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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
657 AM MDT WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
A STRENGTHENING OF THE SOUTHWEST FLOW BY AN APPROACHING UPPER
LEVEL SYSTEM WILL RESULT IN WINDY CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON THAT
ALONG WITH EXPECTED LOW HUMIDITY VALUES WILL SET UP RED FLAG FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS MID DAY INTO THE EVENING HOURS. TEMPERATURES
WILL BE A FEW DEGREES COOLER AND WIND SPEEDS SLIGHTLY LOWER FOR
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON THURSDAY. FRIDAY AND THE
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND WILL BE DRY WITH LOWER WIND SPEEDS. MOISTURE
MAY RISE SLIGHTLY OVER AREAS EAST OF THE RIO GRANDE BUT SHOULD NOT
RESULT IN ANY CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION. A PATTERN CHANGE NEXT WEEK
WILL BRING MORE MOISTURE TO THE REGION WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY MID 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.




NMZ110-252100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
657 AM MDT WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....65-70.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....75-80.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....10-12 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....8-10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (336100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....34-38.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....38-43.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....41-46 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....37-42 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING WEST
                      AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                      CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....57-62.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....67-72.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....14-18 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....10-14 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14100 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (297200 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-252100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
657 AM MDT WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT). AREAS OF BLOWING DUST
                      AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-87.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........6-8 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH
                      INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 28 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (386700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-52.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH
                      BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 37 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-80.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (264600 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-252100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
657 AM MDT WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT). AREAS OF BLOWING DUST
                      AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........6-8 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH
                      INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (415900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 33 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (358200 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-252100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
657 AM MDT WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....68-73.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....75-80.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....8-12 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....6-8 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING
                      TO SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (348800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-45.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....48-53.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-34 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....27-32 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH
                      DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 37 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....60-65.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....70-75.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....10-14 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....7-9 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 35 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (398200 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-252100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
657 AM MDT WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT). AREAS OF BLOWING DUST
                      AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-92.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........6-8 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 25 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (454500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-64.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........21-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-85.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-12 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (285900 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-252100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
657 AM MDT WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). AREAS OF
                      BLOWING DUST AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 18600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (495100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING WEST
                      AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
* MIN HUMIDITY........6-8 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (315200 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
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