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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
643 AM MDT MON APR 14 2014

.DISCUSSION...
DRY AND ACTIVE UPPER LEVEL PATTERN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MOST OF
THIS WEEK...WITH PERIODS OF BREEZY TO WINDY WEATHER EXPECTED FOR
SOUTHERN NM AND W TX. HIGHS TODAY WILL RUN 9-15 DEGREES BELOW
NORMAL...ESPECIALLY EASTERN PORTION. THIS WILL RAISE MIN RH
ROUGHLY 3 TO 8%...WITH HIGHEST INCREASES EAST OF THE RIO GRANDE.
NEXT TROUGH APPROACHES THE REGION MIDWEEK...WITH A RETURN TO
WINDY CONDITIONS WEDNESDAY. WITH THE ENVIRONMENT SUSTAINING HIGH
OR GREATER FIRE DANGERS...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MAY BE NEEDED FOR
THAT TIME.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-142100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
643 AM MDT MON APR 14 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....53-57.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....60-65.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....11-15 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....11-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (90200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....26-30.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....29-34.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-43 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....40-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....57-62.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....64-69.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....11-15 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....10-14 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (174900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35 TO 40. HIGHS 66 TO 71.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO 14%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS 64 TO 69.
WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS 61 TO 66. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.

$$

NMZ111-142100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
643 AM MDT MON APR 14 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........11-13 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (80600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
* MIN HUMIDITY........9-11 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (121900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY BLOWING DUST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LOWS 42 TO 47. HIGHS NEAR 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 7 TO 12%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY BLOWING DUST IN THE
EVENING. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS 75 TO 80. WEST WINDS
AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 11 TO 16%.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 44 TO 49. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.

$$

NMZ112-142100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
643 AM MDT MON APR 14 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
*    24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........14-18 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7200-9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (125300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-12 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (103300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY BLOWING DUST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS 75 TO 80.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 7 TO 12%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY BLOWING DUST IN THE
EVENING. LOWS 45 TO 50. HIGHS 70 TO 75. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 41 TO 46. HIGHS 68 TO 73. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.

$$

NMZ113-142100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
643 AM MDT MON APR 14 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SPRINKLES AND FLURRIES UNTIL 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....44-49.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....47-52.
*    24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400-8100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (110600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....22-27.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....24-29.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....56-61 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                      CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....52-57.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....61-66.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....16-21 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....13-15 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (146700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS 66 TO
71. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO 14%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35 TO 40. HIGHS 59 TO 64.
WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 29 TO 34. HIGHS 60 TO 65. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.

$$

TXZ055-142100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
643 AM MDT MON APR 14 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-68.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........13-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 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.......5400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (65800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-39.
*    24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-73.
* MIN HUMIDITY........9-11 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (97900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY BLOWING DUST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LOWS 47 TO 52. HIGHS NEAR 80. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 6 TO 11%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY BLOWING DUST IN THE
EVENING. LOWS 51 TO 56. HIGHS NEAR 80. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH
19 TO 24%.

$$

TXZ056-142100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
643 AM MDT MON APR 14 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
*    24 HR TREND......19 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-19 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (80900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (104800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY BLOWING DUST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS 78 TO 83.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 6 TO 11%.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY BLOWING DUST IN THE
EVENING. LOWS 44 TO 49. HIGHS 74 TO 79. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 43. HIGHS 69 TO 74. EAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 26 TO 31%.

$$

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