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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
657 AM MDT SUN SEP 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW STALLED OUT OVER NEVADA WILL REMAIN IN
PLACE TODAY...THEN MOVE NORTHEAST INTO THE CENTRAL ROCKIES TONIGHT
AND MONDAY. THAT LOW WILL SLOWLY DRAG AN ASSOCIATED UPPER LEVEL
TROUGH OVER OUR AREA TONIGHT AND MONDAY. THIS SYSTEM MAY TRIGGER
STRONG AND POSSIBLY SEVERE STORMS ACROSS THE GILA REGION THIS
AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. THE THREAT OF STRONG STORMS WILL SHIFT
EAST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE MONDAY AS THAT UPPER LEVEL TROUGH
MOVES INTO EASTERN NEW MEXICO AND FAR WEST TEXAS. WINDS BEHIND
THIS SYSTEM WILL PICK UP FROM THE WEST...BRINGING DRY WEATHER
WITH TEMPERATURES NEAR OR A LITTLE ABOVE NORMAL TUESDAY THROUGH
THE END OF THE WEEK. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 30 PERCENT
THIS AFTERNOON AND MONDAY...THEN FALLING BACK TO THE TEENS AND
20S TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-281845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
657 AM MDT SUN SEP 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....64-69.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....71-76.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....55-60 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....49-54 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 TIL 1200...THEN 5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (139700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....45-49.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....50-55.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....85-90 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....83-88 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....65-70.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....73-78.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....32-37 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....31-36 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (192700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
43 TO 48. HIGHS 71 TO 76. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH
18 TO 23%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 47. HIGHS 72 TO 77. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 43 TO 48. HIGHS 72 TO 77. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.

$$

NMZ111-281845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
657 AM MDT SUN SEP 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
                      SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-83.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (181200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........81-86 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTH
                      AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). WIDELY SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-85.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (177800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO
23%.

$$

NMZ112-281845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
657 AM MDT SUN SEP 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). WIDELY SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (122000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). WIDELY SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-62.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........82-87 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (168500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
56 TO 61. HIGHS 79 TO 84. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 18 TO 23%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 53 TO 58. HIGHS 79 TO 84. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 50S. HIGHS 78 TO 83. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.

$$

NMZ113-281845-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
657 AM MDT SUN SEP 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....63-68.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....70-74.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....62-67 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....54-59 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5700-7400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (81700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-52.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....53-57.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....85-90 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....82-86 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....64-69.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....73-78.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....61-66 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....49-54 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (157000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
49 TO 54. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 25 TO 30%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 49 TO 54. HIGHS 70 TO 75. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 26 TO 31%.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 49 TO 54. HIGHS 69 TO 74. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.

$$

TXZ055-281845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
657 AM MDT SUN SEP 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). WIDELY SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-86.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........36-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (88000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). WIDELY SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-66.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-88.
* MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (147700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 26 TO 31%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE 80S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 60. HIGHS IN THE 80S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.

$$

TXZ056-281845-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
657 AM MDT SUN SEP 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-84.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (64100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). WIDELY SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-63.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........82-87 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
* MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (111400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS 82 TO 87. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 60. HIGHS 81 TO 86. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 60. HIGHS 81 TO 86. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.

$$

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