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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
655 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN
MEXICO TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY. THIS STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING
WIDESPREAD RAIN OR RAIN MIXED WITH SNOW ACROSS THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS OF NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS WITH POSSIBLE HEAVY SNOWS
OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS. THUS FIRE DANGER WILL GREATLY REDUCED.
SURFACE WINDS ALSO GUSTING FROM 30 TO 40 MPH THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON. WESTERLY WINDS WILL PRODUCE WARMER DRY WEATHER MONDAY
AND TUESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL RESULT IN COOLER BUT CONTINUED DRY
CONDITIONS WEDNESDAY THROUGH 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.




NMZ110-032200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
655 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). NUMEROUS SNOW
                      SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 1100...THEN
                      SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....31-35.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....39-44.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....75-80 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....66-71 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......44 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (37600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED RAIN
                      SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....17-22.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....22-27.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....96-100 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....92-97 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-41.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....42-47.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....46-51 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....46-51 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (30500 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-032200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
655 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL 1100...THEN
                      SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......35 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (56100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED RAIN
                      SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-33.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........93-98 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (40900 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-032200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
655 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS
                      AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
*    24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........59-64 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......36 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (37500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED RAIN
                      SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-33.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                      SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN
                      SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (50500 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-032200-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
655 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS
                      AND RAIN SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....31-35.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....33-38.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....78-83 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....76-81 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......46 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......90 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-1800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (25100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SCATTERED SNOW
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                      EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....19-23.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....22-27.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....95-100 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....95-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                      SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....34-38.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....37-42.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....66-71 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....64-69 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (25500 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-032200-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
655 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-48.
*    24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........59-64 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......33 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-2700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (40600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED RAIN
                      SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-36.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........93-98 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                      MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-4400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (52400 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-032200-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
655 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS
                      AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-46.
*    24 HR TREND......16 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......41 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (45400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                      SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW
                      SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-34.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........96-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                      AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
                      CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
* MIN HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-4100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (61400 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$
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