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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
753 AM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA WILL PROVIDE DRY AND WARM WEATHER
INTO THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK WITH CLEAR TO PARTLY SKIES AND
TEMPERATURES RUNNING AROUND 5 TO 8 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. WINDS
WILL BE GENERALLY LIGHT AND VARIABLE BUT A MINOR DISTURBANCE
PASSING NORTH OF THE AREA ON SUNDAY WILL PRODUCE WESTERLY WINDS IN
THE LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY BREEZY RANGE DURING THE AFTERNOON.
BY NEXT WEDNESDAY THE WARM AND DRY HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER NEW
MEXICO WILL SHIFT MORE TO THE EAST ALLOWING SOME SUBTROPICAL
MOISTURE TO MOVE BACK AND SOMEWHAT BOOST THE CHANCES OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM WEDNESDAY ON INTO NEXT WEEKEND...MAINLY
FOR THE MOUNTAINS.


&&

...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.



NMZ110-301900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
753 AM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....75-80.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....84-89.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....26-31 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (109700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....50-54.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....54-59.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....50-55 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....48-53 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....78-83.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....85-90.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....21-26 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....17-21 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (180400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.LABOR DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54 TO 59. HIGHS 82 TO 87.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 58 TO 63. HIGHS 83 TO 88. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 81 TO 86. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.

$$

NMZ111-301900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
753 AM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-95.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (86400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-67.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-96.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (192200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.LABOR DAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID
90S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 90S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
18 TO 23%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 90S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.

$$

NMZ112-301900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
753 AM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-23 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (97000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-68.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-97.
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-21 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (182900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.LABOR DAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. HIGHS 91 TO 96.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 70. HIGHS 91 TO 96. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 15 TO 20%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S.
HIGHS 90 TO 95. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO
28%.

$$

NMZ113-301900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
753 AM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT). ISOLATED CLOUD
  BUILDUPS POSSIBLE OVER HIGHER TERRAIN AFTN HRS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....73-78.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....82-87.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-42 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....27-32 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......5 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (145800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....51-56.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....59-64.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....58-63 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....46-51 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....75-80.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....84-89.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....27-32 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....21-26 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (229600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.LABOR DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 58 TO 63. HIGHS 82 TO 87. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 61 TO 66. HIGHS 83 TO 88. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 58 TO 63. HIGHS 80 TO 85. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.

$$

TXZ055-301900-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
753 AM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....94-96.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-22 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (45500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....68-72.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....94-98.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-20 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (148700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.LABOR DAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 70. HIGHS IN THE 90S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE 90S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO
32%.

$$

TXZ056-301900-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
753 AM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-95.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-26 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (43000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....66-68.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-97.
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-25 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (135900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.LABOR DAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO
23%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 70. HIGHS 91 TO 96. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 70. HIGHS 90 TO 95.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.

$$

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