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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
626 AM MST FRI JAN 23 2015

.DISCUSSION...
THE UPPER LEVEL LOW HAS MOVED OFF TO THE EAST WITH GENERALLY CLEAR
SKIES EXPECTED THROUGH THE DAY. LOWLAND LOCATIONS THAT HAVE SNOW
COVER COULD EXPERIENCE SOME PATCHY FREEZING FOG FOR A FEW HOURS
AROUND SUNRISE THIS MORNING. DRY NORTHERLY FLOW WILL DOMINATE THROUGH
THE WEEKEND WITH TEMPERATURES INITIALLY SEVERAL DEGREES BELOW
NORMAL BUT MODERATING TO ABOVE NORMAL BY EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH
RIDGING ALOFT. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SOME WETTING
PRECIPITATION MONDAY AND TUESDAY OF NEXT WEEK AS WEAK PACIFIC
DISTURBANCES MOVE UP FROM THE SOUTHWEST. WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
RESULT IN PRECIP THAT WILL BE MOSTLY IN THE FORM OF RAIN. ANOTHER
STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE AREA LATE NEXT WEEK.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-231915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
626 AM MST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-42.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....42-47.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....28-33 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....31-36 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......33 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-3200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (18000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....19-23.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....20-25.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....73-78 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....81-86 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....43-47.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....48-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....26-31 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....23-28 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-3700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (48400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 23 TO 28. HIGHS 53 TO 58. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 24 TO 29%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 29 TO
34. HIGHS 53 TO 58. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 38 TO
43%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS 52 TO 57.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 47 TO 52%.

$$

NMZ111-231915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
626 AM MST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). PATCHY FREEZING
                      FOG UNTIL 0800.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-3200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (32700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-26.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........89-94 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-3400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (67500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH
23 TO 28%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 36 TO 41%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS NEAR 60. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 44 TO 49%.

$$

NMZ112-231915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
626 AM MST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). PATCHY FREEZING
                      FOG UNTIL 0800.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......36 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (29900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........89-94 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-3200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (26500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID TO UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 30 TO
35%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID TO UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 38 TO
43%.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS NEAR 60. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 44 TO 49%.

$$

NMZ113-231915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
626 AM MST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....31-35.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....33-37.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-47 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....49-54 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (20000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....18-22.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....15-20.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....69-74 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....84-89 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-42.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....42-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....35-39 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....41-46 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-2200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (12200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 41 TO
46%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS 52 TO 57. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 35 TO 40%.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS 52 TO 57. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 47 TO 52%.

$$

TXZ055-231915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
626 AM MST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT). PATCHY FREEZING
                      FOG UNTIL 0800.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (28200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-25.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........90-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-34 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-3200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (25300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS NEAR 60. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 24 TO 29%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 36 TO
41%.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 41 TO 46%.

$$

TXZ056-231915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
626 AM MST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-41.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (39400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-25.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (23000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS NEAR 60. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO 34%.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS NEAR
60. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 35 TO 40%.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 44 TO 49%.

$$

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