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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
701 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.DISCUSSION...
BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP FOR A FEW HOURS AGAIN THIS
AFTERNOON...AS LOW PRESSURE AT THE SURFACE STARTS TO DEVELOP OVER
THE WESTERN HIGH PLAINS IN NORTHEAST NM. THIS IS IN RESPONSE TO A
WEAK UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE TROUGH APPROACHING FROM SOUTHERN CA.
WINDS WILL BE A LITTLE HIGHER AND SHIFT WEST-NORTHWEST WEDNESDAY
WITH THE TROUGH PASSAGE. WITH LOWLAND MIN RH EXPECTED TO FALL
BELOW 15 PERCENT IN A FEW AREAS...THIS WILL LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT
OF CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS FOR A FEW HOURS WED 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.



NMZ110-241845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
701 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....59-64.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....66-71.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....14-16 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....12-14 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (162200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....32-36.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....36-41.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-42 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....36-41 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....57-61.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....65-70.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....19-23 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....15-19 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (160000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34 TO 39. HIGHS 60 TO 65. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 34 TO 39. HIGHS 63 TO 68. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 37 TO 42. HIGHS 67 TO 72. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.

$$

NMZ111-241845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
701 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-78.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........9-11 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (195200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-43.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-78.
* MIN HUMIDITY........11-13 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (220800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS
NEAR 70. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID
70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.

$$

NMZ112-241845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
701 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (163900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-47.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
* MIN HUMIDITY........11-13 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (211300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42 TO 47. HIGHS 64 TO 69. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS NEAR 70. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.

$$

NMZ113-241845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
701 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....58-63.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....67-72.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....14-16 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....12-14 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (140500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-39.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....39-43.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....27-29 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....29-34 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....56-61.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....64-69.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....17-21 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....15-17 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (201600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO 36. HIGHS 54 TO 59. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS 61 TO 66.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS 66 TO 71. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.

$$

TXZ055-241845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
701 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-81.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........9-11 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (138700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-52.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........26-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-79.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-12 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (210100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 11 TO 16%.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 15 TO 20%.

$$

TXZ056-241845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
701 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (132600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-49.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-12 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (217200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 31 TO
36%.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS NEAR 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.

$$

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