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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
659 AM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.DISCUSSION...
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL TRANSPORT MOIST UNSTABLE AIR INTO
SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS THROUGH MOST OF NEXT WEEK WHILE
WEAK UPPER DISTURBANCES MOVE INTO THE REGION. THIS WEATHER
PATTERN WILL GENERATE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS
THE BORDERLAND UNDER PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES...THUS THE FIRE
DANGER WILL BE FURTHER REDUCED. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALLS MAY OCCUR
WITH A FEW STORMS EACH DAY. TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR OR A LITTLE
BELOW NORMAL WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES RISING INTO THE 30S
AND 40S BY SUNDAY.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-262100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
659 AM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
                      SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....71-76.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....79-84.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....35-40 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....28-33 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (84700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-52.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....53-58.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....80-85 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....77-82 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....71-76.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....79-84.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-41 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....32-37 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
                      BECOMING LIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (67400 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-262100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
659 AM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (72600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-89.
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
                      BECOMING LIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (73000 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-262100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
659 AM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (78500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-64.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
* MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
                      BECOMING LIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (61800 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-262100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
659 AM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....67-72.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....72-77.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....43-48 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....36-41 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (60800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-53.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....54-59.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....87-92 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....78-83 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). NUMEROUS SHOWERS
                      AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....68-73.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....76-81.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....43-48 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....34-39 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
                      BECOMING LIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (67100 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-262100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
659 AM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-91.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........26-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 2 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (42600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-67.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-90.
* MIN HUMIDITY........29-33 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
                      BECOMING LIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (43700 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-262100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
659 AM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 3 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (39300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-66.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........81-86 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
* MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
                      BECOMING LIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (63900 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
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