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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
753 AM MST WED MAR 4 2015


.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE OVER ARIZONA AND SONORA WILL MOVE EAST
TODAY...BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND OF SCATTERED SHOWERS TO THE REGION.
COLDER AIR ALOFT WILL RESULT IN WEAK INSTABILITY...AND A FEW
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVELS
WILL GENERALLY RUN AROUND 8500 FEET THROUGH MOST OF THE DAY. A
BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL PUSH INTO THE EAST SLOPES OF THE
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BY THIS EVENING...DROPPING SNOW LEVELS TO
AROUND 6000 FEET...BUT MOISTURE WILL BE EXITING THE REGION AS THE
FRONT MOVES IN. COLDER AIR WITH TEMPERATURES RUNNING 15 TO 20
DEGREES BELOW NORMAL WILL BE ON TAP FOR THURSDAY...WITH ABOUT 10
DEGREES OF WARMING ON FRIDAY...AND FINALLY NEAR-NORMAL TEMPS BY
SUNDAY. DRY WEATHER AND LIGHT WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-041915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
753 AM MST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-43.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....46-51.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-41 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....35-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (146800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT
                      CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....18-22.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....22-27.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....65-70 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....68-73 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-43.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....44-49.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....27-32 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....27-32 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (57900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 21 TO 26. HIGHS 49 TO 54. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 25 TO 30. HIGHS 54 TO 59. EAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 29 TO 34. HIGHS 58 TO 63. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.

$$

NMZ111-041915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
753 AM MST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS AFTER 0800. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                      AFTER 1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-58.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (160200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-5100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (86200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID TO UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 30 TO
35%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 24 TO 29%.

$$

NMZ112-041915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
753 AM MST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
                      ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 1100...THEN
                      SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (249000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT
                      CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-5300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (51500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS 50 TO
55. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO 34%.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS 58 TO 63. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH
25 TO 30%.

$$

NMZ113-041915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
753 AM MST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
                      SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-41.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....41-46.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....53-58 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....51-56 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (228900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                      SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW
                      SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....14-18.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....14-19.
*    24 HR TREND......16 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....94-99 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....92-97 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....30-34.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....30-35.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....54-59 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-4300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (25400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 19 TO 23. HIGHS 40 TO 45. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 41 TO 46%.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 20S. HIGHS 47 TO 52. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 40 TO 45%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS 54 TO 59. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO 32%.

$$

TXZ055-041915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
753 AM MST WED MAR 4 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM MST
THURSDAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
                      ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 0800 UNTIL
                      1100...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-58.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (246800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT
                      CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
*    24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO
                      THE EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY........39-41 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-4800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (63000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO 34%.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS NEAR 60.
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO 34%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO 32%.

$$

TXZ056-041915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
753 AM MST WED MAR 4 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM MST
THURSDAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
                      ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 1100...THEN
                      SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-58.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (107800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT
                      CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-26.
*    24 HR TREND......16 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........93-98 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-4700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (59200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS 48 TO
53. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 30 TO 35%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS 56 TO 61. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 33 TO 38%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
31 TO 36%.

$$

HARDIMAN

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