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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
719 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.DISCUSSION...
ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN WILL CONTINUE FOR THE AREA..WITH STRONG
WINDS IN THE FORECAST SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...AND CHANCES
FOR THUNDER MOVING BACK INTO THE PICTURE STARTING SUNDAY. SNOW MAY
MIX WITH THE RAIN ABOVE 8000 FT IN SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS LATER
MONDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL SHIFT WINDS TO THE NORTHEAST LATER
SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH MUCH STRONGER NORTHEAST WINDS DEVELOPING
BEGINNING SUNDAY. MEANWHILE...UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE WILL
DEVELOP SOUTHWEST OF US IN MEXICO SUNDAY. THIS WILL DRAW
ADDITIONAL MONSOON MOISTURE OUR WAY FROM THE SOUTH STARTING SUNDAY
NIGHT.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-241915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
719 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....63-68.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....70-75.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....16-21 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....17-21 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (90700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....35-40.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....41-46.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....61-66 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....58-63.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....64-69.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-34 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....25-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (207800 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-241915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
719 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-83.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (121500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-53.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-75.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (234600 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-241915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
719 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........14-19 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (121200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-56.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (180400 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-241915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
719 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....63-68.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....70-75.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....18-23 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (103800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....39-44.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....46-51.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....60-65 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....49-54 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....55-60.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....59-64.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....35-40 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....37-42 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200...THEN 5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000-5600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (116700 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-241915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
719 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-86.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-22 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (110000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-75.
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-23 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH
                      INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6300-8100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (126200 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...COOLER...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND
25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-241915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
719 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-26 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (121500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....57-61.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-74.
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4600-5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (95800 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

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