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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
648 AM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
UPPER RIDGE EXTENDING FROM NEW MEXICO UP TO THE SOUTHERN GREAT
LAKES WITH TROPICAL MOISTURE JUST WEST OF THE RIDGE AXIS. THIS
WILL BE SIMILAR TO MONDAY IN LIMITING THUNDERSTORMS TO THE
MOUNTAIN ZONES AND WEST OF DEMING. AS THE RIDGE/MOISTURE MOVE EAST
WEDNESDAY ON INTO THE WEEKEND...THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE WILL ALSO
SPREAD OVER ALL FIRE ZONES. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY LOOK TO BE THE
BEST DAYS FOR THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE AND FLOOD POTENTIAL...THOUGH
WEST OF DEMING WILL STILL BE THE FAVORED AREA. A DECREASE IN
THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE AGAIN SUNDAY AND MONDAY AS RELATIVELY DRIER
EAST FLOW REPLACES THE MOIST SOUTHERLY FLOW. TEMPERATURES WILL
REMAIN SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH THURSDAY AND THEN SLIGHTLY
BELOW NORMAL FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-012100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
648 AM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....73-78.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....84-89.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....39-44 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....30-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (126100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-52.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....56-61.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....91-96 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....77-82 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....71-76.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....83-88.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-45 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....29-34 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (120800 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-012100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
648 AM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (107000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-66.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........71-76 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (108500 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-012100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
LNZ-
648 AM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
                      ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                      1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-98.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (107200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....65-69.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........59-64 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-97.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (102200 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-012100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
648 AM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....75-80.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....85-90.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-33 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13100 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (96900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....51-55.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....59-64.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....70-75 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....63-68 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....73-78.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....84-89.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....33-38 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....25-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (85800 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-012100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
648 AM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....97-99.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-19 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (77400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........51-56 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-98.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-20 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (78300 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-012100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
648 AM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....94-98.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-19 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (62900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....65-69.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....94-98.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-22 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (54000 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
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