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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
718 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.DISCUSSION...
OVERNIGHT EASTERLY PUSH HAS BROUGHT BREEZE EAST TO SOUTHEAST
WINDS TO MUCH OF THE AREA...ALONG WITH A BOOST IN DEWPOINTS.
WINDS WILL REMAIN BREEZY THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY IN SW
NEW MEXICO. A WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MAY BRING A SPOTTY
SHOWER TO THUNDERSTORM TO THE THE AREA TONIGHT. WINDS WILL BE
LIGHTER ON SATURDAY...BUT WILL PICK UP AGAIN ON SUNDAY. WITH LOW
LEVEL MOISTURE ALREADY IN PLACE...ADDITIONAL UPPER LEVEL MOISTURE
ON SUNDAY...AND A STRONG TROUGH APPROACHING FROM THE WEST WILL
BRING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE AREA SUNDAY...
LINGERING INTO MONDAY OVER PARTS OF FAR WEST TEXAS.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-311915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
718 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....AROUND 60.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....63-68.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-43 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....37-42 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (109800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-41.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....40-45.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....82-87 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....79-84 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....58-62.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....68-73.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-47 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....34-39 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (193700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40 TO 45. HIGHS 67 TO 72. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 38 TO 43. HIGHS 63 TO 68. WEST WINDS AROUND
25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.
.TUESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 32 TO 37. HIGHS 51 TO 56. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 26 TO 31%.

$$

NMZ111-311915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
718 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-73.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (103700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-50.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-79.
* MIN HUMIDITY........28-32 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (198200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 26 TO 31%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.

$$

NMZ112-311915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
718 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-72.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-34 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (103500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-34 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (81500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 51 TO 56. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 30 TO 35%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 48 TO 53. HIGHS 69 TO 74. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 41 TO 46. HIGHS 60 TO 65. NORTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 24 TO 29%.

$$

NMZ113-311915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
718 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....55-59.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....62-67.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-42 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....31-36 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (68000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-41.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....45-50.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....81-86 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....63-68 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......29 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....57-61.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....64-69.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....47-52 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....39-44 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (141700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 46 TO 51. HIGHS 66 TO 71. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 32 TO 37%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 42 TO 47. HIGHS 62 TO 67. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.
.TUESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 35 TO 40. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.

$$

TXZ055-311915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
718 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-74.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........33-37 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (115900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-54.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........67-72 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-80.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-32 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (56600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS NEAR
80. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO 34%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 26 TO 31%.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 24 TO 29%.

$$

TXZ056-311915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
718 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-73.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........33-37 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (108600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........67-72 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-77.
* MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-4400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (67600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 31 TO 36%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 38 TO 43%.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 32 TO 37%.

$$

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