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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
808 AM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...
MOIST UNSTABLE AIR WILL CONTINUE AREA WIDE TODAY AS AN AREA OF
WEAK LOW PRESSURE COVERS THE AREA. THE REGION WILL CONTINUE TO
SEE SOME SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND TONIGHT WITH LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINS POSSIBLE. HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BECOME MORE
DOMINANT TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY WITH HOTTER (ABOVE NORMAL TEMPS)
WEATHER ALONG WITH A DRYING TREND AND ONLY THUNDERSTORMS CONFINED
TO THE HIGHEST TERRAIN. THUNDERSTORM MAY INCREASE AGAIN NEXT
WEEKEND AS MOIST UNSTABLE AIR FLOWS BACK INTO THE REGION.



&&

...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.




NMZ110-031900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
808 AM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....73-78.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....83-88.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-47 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....33-38 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (86700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                      NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....52-56.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....58-63.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....71-76 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....66-71 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......35 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....79-84.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....89-94.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....28-33 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....22-27 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9800 FT AGL IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (90000 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-031900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
808 AM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-94.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (70000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....65-67.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-100.
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-22 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11100 FT AGL IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (80000 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 90S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 90S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-031900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
LNZ-
808 AM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-28 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (67900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....65-69.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-101.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-20 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9900 FT AGL IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (70900 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 100. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-031900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
808 AM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....74-79.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....83-88.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-44 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....33-38 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (67900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....55-59.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....59-63.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....73-78 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....71-76 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....79-84.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....88-93.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-33 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....23-28 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9900 FT AGL IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (68900 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-031900-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
808 AM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN
                      SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....94-98.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-26 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (36600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....70-72.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....98-102.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-20 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (70000 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND
101. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 90S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS AROUND 100.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-031900-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
808 AM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN
                      SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-97.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (59400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-101.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......600D (60000 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 90S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
90S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

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