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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
755 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LOW OFF THE BAJA PENINSULA WILL SPREAD MORE CLOUDINESS
OVER THE AREA TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. IT WILL BRING A FEW
SHOWERS ARE LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY MORNING MAINLY WEST
OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE. ANY SNOW SHOULD BE CONFINED TO THE VERY
HIGHEST ELEVATIONS. ANOTHER UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE OFF THE
PACIFIC TO THE BAJA THURSDAY AFTERNOON...SPREADING MORE CLOUDS AND
ANOTHER CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SHOWERS WILL BEGIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON
AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THIS SYSTEM WILL START OUT WITH
OUT WITH HIGH SNOW LEVELS. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE IN SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...BRINGING SNOW LEVELS DOWN BY SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY. SOME LIGHT SNOW COULD FALL AS LOW AS 4500 FEET. HEAVY SNOW
IS EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS FOR THIS PERIOD...ESPECIALLY THE
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-261930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
755 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....52-56.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....59-64.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....31-35 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....26-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (31900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....33-38.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....35-40.
*    24 HR TREND......19 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....78-83 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....76-81 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....53-57.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....59-63.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....34-39 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....33-38 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (33200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 29 TO 34. HIGHS 59 TO 64. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 35 TO 40%.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 32 TO 37. HIGHS 53 TO 58.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 44 TO 49%.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 39. HIGHS
44 TO 49. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 65 TO 70%.

$$

NMZ111-261930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
755 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-63.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (40100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-42.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........69-74 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-66.
* MIN HUMIDITY........36-40 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (28800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID TO UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 38 TO
43%.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 47 TO 52%.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS NEAR 40.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 66 TO 71%.

$$

NMZ112-261930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
755 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-66.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-2900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (13700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-42.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-66.
* MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (23000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 30S. HIGHS IN THE 60S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 41 TO 46%.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS NEAR 60. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 44 TO 49%.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS 49 TO
54. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 61 TO 66%.

$$

NMZ113-261930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
755 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....52-57.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....60-65.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-33 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....25-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (3100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-41.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....35-39.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....56-61 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....60-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....54-58.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....60-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....32-36 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....30-35 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (17100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS
58 TO 63. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 37 TO 42%.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS
49 TO 54. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 50 TO 55%.
.FRIDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 32 TO 37. HIGHS 39 TO 44. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 67 TO 72%.

$$

TXZ055-261930-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
755 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-65.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (13900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-43.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-74 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-67.
* MIN HUMIDITY........33-37 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (16600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 43 TO 48%.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 44 TO 49%.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 57 TO 62%.

$$

TXZ056-261930-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
755 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-66.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-3200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (13000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-43.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........67-72 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-69.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-34 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (20900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
43 TO 48%.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS NEAR 60. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 47 TO 52%.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 43. HIGHS
51 TO 56. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 61 TO 66%.

$$

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