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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
641 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PASSING TO THE NORTH WILL BRING SEASONABLY
WARM...MOSTLY DRY AND OCCASIONALLY BREEZY CONDITIONS THIS WEEKEND
THROUGH MEMORIAL DAY AND AGAIN ON TUESDAY. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS
THIS AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY AFTERNOON WILL BE 15 TO 20 MPH WITH
LOWEST HUMIDITY AROUND 5 TO 15 PERCENT LOWLANDS AND 10 TO 20
PERCENT MOUNTAINS. THUS NEAR RED FLAG CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY MOST
LOCATIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY AFTERNOON. AN UPPER
DISTURBANCE WILL THEN PRODUCE A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY BEFORE WESTERLY WINDS BRING A RETURN
OF WARM DRY WEATHER LATE 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.



NMZ110-232100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
641 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....60-65.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....70-75.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....18-23 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....13-18 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (159500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....33-37.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....37-42.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....59-64 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....52-57 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....61-66.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....70-75.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....26-31 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....19-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (222000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MEMORIAL DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40 TO 45. HIGHS 68 TO 73. WEST WINDS AROUND
20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 47. HIGHS 73 TO 78. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 50. HIGHS 76 TO 81. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.

$$

NMZ111-232100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
641 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-81.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (200900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-48.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-82.
* MIN HUMIDITY........13-15 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (240900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS NEAR 80. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE 80S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 80S TO LOWER 90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 10 TO 15%.

$$

NMZ112-232100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
641 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........9-11 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (230700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-51.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
* MIN HUMIDITY........12-16 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (236600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS
78 TO 83. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS
82 TO 87. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS
86 TO 91. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 11 TO 16%.

$$

NMZ113-232100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
641 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....62-67.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....71-76.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....15-19 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....12-16 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (226000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-40.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....41-45.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-53 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....46-51 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....60-65.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....69-74.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....23-27 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....19-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (194300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MEMORIAL DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 44 TO 49. HIGHS 68 TO 73. WEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46 TO 51. HIGHS 72 TO 77. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 49 TO 54. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.

$$

TXZ055-232100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
641 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-85.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (268900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-57.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-82.
* MIN HUMIDITY........12-14 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (213400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH
13 TO 18%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. HIGHS
IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
12 TO 17%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS NEAR 90.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.

$$

TXZ056-232100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
641 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-86.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........14-19 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (260200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-54.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......45 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-82.
* MIN HUMIDITY........12-14 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (197700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS
80 TO 85. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS 83 TO 88.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 60. HIGHS NEAR 90. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.

$$

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