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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
644 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
TODAY AND MONDAY WILL BE WARM WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES. ON
MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY WE WILL SEE A COLD FRONT MOVE ACROSS THE
AREA. THIS FRONT WILL HELP GIVE US SOME LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS. OTHERWISE IT WILL BE A DRY FRONTAL PASSAGE.
TEMPERATURES WILL BE BELOW NORMAL ON BOTH TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.
CHRISTMAS DAY WILL SEE NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES WITH BREEZY
AFTERNOON WINDS. ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE
FOR PRECIPITATION TO AREA MOUNTAINS ON FRIDAY. MIN RH`S GENERALLY
BE IN THE 30`S IN THE LOWLANDS AND IN THE 40`S IN THE MOUNTAINS
FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. BY MID WEEK WE WILL SEE MIN RH`S IN
THE 20`S IN THE LOWLANDS AND IN THE 30`S IN THE MOUNTAINS.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-212200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
644 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-46.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....51-56.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....45-50 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....36-41 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (30900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-33.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....31-36.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....73-78 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....68-73 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....46-50.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-42 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....33-38 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (131900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 25 TO 30. HIGHS 39 TO 44.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 20 TO 25. HIGHS 48 TO 53. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO 32%.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 26 TO 31. HIGHS 49 TO 54.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO 34%.

$$

NMZ111-212200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
644 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-60.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-3100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (36900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-36.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........69-74 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (102900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 22 TO 27%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER
50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO 34%.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS NEAR 60.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.

$$

NMZ112-212200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
644 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-59.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (33000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-37.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-64.
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-31 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (146500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.
HIGHS NEAR 50. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO
32%.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS NEAR 60.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.

$$

NMZ113-212200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
644 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....43-48.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....49-53.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....39-44 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....34-39 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-2300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (59700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....32-37.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....35-39.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....57-62 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 44 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....47-52.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....53-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-42 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....30-35 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 47 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (192500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...COLDER...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 26 TO 31. HIGHS 37 TO 42. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 21 TO 26. HIGHS 46 TO 51.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 31 TO 36%.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.
HIGHS 52 TO 57. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO
27%.

$$

TXZ055-212200-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
644 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........29-31 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (26600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-29 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (52600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 24 TO 29%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 26 TO 31%.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
21 TO 26%.

$$

TXZ056-212200-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
644 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-60.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 FT AGL DECREASING TO 3400 FT AGL IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (62000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-39.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-31 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (108400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S.
HIGHS NEAR 50. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 26 TO 31%.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS NEAR 60.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.

$$

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