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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
636 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
WESTERLY WINDS WILL BRING ONE MORE DAY OF WARM DRY WEATHER TO
SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS TODAY. TEMPERATURES WILL BE
AROUND 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL TODAY WITH LOWEST HUMIDITY AROUND
30 TO 40 PERCENT AND WIND SPEEDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH.
THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY COLDER AIR WILL FLOW INTO THE BORDERLAND
BEHIND A COLD FRONT WHILE AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES
SLOWLY INTO THE REGION. THIS WEATHER PATTERN WILL BRING COOLER
CONDITIONS ALONG WITH WIDESPREAD LOWLAND RAIN SHOWERS ALONG WITH
POSSIBLE HEAVY SNOWS OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS
WILL BE GREATER THAN AN INCH OVER A FEW AREAS WITH UP TO A FOOT
OF SNOW POSSIBLE OVER A FEW LOCATIONS ABOVE 7500 FEET. EARLY NEXT
WEEK MILDER DRIER WEATHER IS EXPECTED AS THE STORM MOVES SOUTH AND
EAST OF THE AREA.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-281915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
636 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....54-59.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....62-67.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-34 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....26-31 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......0 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (37200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....31-35.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....34-39.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....66-71 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....68-73 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....46-50.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....53-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....44-49 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....41-46 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (66400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...COLDER. SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 30S. HIGHS 41 TO 46. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 70 TO 75%.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS 42 TO 47. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 73 TO 78%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS. LOWS
27 TO 32. HIGHS 42 TO 47. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH
55 TO 60%.

$$

NMZ111-281915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
636 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-72.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......0 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (25500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-62.
* MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (107100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...COOLER. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS 46 TO 51.
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 71 TO 76%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 71 TO 76%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS NEAR 50. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 56 TO 61%.

$$

NMZ112-281915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
636 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......0 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (31300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-41.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........69-74 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-59.
* MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (73200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...COOLER. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 68 TO 73%.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS 48 TO 53. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 68 TO 73%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
NEAR 30. HIGHS 45 TO 50. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
56 TO 61%.

$$

NMZ113-281915-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
636 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....53-58.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....61-66.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-33 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....26-31 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......0 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (54600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....32-36.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....35-39.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....62-67 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....66-71 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-46.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....46-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....49-53 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....49-54 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (44700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...COLDER. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 30 TO 35.
HIGHS 35 TO 40. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 69 TO 74%.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
26 TO 31. HIGHS 37 TO 42. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
82 TO 87%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS 34 TO 39. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 66 TO 71%.

$$

TXZ055-281915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
636 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-73.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........28-32 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (34800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-43.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
* MIN HUMIDITY........42-46 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (91300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...COOLER...BREEZY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 68 TO 73%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 66 TO 71%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 56 TO 61%.

$$

TXZ056-281915-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
636 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-73.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........27-31 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......0 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (60300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-43.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-60.
* MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (86500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...COOLER. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 36 TO 41.
HIGHS 45 TO 50. EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 68 TO 73%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 32 TO 37.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 66 TO 71%.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 30 TO 35. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 60 TO 65%.

$$

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