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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
753 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...
TODAY DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR AS THE NEXT STRONG
STORM SYSTEM BEGINS TO APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE PACIFIC
NORTHWEST. WEST-SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 25 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 PH. NEAR CRITICAL WINDS WITH
NEAR CRITICAL RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE PRESENT FOR A FEW
HOURS DURING THE AFTERNOON ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA...ESPECIALLY
TEXAS FIRE ZONE 056 HUDSPETH. GIVEN JUST NEAR CRITICAL VALUES HAVE
DECIDED TO CANCELED THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH AND NOT UPGRADE.

ON SUNDAY A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO
NEW MEXICO WITH A CHANCE OF WETTING RAIN AND HIGH ELEVATION SNOW
SHOWERS...ESPECIALLY FOR THE GILA REGION. STRONG WINDS OF 30 TO 40
MPH WILL ALSO ACCOMPANY THIS SYSTEM ON SUNDAY. THE ADDITIONAL
MOISTURE WILL KEEP RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES ABOVE CRITICAL
THRESHOLDS ON SUNDAY DESPITE THE STRONG WINDS. BELOW NORMAL
TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY WITH
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE. ABOVE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURES MAY RETURN TOWARD THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

...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-
753 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....55-60.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....65-70.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....25-30 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....18-23 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING
                      TO SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (330600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....32-36.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....38-43.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....84-89 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....71-76 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING
                      SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                      SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....44-49.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....53-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....54-59 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....39-44 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (303000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO 36. HIGHS 59 TO 64.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 33 TO 38%.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 39. HIGHS 62 TO 67.
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO
42. HIGHS 67 TO 72. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH
16 TO 21%.

$$

NMZ111-251845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
753 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-77.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (349100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-49.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 37 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-67.
* MIN HUMIDITY........26-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 37 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14300 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (440000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
NEAR 40. HIGHS NEAR 70. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH
22 TO 27%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO
26%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER
70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.

$$

NMZ112-251845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
753 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......NO CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (331800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 35 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14300 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (461800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS 66 TO 71. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 30 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS NEAR 40.
HIGHS 67 TO 72. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO
24%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.

$$

NMZ113-251845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
753 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....55-60.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....65-70.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....23-27 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....17-21 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (259700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-41.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....43-47.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....60-65 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....48-53 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                      SHOWERS...SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....46-51.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....57-62.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....44-49 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....30-35 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (363100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO
40. HIGHS 53 TO 58. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH
45 TO 50%.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 32 TO 37. HIGHS 56 TO 61. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO 32%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37 TO 42. HIGHS 63 TO 68. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.

$$

TXZ055-251845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
753 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-80.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......NO CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (271600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-58.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-71.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 35 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (500000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS NEAR 70.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO 32%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS NEAR
70. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.

$$

TXZ056-251845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
753 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (268400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-53.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........37-41 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 31 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (500000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...WINDY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S.
HIGHS NEAR 70. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO
34%.
.TUESDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S.
HIGHS 65 TO 70. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO
33%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.

$$

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