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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
742 AM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OVER WESTERN NEW MEXICO WILL
CONTINUE TO WEAKEN AND SHIFT EASTWARD THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH
MAINLY ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING MAINLY EAST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE. AN
EXTENDED PERIOD OF DRY AND WARM CONDITIONS WILL FOLLOW ON THURSDAY AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE REGION. DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE
INTO THE WEEKEND AND THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK AS THE RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE SHIFTS TO THE EAST ALLOWING A DRIER AND WARMER SOUTHWEST
FLOW TO BECOME ESTABLISHED OVER THE AREA. ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES
AND SOME BREEZY AFTERNOONS WILL BE POSSIBLE. MIN RH WILL RUN IN
THE 45% TO 55% RANGE ALL AREAS WEDNESDAY DROPPING ABOUT 10% OVERALL
ON THURSDAY.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-221830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
742 AM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....63-67.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....67-71.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....39-44 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....41-46 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (32900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-40.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....40-45.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....89-94 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....90-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....67-71.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....72-76.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-34 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....30-35 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (40300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 47. HIGHS 70 TO 75. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 30 TO 35%.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 43 TO 48. HIGHS 71 TO 76. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 50. HIGHS 69 TO 74. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.

$$

NMZ111-221830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
742 AM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-76.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 3 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (46500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-48.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........93-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 3 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-82.
* MIN HUMIDITY........29-33 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 3 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (28100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. HIGHS NEAR 80.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 26 TO 31%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 24 TO 29%.

$$

NMZ112-221830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
742 AM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-74.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........47-52 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (26600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-49.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-79.
* MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (35600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 47 TO 52. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 32 TO 37%.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS NEAR 80. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 30 TO 35%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS NEAR
80. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 26 TO 31%.

$$

NMZ113-221830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
742 AM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....58-62.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....62-66.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....54-59 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (62900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-40.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....43-48.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....91-96 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....86-91 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....63-68.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....68-72.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-45 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....36-41 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (77100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 49. HIGHS 69 TO 74. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 35 TO 40%.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 46 TO 51. HIGHS 69 TO 74. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 33 TO 38%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47 TO 52. HIGHS 69 TO 74. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 31 TO 36%.

$$

TXZ055-221830-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
742 AM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-77.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........46-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 3 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (23000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-52.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........93-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-81.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-37 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (19500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 31 TO 36%.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.

$$

TXZ056-221830-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
742 AM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (25200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-51.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........95-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-79.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (35700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48 TO 53. HIGHS NEAR 80. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 36 TO 41%.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS NEAR 80.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 32 TO 37%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS NEAR
80. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO 34%.

$$

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