE WEEK. GOOD TO VERY GOOD VENT RATES ARE EXPECTED
MONDAY WITH STRONGER TRANSPORT WINDS RESULTING IN EXCELLENT VENT
RATES TUESDAY. VENT RATES DROP OFF FOR THE LATER PART OF THE
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.




NMZ110-231945-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
702 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1400.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-44.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....49-54.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....54-59 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....47-52 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 35 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL IN THE MORNING.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (3700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SNOW SHOWERS
                      AND RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....22-26.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....28-33.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....96-100 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....90-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 43 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT
                      CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....30-34.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....36-41.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....54-59 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....57-62 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......MISSING.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....
* VENT CATEGORY.......MISSING.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS AROUND 40.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-231945-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
702 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
                      PATCHY FOG UNTIL 0800. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
                      SHOWERS AFTER 1400.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-66.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 35 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......400 FT AGL IN THE MORNING.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (2300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                      SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS
                      LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-37.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 46 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                      MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 35 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......MISSING.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....
* VENT CATEGORY.......MISSING.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 50.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-231945-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
702 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG
                      UNTIL 0800.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 36 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......400 FT AGL IN THE MORNING.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (2200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT
                      CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-39.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 48 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                      MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 49 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......MISSING.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....
* VENT CATEGORY.......MISSING.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-231945-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
702 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....47-52.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....56-61.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-47 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....30-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 38 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL IN THE MORNING.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (4100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                      SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
                      SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                      SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....27-31.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....31-35.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....84-89 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....81-86 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 49 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT
                      CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....33-37.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....40-45.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-45 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....28-33 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 48 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......MISSING.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....
* VENT CATEGORY.......MISSING.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-231945-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
702 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-69.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-24 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......400 FT AGL IN THE MORNING.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (1000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-44.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........72-77 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 46 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-55.
* MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 44 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......MISSING.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....
* VENT CATEGORY.......MISSING.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS
AROUND 50. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-231945-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
702 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
*    24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-23 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL IN THE MORNING.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (1100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-40.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 48 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
* MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 51 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......MISSING.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....
* VENT CATEGORY.......MISSING.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS AROUND
50. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$