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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
728 AM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM MDT
MONDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA OVER THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS...WITH THUNDERSTORMS AND STRONG WINDS AS THE MAIN
THREATS. UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE OVER NORTHWEST MEXICO WILL DRAW
ADDITIONAL SUB TROPICAL MOISTURE OUR WAY LATER TODAY...WHILE A
BACKDOOR COLD FRONT BRINGS STRONG EAST WINDS AREA WIDE THROUGH
MONDAY. WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH OR HIGHER LIKELY ALONG WEST FACING
SLOPES OF AREA MOUNTAINS LATER TODAY AND ESPECIALLY OVERNIGHT.
GUSTY WINDS COULD CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY EVENING IN THESE
AREAS....BUT MAY BE A LITTLE LESS AT THAT TIME.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-251845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
728 AM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....60-65.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....66-71.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....31-36 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....26-31 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (167400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-42.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....43-48.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....81-86 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....76-81 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....49-54.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....56-61.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....54-59 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....47-52 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 31 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-5100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (120900 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-251845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
728 AM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM MDT
MONDAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-77.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (198400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-54.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......38 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. EAST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
* MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. EAST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-3400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (88100 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-251845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
728 AM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM MDT
MONDAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
                      ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (157300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-54.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........71-76 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......26 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
* MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. EAST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (129400 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-251845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
728 AM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM MDT
MONDAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
                      ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                      1200...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....57-62.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....61-66.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....44-49 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....42-47 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......31 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4700-5800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (113600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....35-40.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....42-47.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....91-96 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....80-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......40 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. EAST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....45-50.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....51-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....61-66 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....52-57 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. EAST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO
                      AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4800-5700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (127700 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-251845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
728 AM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM MDT
MONDAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
                      ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                      1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-77.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........23-27 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (156300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-57.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......26 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. EAST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
* MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. EAST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (94900 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-251845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
728 AM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM MDT
MONDAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT).
                      ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                      1200...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-76.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (136200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-54.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........85-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......27 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-2700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (69300 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
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