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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
701 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. SOUTH TO
SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW AT LOW AND MID LEVELS CONTINUES TO PUSH VERY
MOIST TROPICAL AIR INTO THE REGION. MEANWHILE...AN UPPER LEVEL LOW
TO THE NORTH WILL DRAG AN ASSOCIATED TROUGH SLOWLY EASTWARD ACROSS
THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT. THIS PATTERN WILL CAUSE NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY INTO TONIGHT WITH AREAS OF HEAVY
RAIN AND LOCALIZED FLOODING. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY...AND THE CHANCE FOR HEAVY RAIN...WILL DECREASE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY WITH SCATTERED ACTIVITY OVER AREA MOUNTAINS.
TEMPERATURES SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL THROUGH TUESDAY...THEN NEAR
NORMAL FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL REMAIN
HIGH THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH VERY LOW (2 OR 3) HAINES INDICES.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-221845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
701 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....66-71.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....74-79.
*    24 HR TREND......NO CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....60-65 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (43500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....49-53.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....54-59.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....86-91 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....88-93 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....68-73.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....76-81.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-53 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....47-52 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (36900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. HIGHS 74 TO 79. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 39 TO 44%.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. HIGHS 72 TO 77. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 42 TO 47%.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. HIGHS 73 TO 78. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 41 TO 46%.

$$

NMZ111-221845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
701 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (60300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-65.
*    24 HR TREND......NO CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........85-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-85.
* MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (52200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE 80S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 38 TO 43%.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID
80S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 38 TO 43%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 38 TO 43%.

$$

NMZ112-221845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
701 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4900-6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (89000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........84-89 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
* MIN HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (32700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60. HIGHS 79 TO 84. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 41 TO 46%.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60. HIGHS 77 TO 82. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 42 TO 47%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60. HIGHS 77 TO 82. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 39 TO 44%.

$$

NMZ113-221845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
701 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....60-65.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....67-72.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....73-78 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....67-72 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (57100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....49-53.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....54-58.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....89-94 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....88-93 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....64-69.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....72-77.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....68-73 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (49600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 52 TO 57. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 55 TO 60%.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 51 TO 56. HIGHS 68 TO 73. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 51 TO 56%.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 51 TO 56. HIGHS 68 TO 73. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 51 TO 56%.

$$

TXZ055-221845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
701 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-82.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........51-56 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5100-6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (70500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-65.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-84.
* MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (28700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 80S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 41 TO 46%.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS
NEAR 80. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 41 TO 46%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 80S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 38 TO 43%.

$$

TXZ056-221845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
701 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......NO CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5600-7400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (102900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-63.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........83-88 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (64300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60. HIGHS 78 TO 83. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 47 TO 52%.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. HIGHS
77 TO 82. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 45 TO 50%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 60. HIGHS NEAR 80. EAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 40 TO 45%.

$$

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