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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO AND FAR WEST TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
714 AM MST TUE JAN 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A SERIES OF PACIFIC STORM SYSTEMS WILL MARCH THROUGH DURING THE
NEXT SEVEN DAYS. A WEAK STORM SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY MOVE OVER THE
AREA TODAY WITH A CHANCE OF LOWLAND RAIN SHOWERS AND SOME MOUNTAIN
RAIN/SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOPING THROUGH THIS EVENING. DRY CONDITIONS
AND WESTERLY WINDS WILL FOLLOW WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WITH NEAR
NORMAL TEMPERATURES EXPECTED. A COMPLEX STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT
THE AREA BEGINNING THURSDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY
WITH A MIX OF RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW AND STRONG WESTERLY WINDS.
TEMPERATURES WILL BE COOLER THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THEN DRY
CONDITIONS AND LIGHTER WINDS WILL OCCUR SUNDAY AND MONDAY WITH
ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM MOVING THROUGH THE REGION NEXT TUESDAY.
MIN RH WILL RANGE FROM (50-60)% TUESDAY DROPPING ABOUT 10% OVERALL
WEDNESDAY 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.




NMZ110-171930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
714 AM MST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-41.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....45-50.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....61-66 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....54-59 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (53400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                      EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....22-26.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....26-31.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....97-100 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....95-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....41-45.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....48-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....51-56 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....47-52 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (105000 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-171930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
714 AM MST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL 1100. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                      RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-55.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........51-56 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (55900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-33.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........97-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY........44-48 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND
                      15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (124500 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-171930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
714 AM MST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL 1100. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                      RAIN SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                      AFTER 1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-53.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1100...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (35200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-33.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........97-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 2300...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-57.
* MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (113900 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-171930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
714 AM MST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL 1100. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                      RAIN SHOWERS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                      1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-40.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....42-46.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....64-69 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....58-63 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (31500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                      EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....26-28.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....27-31.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....94-99 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....95-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO
                      WEST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-45.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....47-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....55-60 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....48-53 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (126300 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-171930-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
714 AM MST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                      THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-54.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........52-56 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1100...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (35800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-35.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........99-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-59.
* MIN HUMIDITY........43-47 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (113700 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-171930-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
714 AM MST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                      SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                      1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1100...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-3400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (32800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-34.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........99-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 2300...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-59.
* MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (115700 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

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