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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
642 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...
DRIER AIR ALOFT WILL LIMIT THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE MOSTLY TO THE
WESTERN ZONES TODAY AND TUESDAY. MAIN THREAT WILL BE STRONG
DOWNBURST WINDS POTENTIALLY OF 45 TO 60 MPH. INCREASING MOISTURE
WEDNESDAY INTO THE WEEKEND AS UPPER RIDGE SHIFT EAST TO WESTERN
TEXAS. BEST THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE LIKELY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH
SOME HEAVY RAIN/MINOR FLOOD POTENTIAL. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN
SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH THE PERIOD.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-312100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
642 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
                      ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                      1200...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....72-77.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....83-88.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-47 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....30-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (91800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....46-50.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....54-59.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....93-98 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....84-89 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....73-78.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....84-89.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-41 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....28-33 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (86000 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-312100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
642 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (93600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-65.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-94.
* MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (126900 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-312100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
LNZ-
642 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-97.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (91800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-67.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-97.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-22 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (125800 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-312100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
642 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....73-78.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....84-89.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....32-37 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....26-31 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (109700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....49-54.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....57-62.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....75-80 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....63-68 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....75-80.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....85-90.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....32-37 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....25-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (152300 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-312100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
642 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-98.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-18 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 3 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (47400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....67-69.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-98.
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-21 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (89700 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-312100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
642 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-97.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (62700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-67.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-97.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-22 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (67800 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 90S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
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