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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
759 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014


.DISCUSSION...
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE TO OUR EAST ALONG WITH SOME LINGERING
LOW LEVEL MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY COULD STILL CREATE A MOUNTAIN
THUNDERSTORM TODAY...OTHERWISE SUNNY SKIES AND TEMPERATURES ABOVE
NORMAL WILL PREVAIL. SOME MOUNTAIN THUNDERSTORMS ARE AGAIN POSSIBLE
ON TUESDAY AND WITH AN INCREASE IN SOUTHEAST WINDS AT LOW
LEVELS. MOST ACTIVITY WILL BE EAST OF THE RIO GRANDE ESPECIALLY
OVER HUDSPETH AND FAR EASTERN EL PASO COUNTIES TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
ANOTHER MODERATE TO STRONG TROUGH ALOFT WILL MOVE IN WEDNESDAY
AND BRING DRIER WEST FLOW  WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WITH A WINDY
AND DUSTY DAY ON WEDNESDAY. RED FLAG CONDITIONS LIKELY BELOW 7500 FT.
ANOTHER PACIFIC FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA SATURDAY WITH
GUSTY WEST WINDS AND A CHANCE OF MOUNTAIN SHOWERS.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-211845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
759 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....65-70.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....73-78.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....21-26 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....17-21 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (66200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-42.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....42-47.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....52-57 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....46-51 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......27 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....70-75.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....77-82.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....15-19 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....12-16 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15400 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (360000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 47. HIGHS 70 TO 75.
WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS 67 TO 72.
WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37 TO 42. HIGHS 70 TO 75. WEST WINDS
AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO 13%.

$$

NMZ111-211845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
759 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........14-16 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (58200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-88.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-12 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (322700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY BLOWING DUST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LOWS 52 TO 57. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S TO LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 11 TO 16%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO
13%.

$$

NMZ112-211845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
759 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........14-18 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (85800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
* MIN HUMIDITY........13-17 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (327600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY BLOWING DUST IN THE AFTERNOON. LOWS 52 TO
57. HIGHS 81 TO 86. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH
9 TO 14%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 55. HIGHS 76 TO 81.
WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO 14%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46 TO 51. HIGHS 79 TO 84. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO 13%.

$$

NMZ113-211845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
759 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                      AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....62-67.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....69-74.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....23-28 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....21-26 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13800 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (70000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                      EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....35-40.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....45-50.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....72-77 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....61-66 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......26 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 2100...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....65-70.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....74-79.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....20-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (275100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 46 TO 51. HIGHS 74 TO 79. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 30 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO 14%.
.THURSDAY...WINDY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 49. HIGHS 68 TO 73.
WEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO 13%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 41 TO 46. HIGHS 70 TO 75. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO 13%.

$$

TXZ055-211845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
759 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-83.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-17 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (58200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-89.
* MIN HUMIDITY........13-15 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (267700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY BLOWING DUST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LOWS NEAR 60. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO 13%.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 56 TO 61. HIGHS NEAR 80. WEST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO
13%.

$$

TXZ056-211845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
759 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-19 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (57100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
* MIN HUMIDITY........14-18 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (248500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY BLOWING DUST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LOWS 52 TO 57. HIGHS 83 TO 88. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 8 TO 13%.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS
79 TO 84. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS 81 TO 86. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO 13%.

$$

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