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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
638 AM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL MOVE ACROSS WEST TEXAS
AND SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO AND BRING INCREASING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA TODAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.
THUS WIDESPREAD WETTING RAINS AND COOLER...BELOW NORMAL
TEMPERATURES FORECAST FOR SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY WHICH SHOULD
REDUCE THE FIRE DANGER. BY THURSDAY DRIER WEATHER WILL RETURN TO
THE BORDERLAND WITH TEMPERATURES WARMING TO NEAR NORMAL.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-182000-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
638 AM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....63-68.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....71-76.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....34-39 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....32-37 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7100-7600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (87500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....41-45.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....45-50.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....85-90 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....84-89 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......50 PCT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....60-64.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....67-72.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....45-50 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....42-47 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-6900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (110400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 42 TO 47. HIGHS 64 TO 69. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 43 TO 48%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 44 TO 49. HIGHS 63 TO 68. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 48 TO 53%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 43 TO 48. HIGHS 64 TO 69. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 48 TO 53%.

$$

NMZ111-182000-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
638 AM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (85400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-55.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PCT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-79.
* MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (119100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 40 TO 45%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 44 TO 49%.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 44 TO 49%.

$$

NMZ112-182000-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
638 AM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (54600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........86-91 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......31 PCT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-76.
* MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (79700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 49 TO 54. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 38 TO 43%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS NEAR 70. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 44 TO 49%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 44 TO 49%.

$$

NMZ113-182000-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
638 AM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....57-62.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....63-68.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....57-62 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....53-58 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......31 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (52100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....36-40.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....42-47.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....94-99 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....94-99 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PCT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....59-64.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....65-70.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....57-62 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....52-57 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (81500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 43 TO 48. HIGHS 62 TO 67. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 50 TO 55%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 44 TO 49. HIGHS 60 TO 65. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 58 TO 63%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 44 TO 49. HIGHS 60 TO 65. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 58 TO 63%.

$$

TXZ055-182000-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
638 AM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-83.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (55800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-59.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........71-76 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PCT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-79.
* MIN HUMIDITY........33-37 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (93200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 48 TO 53%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 51 TO 56%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 51 TO 56%.

$$

TXZ056-182000-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
638 AM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (66700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......30 PCT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-77.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-3600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (86300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 55 TO 60%.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS NEAR 70. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 63 TO 68%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 63 TO 68%.

$$

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