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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
603 AM MST THU JAN 22 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LOW WILL DROP SOUTH FROM THE FOUR CORNERS REGION THIS
MORNING AND MOVE INTO SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO BY MID DAY. MUCH COLDER
TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR TODAY WITH MOST DROPPING TO NEAR FREEZING
BY THE AFTERNOON. A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL OCCUR ACROSS
THE LOWLANDS THIS MORNING...THAT WILL TURN OVER TO ALL SNOW BY THE
AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING BEFORE ENDING.  UP TO A
FOOT OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE IN THE SACS WITH 3-5 INCHES IN THE GILA
REGION...ESPECIALLY THE FURTHER EAST YOU GO. LOWLAND AREAS COULD
ALSO SEE ANYWHERE FROM 1 TO 4 INCHES BY THIS EVENING. GUSTY
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY MID MORNING AS WELL. DRIER AND
WARMER CONDITIONS WILL RETURN BY THE WEEKEND WITH ANOTHER WARMER
SYSTEM LIFTING OUT OF MEXICO EARLY NEXT WEEK WHICH COULD BRING
SOME RAIN SHOWERS TO THE AREA.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-221915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
603 AM MST THU JAN 22 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                      SHOWERS. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....30-34.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....35-40.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....58-63 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....56-61 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......33 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (158500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....11-15.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....14-19.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....84-89 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....87-92 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-42.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....41-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....28-33 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....32-37 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (25800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 19 TO 24. HIGHS 46 TO 51.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 26 TO 31%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 22 TO 27. HIGHS 52 TO 57. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 24 TO 29%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 27 TO
32. HIGHS 52 TO 57. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH
34 TO 39%.

$$

NMZ111-221915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
603 AM MST THU JAN 22 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                      SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
*    24 HR TREND......21 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........59-64 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......41 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (105100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT
                      CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........95-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-2900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (25900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS NEAR 50.
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO 34%.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID TO UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO
32%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS NEAR 60.
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 33 TO 38%.

$$

NMZ112-221915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
603 AM MST THU JAN 22 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SNOW SHOWERS
                      AND RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......43 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-4700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (109300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-21.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........94-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-44.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-3100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (29500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS
NEAR 50. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 33 TO 38%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 30 TO 35%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER
50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 37 TO 42%.

$$

NMZ113-221915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
603 AM MST THU JAN 22 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....24-28.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....24-29.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....74-79 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....83-88 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-3600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (94100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....9-13.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....9-14.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....93-96 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....94-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....33-35.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....34-38.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....39-44 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....47-52 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (16000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 16 TO 21. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 36 TO 41%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 20S. HIGHS NEAR 50. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 31 TO 36%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S. HIGHS
49 TO 54. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 41 TO 46%.

$$

TXZ055-221915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
603 AM MST THU JAN 22 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                      AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
*    24 HR TREND......22 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......46 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (102100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-24.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........95-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO
                      AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-44.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-49 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-3200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (27600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 31 TO
36%.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO 34%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS NEAR
60. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 37 TO 42%.

$$

TXZ056-221915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
603 AM MST THU JAN 22 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SNOW SHOWERS
                      AND RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-39.
*    24 HR TREND......16 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........83-88 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......52 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-3800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (96800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-23.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING NORTH
                      AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-44.
* MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (34000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS
NEAR 50. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 33 TO 38%.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 31 TO 36%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS NEAR
60. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 37 TO 42%.

$$

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