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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
733 AM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A WAVE OF ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS MOVED THROUGH THE AREA LAST
NIGHT AND WILL BE FOLLOWED BY WESTERLY WINDS BRINGING WARM AND DRY
WEATHER ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS TODAY AND WEDNESDAY.
ANOTHER SLOW MOVING UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP
AND COMBINE WITH SURFACE COLD FRONTS TO PRODUCE COOLER WEATHER BEGINNING
THURSDAY WITH INCREASING CHANCES FOR LOWLAND RAIN AND MOUNTAIN
SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY THROUGH NEXT WEEKEND. MIN RH WILL RUN AROUND
30% TO 40% TUESDAY AFTERNOON DROPPING ABOUT 5% OVERALL ON WEDNESDAY.


&&

...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.



NMZ110-271945-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
733 AM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....51-56.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....59-64.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-41 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....33-38 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (32200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....31-36.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....34-39.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....68-73 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....70-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....53-58.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....61-66.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....34-39 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....31-36 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (36800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO
39. HIGHS 53 TO 58. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 50 TO
55%.
.FRIDAY...COLDER. SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 32 TO 37.
HIGHS 40 TO 45. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 73 TO
78%.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
NEAR 30. HIGHS 41 TO 46. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 70 TO 75%.

$$

NMZ111-271945-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
733 AM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-68.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........34-38 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (35700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-38.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-71.
* MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (34900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS NEAR
40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 49 TO 54%.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS
47 TO 52. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 79 TO 84%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 68 TO 73%.

$$

NMZ112-271945-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
733 AM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (19100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......27 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
* MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (43200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS NEAR 60. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 47 TO 52%.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH
73 TO 78%.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS 47 TO 52. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 68 TO 73%.

$$

NMZ113-271945-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
733 AM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....50-55.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....57-62.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-41 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....32-37 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (22500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....32-37.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....35-40.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....72-77 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....75-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......34 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....52-57.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....60-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....35-40 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....32-37 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-4400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (73900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S.
HIGHS 47 TO 52. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 60 TO
65%.
.FRIDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS 28 TO 33. HIGHS 35 TO 40. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 75 TO 80%.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
SHOWERS. LOWS 24 TO 29. HIGHS 36 TO 41. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 75 TO 80%.

$$

TXZ055-271945-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
733 AM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-69.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........31-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-3900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (10400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-44.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......26 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-72.
* MIN HUMIDITY........33-37 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (16900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 47 TO
52%.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 68 TO 73%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 68 TO 73%.

$$

TXZ056-271945-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
733 AM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-69.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (16600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-72.
* MIN HUMIDITY........31-35 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (33500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S.
HIGHS NEAR 60. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 49 TO
54%.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 34 TO 39.
HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 68 TO 73%.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 32 TO 37. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 68 TO 73%.

$$

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