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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
755 AM MDT THU MAR 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...
COOLER AIR (ABOUT 10 DEGREES COOLER THAN YESTERDAY) PUSHED INTO
THE AREA BEHIND LAST NIGHT`S BACK DOOR FRONT. THIS AIR IS SHALLOW
AND WILL RETREAT BY FRIDAY. WINDS WILL GUST TO 25 MPH ON WEST
SLOPES AND PASSES UNTIL MIDDAY THURSDAY. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
ALOFT WILL RETURN TO BRING DRY CONDITIONS ALONG WITH ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPS FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER UPPER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS
FORECAST TO MOVE INTO SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO AND FAR WEST TEXAS IN
THE LATE MONDAY TUESDAY TIME FRAME BRINGING A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR
RAIN. THE MIN RH FIELD WILL RUN FROM 17% TO 27% ACROSS ALL AREAS
THURSDAY DRYING ABOUT 5% TO 10% ALL LOCATIONS ON FRIDAY.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-261915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
755 AM MDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....55-59.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....61-66.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....15-17 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....14-18 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (56200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-33.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....32-37.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....44-49 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....47-52 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....63-68.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....69-74.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....13-15 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....10-14 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (247700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 39 TO 44. HIGHS 71 TO 76. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 11 TO 16%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39 TO 44. HIGHS 68 TO 73. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40 TO 45. HIGHS 64 TO 69. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.

$$

NMZ111-261915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
755 AM MDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-70.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-18 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (67800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-39.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........51-56 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-78.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-12 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (83800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO
13%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS NEAR
80. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO 14%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.

$$

NMZ112-261915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
755 AM MDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-67.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-19 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (73600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-40.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-76.
* MIN HUMIDITY........11-13 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (102500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS NEAR 80.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO 14%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS NEAR 80. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO 14%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS 72 TO 77. EAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO 14%.

$$

NMZ113-261915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
755 AM MDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-52.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....23-27 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....18-22 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (62900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....32-34.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....34-38.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-41 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....39-44 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......40 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....58-63.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....67-72.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....12-16 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....11-15 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (178600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 40S. HIGHS 71 TO 76. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS 70 TO
75. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 41 TO 46. HIGHS 62 TO 67. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO 34%.

$$

TXZ055-261915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
755 AM MDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-67.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (62800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-43.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-76.
* MIN HUMIDITY........11-13 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (50900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO 14%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO
14%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.

$$

TXZ056-261915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
755 AM MDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-65.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-24 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (70300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-76.
* MIN HUMIDITY........13-15 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (101600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS 79 TO 84.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 11 TO 16%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS NEAR 80. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 32 TO
37%.

$$

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