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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
230 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014


.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION OVERNIGHT AND
CARRY A BACK DOOR COLD FRONT ACROSS FROM THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
THIS WILL SHIFT OUR WINDS NORTH TO SOUTH TOWARDS MONDAY MORNING.
WHILE NO WETTING PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED WITH THIS
FEATURE...HIGHS MONDAY WILL FALL ROUGHLY 9 TO 15 DEGREES BELOW
NORMAL. LIGHTER BREEZY CONDITIONS FOLLOW TUESDAY...AS WE TAKE A
BREAK BETWEEN DISTURBANCES. THE NEXT ONE WILL LIKELY BRING A RETURN
TO WINDY CONDITIONS WEDNESDAY...WHEN A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MAY BE
NEEDED.


&&

...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.



NMZ110-132145-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
230 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....61-66.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....69-74.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....11-15 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....10-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING
                      TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (411000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....28-33.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....35-40.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....54-59 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....43-48 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING
                      NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 36 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....53-57.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....60-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....12-14 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....11-13 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (156000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 28 TO 33. HIGHS 62 TO 67. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 11 TO 16%.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35 TO 40. HIGHS 66 TO 71.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO 14%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS 64 TO 69.
WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.

$$

NMZ111-132145-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
230 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-82.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING
                      TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (311900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-12 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (130000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38 TO 43. HIGHS 70 TO 75. EAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 47. HIGHS NEAR 80.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 7 TO 12%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S.
HIGHS 75 TO 80. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.

$$

NMZ112-132145-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
230 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH
                      INCREASING TO WEST AROUND 25 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (344100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING
                      NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 35 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
* MIN HUMIDITY........13-17 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (117600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 31 TO 36. HIGHS 66 TO 71. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S.
HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 6 TO 11%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 50. HIGHS 70 TO 75.
WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 11 TO 16%.

$$

NMZ113-132145-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
230 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....60-65.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....68-73.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....11-15 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....10-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (442100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SPRINKLES AND FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....25-30.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....30-35.
*    24 HR TREND......16 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....61-66 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....59-64 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING
                      NORTH AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 37 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SPRINKLES AND FLURRIES IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....44-49.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....47-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....23-28 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....23-28 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400-7800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (142000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 24 TO 29. HIGHS 59 TO 64.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS 66 TO
71. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO 14%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35 TO 40. HIGHS 59 TO 64.
WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.

$$

TXZ055-132145-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
230 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-83.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-13 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING
                      TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8700-10400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (261300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-53.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST
                      AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-68.
* MIN HUMIDITY........12-14 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (136000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS NEAR 70.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO 14%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47 TO 52. HIGHS NEAR 80. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 6 TO 11%.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 56. HIGHS NEAR 80. WEST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO 14%.

$$

TXZ056-132145-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
230 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING
                      TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9700-10800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (273500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 31 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........14-18 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (150000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 30 TO 35. HIGHS 67 TO 72. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO 14%.
.WEDNESDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S.
HIGHS 78 TO 83. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 6 TO 11%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 49. HIGHS 74 TO 79.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO 14%.

$$

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