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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
701 AM MDT THU JUL 21 2016

.DISCUSSION...
DRIER AIR ALOFT WILL WORK IN FROM THE EAST TODAY, REDUCING
AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE AND CONFINING IT MAINLY TO AREAS
WEST OF THE RIO GRANDE AND OVER THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS. AT THE
SURFACE, LIGHT SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE. THIS OVERALL
THEME WILL REPEAT ITSELF TOMORROW AND SATURDAY, WITH MOISTURE AND
THUNDERSTORMS INCREASING AGAIN ON SUNDAY AND FOR MOST OF NEXT
WEEK. THROUGH THE WEEKEND, MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL DROP INTO THE
MID-TEENS OVER THE LOWLANDS EAST OF THE DIVIDE, WITH MID-20S IN
THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-212030-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
701 AM MDT THU JUL 21 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
                      SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....80-85.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....88-93.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....27-32 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....21-26 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13900 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (133300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....52-56.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....58-63.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....69-74 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....63-68 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....81-86.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....90-95.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....18-23 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 5 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14300 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (70700 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-212030-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
701 AM MDT THU JUL 21 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-101.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (143300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....68-72.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....97-101.
* MIN HUMIDITY........14-16 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (113200 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 100. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-212030-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
701 AM MDT THU JUL 21 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
                      ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                      1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....95-100.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (128900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-101.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-17 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (92500 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 100. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-212030-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
701 AM MDT THU JUL 21 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN
                      SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....76-81.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....87-92.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....30-35 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....21-26 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (102800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....51-56.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....59-64.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....67-72 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....57-62 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......42 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....79-84.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....89-94.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....25-30 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....18-23 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12600 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (87000 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-212030-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
701 AM MDT THU JUL 21 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....97-101.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-19 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (129100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....72-76.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-44 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 100.
* MIN HUMIDITY........14-16 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (93700 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS AROUND 102.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS AROUND 101. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS AROUND 100. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-212030-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
701 AM MDT THU JUL 21 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....95-99.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (138500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....68-72.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-100.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-17 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (92500 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND
100. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

25-HARDIMAN

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