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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
730 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A STRONG INVERSION ALOFT AND A DRY AIRMASS WILL CONTINUE TO BRING
A SIGNIFICANT BREAK IN THE MONSOON ACROSS THE REGION...WITH JUST
HIGHLY ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE IN THE HIGH TERRAIN TODAY
AND SATURDAY. MONSOONAL MOISTURE WILL RETURN TO ARIZONA OVER THE
WEEKEND...AND WILL BEGIN TO WORK BACK INTO FAR WESTERN NEW MEXICO
EARLY NEXT WEEK. IN THE MEANTIME...MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL DROP
INTO THE MID AND UPPER TEENS ACROSS THE LOWLANDS...AND LOW AND MID
20S OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-241815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
730 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....82-87.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....88-93.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....21-25 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....19-23 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (167100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....54-59.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....60-65.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....54-59 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....49-54 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....84-89.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....91-96.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....20-24 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....18-22 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13400 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (71900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 56 TO 61. HIGHS 89 TO 94. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 59 TO 64. HIGHS 91 TO 96. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 59 TO 64. HIGHS 87 TO 92. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.

$$

NMZ111-241815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
730 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-97.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-21 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (196300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....69-73.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH DECREASING TO
                      AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....95-99.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-22 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14100 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (134500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 70. HIGHS 96 TO 100. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. HIGHS 97 TO 101.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 90S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.

$$

NMZ112-241815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
730 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-98.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-21 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (169100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....95-100.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-20 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (93700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 67 TO 72. HIGHS 96 TO 101. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 70 TO 75. HIGHS 97 TO 101. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 70 TO 75. HIGHS 94 TO 99. EAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.

$$

NMZ113-241815-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
730 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....79-84.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....86-91.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....28-33 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....23-28 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (129900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....55-60.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....62-67.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....62-67 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....82-87.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....89-94.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....26-31 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....21-26 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12400 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (66000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 58 TO 63. HIGHS 88 TO 93. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 61 TO 66. HIGHS 90 TO 95. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 61 TO 66. HIGHS 86 TO 91. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO 32%.

$$

TXZ055-241815-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
730 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-100.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (170100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....74-76.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....98-102.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-18 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (89500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. HIGHS
99 TO 103. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S. HIGHS
100 TO 104. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S. HIGHS 96 TO
100. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 15 TO 20%.

$$

TXZ056-241815-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
730 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-98.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-22 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (196100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....70-74.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........51-56 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....95-100.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-20 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (122700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 68 TO 73. HIGHS 96 TO 101. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 71 TO 76. HIGHS 98 TO 102. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 71 TO 76. HIGHS 94 TO 99. EAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.

$$

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