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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
630 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
THE UPPER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN AND SLOWLY
MOVE TO THE EAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE. A WEAK SECONDARY TROUGH WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE AREA WEDNESDAY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
POSSIBLE EAST. DRY CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR THURSDAY INTO THE NEXT
WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE AREA. TEMPERATURES WILL
BE BELOW NORMAL DURING THE DAY AND HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE HIGH
THROUGH WEDNESDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL INCREASE AND HUMIDITY VALUES
WILL DROP SIGNIFICANTLY FOR THURSDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. HIGH
PRESSURE MAY RESULT IN SOME STRONG INVERSIONS IN THE MORNINGS WITH
POOR VENTILATION RATES POSSIBLE BY MIDWEEK AND INTO NEXT SATURDAY.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-212100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
630 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....60-64.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....64-68.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-53 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....53-58 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (29100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-44.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....44-49.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....88-93 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....87-92 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....62-66.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....66-70.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....44-49 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....46-51 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 0 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (28800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 41 TO 46. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 34 TO 39%.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 41 TO 46. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 31 TO 36%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 41 TO 46. HIGHS 71 TO 76.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 31 TO 36%.

$$

NMZ111-212100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
630 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-74.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (44900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-53.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........85-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-75.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (44000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS NEAR 80. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 32 TO 37%.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. HIGHS NEAR 80.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH
27 TO 32%.

$$

NMZ112-212100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
630 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG
                      UNTIL 1200. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-72.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (30600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-52.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........89-94 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-73.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 0 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (24600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE 70S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 40 TO 45%.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 31 TO 36%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47 TO 52. HIGHS NEAR 80. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 31 TO 36%.

$$

NMZ113-212100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
630 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG
                      UNTIL 1200. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....56-60.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....61-65.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....68-73 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....66-71 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (43500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....39-43.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....44-49.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....87-92 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....88-93 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....57-61.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....61-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....59-64 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....58-63 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (59800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 49. HIGHS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 42 TO 47%.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 49. HIGHS 69 TO 74. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 33 TO 38%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 50. HIGHS 69 TO 74.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 35 TO 40%.

$$

TXZ055-212100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
630 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-74.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (42500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-56.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........86-91 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-76.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
                      BECOMING LIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (11700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 39 TO
44%.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 32 TO 37%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 30 TO
35%.

$$

TXZ056-212100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
630 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG
                      UNTIL 1200. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 3 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (42700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-54.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........89-94 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
* MIN HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (22100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER
70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 43 TO 48%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS NEAR 80. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 33 TO 38%.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS NEAR 80. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 33 TO 38%.

$$

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