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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
646 AM MST THU NOV 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WESTERLY WINDS WILL BRING SEASONABLY WARM...DRY WEATHER TO
SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS TODAY AND FRIDAY. WINDS SPEEDS
WILL BE AROUND 5 TO 15 MPH TODAY AND FRIDAY WITH LOWEST AFTERNOON
HUMIDITY AROUND 15 TO 20 PERCENT. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL
THEN MOVE ACROSS THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT RESULTING IN ISOLATED
LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS ACROSS THE LOWLANDS WITH A FEW SNOW SHOWERS
OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS. WESTERLY WINDS WILL PRODUCE MORE DRY
WEATHER WITH NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES THIS COMING WEEKEND WITH
BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS ALSO EXPECTED.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-202215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
646 AM MST THU NOV 20 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....49-53.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....56-61.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....17-21 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....13-18 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (52300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....26-31.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....28-33.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....60-65 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......30 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....45-49.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....53-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....30-35 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....25-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (94800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 26 TO 31. HIGHS 52 TO 57. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 31 TO 36%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 28 TO 33. HIGHS 48 TO 53. WEST WINDS
AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 34 TO 39%.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 22 TO 27. HIGHS 44 TO 49. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.

$$

NMZ111-202215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
646 AM MST THU NOV 20 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-68.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-18 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PCT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (28600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-36.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (129000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 27 TO 32%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 30S. HIGHS NEAR 60. WEST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO 34%.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.

$$

NMZ112-202215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
646 AM MST THU NOV 20 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-21 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (7000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-36.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PCT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-25 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (49500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO
40. HIGHS NEAR 60. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH
24 TO 29%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS 56 TO
61. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.

$$

NMZ113-202215-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
646 AM MST THU NOV 20 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....48-52.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....52-56.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....12-17 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....10-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (30100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....28-33.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....25-30.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....47-52 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....52-57 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....47-52.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....52-57.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....27-32 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....24-28 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (59700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS 51 TO 56. WEST WINDS
AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO 34%.
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.
HIGHS 47 TO 52. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 23 TO 28. HIGHS 40 TO 45. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 24 TO 29%.

$$

TXZ055-202215-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
646 AM MST THU NOV 20 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-66.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-21 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (6700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-67.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (35800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO
32%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS NEAR 60. WEST WINDS
AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE 50S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.

$$

TXZ056-202215-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
646 AM MST THU NOV 20 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-22 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (22400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (44600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS 59 TO 64. WEST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. HIGHS
59 TO 64. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO 34%.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS 52 TO 57.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.

$$

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