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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
728 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

..DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LOW WILL OVER SOUTHWEST ARIZONA WILL SPREAD CLOUDS OVER
THE FIRE ZONES TODAY. THE LOW WILL TRACK ACROSS NORTHERN MEXICO
TONIGHT GIVING MOST OF THE ZONES A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL SHOULD REMAIN ABOVE 7500 FT SO ONLY THE HIGHEST PEAKS OF
THE MOUNTAINS WOULD SEE ANY SNOW. NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL THEN
DOMINATE THE PATTERN INTO MID PORTION OF NEXT WEEK...KEEPING THE
F0RECAST AREA DRY. WINDS WILL BECOME GUSTY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY WITH
TEMPERATURES REMAINING NEAR NORMAL. COOLER AIR WILL MOVE IN FOR
MONDAY AND TUESDAY. MIN RH`S FOR THE LOWLANDS WILL RANGE FROM
17=22% THROUGH THE WEEKEND...AND 20-30% FOR THE MOUNTAINS.

&&

...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.


NMZ110-212000-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
728 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....47-51.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....57-62.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....21-26 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....17-21 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (91700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                      RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW POSSIBLE ABOVE 7500 FT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....28-33.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....31-36.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....51-56 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....47-52 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....49-53.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....56-61.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....21-25 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....20-22 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (97800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 28 TO 33. HIGHS 52 TO 57. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 21 TO 26. HIGHS 43 TO 48. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 19 TO 24. HIGHS 45 TO 50. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.

$$

NMZ111-212000-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
728 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-66.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-18 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (121000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-38.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-23 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (108900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO
24%.

$$

NMZ112-212000-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
728 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-19 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (74100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                      RAIN SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-22 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (143300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS 60 TO
65. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.MONDAY...COOLER...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S. HIGHS
49 TO 54. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS NEAR 50.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.

$$

NMZ113-212000-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
728 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....49-54.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....19-23 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....18-22 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (84700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-33.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....34-39.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....44-49 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....42-47 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....49-53.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....54-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....24-28 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....24-26 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (144100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 30S. HIGHS 51 TO 56.
WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.
.MONDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S.
HIGHS 38 TO 43. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 29 TO
34%.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS 40 TO 45.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.

$$

TXZ055-212000-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
728 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-68.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (35400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                      RAIN SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-23 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (138300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.
.MONDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO 27%.

$$

TXZ056-212000-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
728 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-68.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-21 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (70400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                      RAIN SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-43.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-26 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (160500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.
.MONDAY...COOLER...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS
51 TO 56. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S. HIGHS NEAR
50. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.

$$

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