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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
656 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.DISCUSSION...
GENERALLY HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE WITH HIGH PRESSURE
DOMINATING THE REGION THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL BE IN THE TEENS NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...BUT WINDS WILL
REMAIN LIGHT. A FEW STORMS COULD OCCUR OVER THE SACS WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON BUT WOULD BE ISOLATED IN COVERAGE. LOW LEVEL MOISTURE AND
COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL START TO REALLY MAKE A RETURN WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AS WINDS SHIFT AROUND TO THE EAST AND WILL REMAIN IN PLACE
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE EACH DAY
STARTING THURSDAY AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND WHEN SOME
LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN IS POSSIBLE.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-022100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
656 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....80-85.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....88-93.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....13-17 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....10-14 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (33800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....50-55.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....41-46 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....41-46 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....77-82.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....87-92.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....18-22 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....15-19 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000-8700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (50400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 53 TO 58. HIGHS 81 TO 86. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO 32%.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 53 TO 58. HIGHS 76 TO 81. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 41 TO 46%.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 52 TO 57. HIGHS 76 TO 81. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 36 TO 41%.

$$

NMZ111-022100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
656 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....94-98.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-14 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (42500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-66.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-97.
* MIN HUMIDITY........14-18 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9600-10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (57800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS NEAR 90. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 31 TO 36%.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S
TO LOWER 90S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 32 TO 37%.

$$

NMZ112-022100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
656 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....94-99.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 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........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500-9700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (42500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....65-69.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-97.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-21 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8900-10200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (61500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 65 TO 70. HIGHS 89 TO 94. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. HIGHS 85 TO 90.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 33 TO 38%.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 64 TO 69. HIGHS 82 TO 87. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 36 TO 41%.

$$

NMZ113-022100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
656 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....77-82.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....87-92.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....17-21 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....13-17 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (35700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....52-57.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....59-64.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....58-63 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....52-57 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....75-80.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....86-91.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....30-35 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....22-27 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8600-8700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (45200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 57 TO 62. HIGHS 79 TO 84. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 32 TO 37%.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 58 TO 63. HIGHS 74 TO 79. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 40 TO 45%.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 57 TO 62. HIGHS 72 TO 77. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 42 TO 47%.

$$

TXZ055-022100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
656 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....95-99.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........9-11 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (44000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....70-74.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....94-98.
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-21 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8800-10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (45500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 90S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 30 TO 35%.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S TO LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 35 TO
40%.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 70. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 34 TO 39%.

$$

TXZ056-022100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
656 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....95-100.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (49900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....68-72.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-97.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (67100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 70. HIGHS NEAR 90. EAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 35 TO 40%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 70. HIGHS 85 TO 90. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 40 TO 45%.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 70. HIGHS 83 TO 88. EAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 40 TO 45%.

$$

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