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


.DISCUSSION...
ACTIVE PATTERN OVER THE EASTERN ROCKIES...WILL SUSTAIN ANOTHER
ROUND OF WINDY CONDITIONS FOR SOUTHERN NM AND WEST TX THIS
AFTERNOON. THIS WILL OCCUR IN AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE EXTREMELY DRY
CONDITIONS...LOW FUEL MOISTURES...HIGH OR GREATER FIRE DANGERS AND
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES HAVE BEEN IN PLACE ACROSS THE REGION.
WINDS WILL SHIFT NORTH-NORTHEAST ALL AREAS BEFORE SUNRISE
MONDAY...THEN EAST MONDAY AFTERNOON AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH
FROM NORTH TO SOUTH. HIGHS MONDAY WILL FALL ROUGHLY 9-15 DEGREES
BELOW NORMAL AS A RESULT.


&&

...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.


NMZ110-131900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
725 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 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 COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....11-15 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....10-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (315000 KNOT-FT) IN THE MORNING...THEN
  EXCELLENT (455500 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....31-36.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....35-40.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....35-40 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....35-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING
                      NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 36 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....53-58.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....62-67.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....10-14 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....10-14 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (150000 KNOT-FT) IN THE
  MORNING...THEN EXCELLENT (245000 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 29 TO 34. HIGHS 61 TO 66. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 11 TO 16%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 33 TO 38. HIGHS 71 TO 76. WEST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO 13%.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS 61 TO 66.
WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.

$$

NMZ111-131900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
725 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
MDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-82.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (216000 KNOT-FT) IN THE
  MORNING...THEN (381000 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
* MIN HUMIDITY........11-13 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (160000 KNOT-FT) IN THE
  MORNING...THEN EXCELLENT (240000 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 37 TO 42. HIGHS 72 TO 77. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43 TO 48. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 7 TO
12%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 50. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S TO LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 11 TO 16%.

$$

NMZ112-131900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
725 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
MDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (261000 KNOT-FT) IN THE
  MORNING...THEN EXCELLENT (450000 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-48.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 36 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........14-19 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7100-8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (234000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS
66 TO 71. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 40S. HIGHS 76 TO 81.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 7 TO 12%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 49 TO 54. HIGHS 74 TO 79.
WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.

$$

NMZ113-131900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
725 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 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......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 31 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15900 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (312000 KNOT-FT) IN THE
  MORNING...THEN EXCELLENT (477000) KNOT-FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....32-37.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....38-43.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....52-57 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....47-52 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 37 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-47.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....48-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....26-31 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....22-27 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400-7300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (138000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 30 TO 35. HIGHS 55 TO 60. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS 65 TO 70.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 45. HIGHS 64 TO 69.
WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 7 TO 12%.

$$

TXZ055-131900-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
725 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
MDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-83.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 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.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (177500 KNOT-FT IN THE
  MORNING...THEN EXCELLENT (257,500 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-52.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 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.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-67.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-17 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (140000 KNOT-FT) IN THE
  MORNING...THEN EXCELLENT (200000 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS NEAR 70. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.
.WEDNESDAY...WARMER...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 6 TO 11%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH
11 TO 16%.

$$

TXZ056-131900-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
725 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
MDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 36 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (270000 KNOT-FT) IN THE
  MORNING...THEN EXCELLENT (333000 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-46.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-22 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (117500 KNOT-FT) IN THE
  MORNING...THEN EXCELLENT (182500 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. HIGHS 68 TO
73. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S.
HIGHS 78 TO 83. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 6 TO
11%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 11 TO 16%.

$$

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