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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
642 AM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO
AND WEST TEXAS TODAY BRINGING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
TO THE BORDERLAND. HEAVY RAINFALL...HAIL AND STRONG WINDS  MAY
OCCUR WITH A FEW OF THE STORMS. WESTERLY WINDS WILL THEN TRANSPORT
WARMER DRIER AIR INTO THE REGION THURSDAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.
AS A RESULT WE`LL SEE MOSTLY DRY WEATHER WITH PLENTY OF SUNSHINE
AND ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES THURSDAY THROUGH THE LABOR DAY
HOLIDAY WEEKEND. LOWEST HUMIDITY TODAY WILL BE AROUND 30 TO 40
PERCENT LOWLANDS AND 40 TO 50 PERCENT MOUNTAINS TODAY DECREASING
TO 20 TO 30 PERCENT BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND 15 TO 25 PERCENT
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.



NMZ110-272100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
642 AM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....68-73.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....77-82.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....43-48 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....39-44 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4900-5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (52000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....49-53.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....54-59.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....70-75 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....67-72 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....71-76.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....79-84.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....27-32 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500-7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (49900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52 TO 57. HIGHS 81 TO 86. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 53 TO 58. HIGHS 82 TO 87. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54 TO 59. HIGHS 83 TO 88. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.

$$

NMZ111-272100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
642 AM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN
                      SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-88.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6700-8300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (50400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-65.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........67-72 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-91.
* MIN HUMIDITY........26-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6300-8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (64900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS NEAR
90. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 90S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO
25%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 90S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO
24%.

$$

NMZ112-272100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
642 AM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6300-7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (42500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500-7400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (35400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS 89 TO 94.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 60S. HIGHS 92 TO 97. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. HIGHS 92 TO
97. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.

$$

NMZ113-272100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
642 AM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN
                      NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....65-70.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....75-80.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....55-60 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....40-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200...THEN 5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 5000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (55000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....51-55.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....58-62.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....77-82 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....67-72 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....68-73.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....77-82.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-41 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....29-34 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7300-7700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (82000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 79 TO 84. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 56 TO 61. HIGHS 82 TO 87.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57 TO 62. HIGHS 83 TO 88. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO 32%.

$$

TXZ055-272100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
642 AM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-90.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........32-36 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7100-8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (58700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-92.
* MIN HUMIDITY........28-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8000 FT AGL IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (42600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 90S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 70. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 70. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.

$$

TXZ056-272100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
642 AM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6300-7900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (52600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....65-69.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-92.
* MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7100-8900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (48300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. HIGHS 89 TO
94. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 26 TO 31%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S. HIGHS
91 TO 96. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. HIGHS 92 TO
97. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.

$$

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