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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
701 AM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WIDESPREAD LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL WHICH BEGAN AFTER
MIDNIGHT...WILL CONTINUE TODAY OVER SOUTHERN NM AND FAR WEST TX.
ADDITIONAL RAIN BANDS ROTATING AROUND THE NORTHEAST SIDE OF HURRICANE
ODILE...ARE THE CAUSE. THE WET WEATHER WILL CONTINUE FOR MUCH OF
THIS WEEK...AS ODILE RECURVES ITS MOVEMENT NORTHWARD OVER ARIZONA...THEN
HEADS NORTHEAST INTO WESTERN NM BY THURSDAY EVENING. AN ADDITIONAL
2-3 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE IN SOME AREAS BY 5 PM TODAY
ALONE. THE FORECAST THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING CALLS FOR UP TO 7
INCHES OF TOTAL RAINFALL THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-161830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
701 AM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....63-68.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....70-75.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....59-64 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (68200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....52-54.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....54-59.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....91-96 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....93-97 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....60-65.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....71-76.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....70-75 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....58-63 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (34800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 52 TO 57.
HIGHS 69 TO 74. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 59 TO 64%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 54 TO 59. HIGHS 71 TO 76. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 55 TO 60%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 52 TO 57. HIGHS 73 TO 78. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 49 TO 54%.

$$

NMZ111-161830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
701 AM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-79.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (103400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-65.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-81.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (73100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 60S. HIGHS NEAR 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 53 TO 58%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 49 TO 54%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 46 TO 51%.

$$

NMZ112-161830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
701 AM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (95700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-65.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........86-91 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (69600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 60S. HIGHS 77 TO 82. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 47 TO 52%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS 78 TO 83. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 49 TO 54%.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS 79 TO 84. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 44 TO 49%.

$$

NMZ113-161830-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
701 AM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). SCATTERED SHOWERS
                      AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....60-65.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....68-73.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....71-76 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....60-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4 UNTIL 1200...THEN 5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4300-5900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (44200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....51-55.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-59.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....92-96 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....92-97 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....59-64.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....69-74.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....80-85 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....63-68 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (37800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 53 TO 58.
HIGHS 69 TO 74. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 73 TO
78%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 56 TO 61. HIGHS 71 TO 76. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 58 TO 63%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 72 TO 77. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 54 TO 59%.

$$

TXZ055-161830-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
701 AM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1200...THEN NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-79.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4 UNTIL 1200...THEN 5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (107000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....65-67.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........82-87 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-81.
* MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (65100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 60S. HIGHS NEAR 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 58 TO 63%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 55 TO 60%.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. HIGHS 82 TO 87. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 51 TO 56%.

$$

TXZ056-161830-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
701 AM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (100300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). SCATTERED SHOWERS
                      AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-65.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........90-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
* MIN HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (65300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 60S. HIGHS 76 TO 81. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 69 TO 74%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS 78 TO 83. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 67 TO 72%.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS 79 TO 84.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 62 TO 67%.

$$

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