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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
755 AM MST FRI MAR 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...
SUNNY...DRY AND STILL COOLER THAN NORMAL TODAY AS VERY DRY AIR AT
THE SURFACE REMAINS IN PLACE BEHIND YESTERDAY`S COLD FRONT. GENERALLY
DRY CONDITIONS WITH SLOWLY RISING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED FOR
THE WEEKEND INTO NEXT WEEK. A COUPLE OF MINOR EXCEPTIONS ARE IN
LINE. A WEAK UPPER TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE TO OUR WEST WILL BRING
SOME ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE GILA REGION SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. ANOTHER MINOR DISTURBANCE WILL BRING A CHANCE
OF SOME RAIN LATE MONDAY/TUESDAY MAINLY EAST OF THE RIO GRANDE.
MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL RUN FROM 15% TO 25% ALL AREAS EXCEPT 25% TO
35% SACRAMENTOS ABOVE 7500 FEET BOTH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-061945-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
755 AM MST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....49-54.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....14-18 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....15-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (111500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....23-27.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....26-31.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....51-56 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....54-59 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....54-58.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....60-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....16-20 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....16-20 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1100...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (149800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 30 TO 35. HIGHS 57 TO 62. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 30 TO 35.
HIGHS 58 TO 63. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO 32%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 29 TO 34. HIGHS 61 TO 66. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.

$$

NMZ111-061945-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
755 AM MST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-62.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (123400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-34.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-69.
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-21 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (187100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS NEAR
70. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS NEAR 70.
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 24 TO 29%.

$$

NMZ112-061945-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
755 AM MST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-24 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (66100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-33.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (51500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID TO UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
23 TO 28%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS 62 TO
67. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO 32%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID TO UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO
32%.

$$

NMZ113-061945-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
755 AM MST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....43-47.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....46-51.
*    24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....28-33 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....28-33 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (37600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....25-27.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....24-28.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....60-65 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....63-68 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-52.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....52-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....28-33 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....26-31 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (47300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS 55 TO 60. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 34 TO 39%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS NEAR
30. HIGHS 52 TO 57. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 41 TO
46%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS
56 TO 61. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 34 TO 39%.

$$

TXZ055-061945-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
755 AM MST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-61.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-26 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (77100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-35.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-66.
* MIN HUMIDITY........23-25 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (54000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO
LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 24 TO 29%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS NEAR 70.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO 32%.

$$

TXZ056-061945-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
755 AM MST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-59.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (70700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-32.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-63.
* MIN HUMIDITY........26-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (52700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID TO UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
28 TO 33%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS 62 TO 67.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 35 TO 40%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 32 TO 37%.

$$

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