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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
759 AM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT FRIDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
A LARGE UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
ROCKIES STARTING FRIDAY WITH WINDS LASTING INTO MONDAY.
RED FLAG CONDITIONS WEST OF AN EL PASO ALAMOGORDO LINE FRIDAY.
VERY SLIGHT RISK OF LIGHT SHOWERS OR AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM
WITH POSSIBLE DRY LIGHTNING ALL AREAS THURSDAY AND MAINLY EAST OF
THE RIO GRANDE FRIDAY.
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPS WITH ELEVATED FIRE DANGER TODAY.
MODERATE TO BREEZY NEXT TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.
POSSIBLE SHOWERS AND COOLER TOWARD NEXT WEEKEND.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-051830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
759 AM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT FRIDAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
                      ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS
                      AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....71-76.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....81-86.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....17-21 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....11-16 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (324900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED RAIN
                      SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-41.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....43-48.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....52-57 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....46-51 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....67-72.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....77-82.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....11-13 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....8-10 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (447100 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-051830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
759 AM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT FRIDAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
                      ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                      1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-91.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-11 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (274300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-54.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                      AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 36 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). AREAS OF
                      BLOWING DUST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-87.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 36 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (436800 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-051830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
759 AM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT FRIDAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (254800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). AREAS OF
                      BLOWING DUST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-10 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 17800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (454200 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-051830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
759 AM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....68-73.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....78-83.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....13-17 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....10-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13500 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (170900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-45.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....48-53.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-53 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....42-47 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....71-76.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....81-86.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....13-15 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....10-12 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 17000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (437000 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-051830-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
759 AM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT FRIDAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-90.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........11-13 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (218500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-62.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). AREAS OF
                      BLOWING DUST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-94.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO
                      AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 19100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (494400 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-051830-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
759 AM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-89.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (184700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-59.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-93.
* MIN HUMIDITY........11-13 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 18800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (491600 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

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