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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
629 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY WHILE COLDER AIR
FLOWS INTO THE REGION BEHIND A COLD FRONT. THIS WEATHER PATTERN
WILL BRING AREAS OF HEAVY SNOWS TO THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS WITH
WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS ACROSS THE LOWLANDS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL
BE AROUND AN INCH OVER THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH UP TO 2 INCHES ON
THE MOUNTAINS. SNOW AMOUNTS MAY ALSO BE AROUND 6 TO 8 INCHES ABOVE
7000 FEET WITH 3 TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE BETWEEN 5000 AND 7000 FEET.
EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS MAY GUST TO AROUND 30 MPH TODAY AND
TONIGHT..ESPECIALLY ALONG WESTERN FACING SLOPES. TEMPERATURES
WILL ALSO BECOME COOLER AND BELOW NORMAL THE NEXT FEW DAYS. SUNDAY
THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK DRIER WARMER AIR WILL GRADUALLY PUSH INTO
THE REGION.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-291915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
629 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                      SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER 1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-52.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-53 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....46-51 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......0-1900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (63600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS AND
                      SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....33-37.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....36-41.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....83-88 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....80-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                      MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
                      SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-41.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....41-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....73-78 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....70-75 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-1200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (39200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 30S. HIGHS 43 TO 48. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 65 TO 70%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS. LOWS
29 TO 34. HIGHS 44 TO 49. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 62 TO 67%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S. HIGHS
46 TO 51. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 58 TO 63%.

$$

NMZ111-291915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
629 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-64.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......0 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (68300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-44.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
* MIN HUMIDITY........69-74 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-1800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (55300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 68 TO 73%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 61 TO 66%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID
50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 56 TO 61%.

$$

NMZ112-291915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
629 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-61.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (43800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
                      THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........81-86 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
                      IN THE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
                      THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY........67-72 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (45200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS 49 TO 54. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 63 TO 68%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS 47 TO 52. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 58 TO 63%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS NEAR 50. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 58 TO 63%.

$$

NMZ113-291915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
629 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW
                      SHOWERS AFTER 1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....44-48.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....48-53.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....49-54 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....47-52 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (42400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW
                      SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....28-32.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....31-35.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....76-81 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....74-79 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SNOW SHOWERS WITH
                      RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....33-37.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....34-39.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....68-73 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....67-72 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-1100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (32500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 26 TO 31. HIGHS
39 TO 44. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 67 TO 72%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS.
LOWS 25 TO 30. HIGHS 36 TO 41. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 72 TO 77%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
62 TO 67%.

$$

TXZ055-291915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
629 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-63.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........39-43 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (61300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-44.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........72-77 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-47.
* MIN HUMIDITY........63-68 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 35 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-1500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (49000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 59 TO 64%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS NEAR 50. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 63 TO 68%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 54 TO 59%.

$$

TXZ056-291915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
629 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-62.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......0 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (56200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
* MIN HUMIDITY........59-64 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 35 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-1500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (50900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 32 TO 37. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 61 TO 66%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 65 TO 70%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS NEAR 50. EAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 56 TO 61%.

$$

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