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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
709 AM MDT FRI JUL 1 2016

.DISCUSSION...
RIDGE IS BREAKING DOWN AND SHIFTING EAST AS AN UPPER TROUGH MOVES
TOWARD THE REGION. THIS WILL SHIFT DEEP MOISTURE BACK OVER
SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO AND FAR WEST TEXAS. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT. GOOD
MOISTURE WILL BE IN PLACE AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE THE MAIN
THREAT. THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL START TO DECREASE SATURDAY AND
CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS RIDGE BECOMES REESTABLISHED WITH
MAINLY MOUNTAIN THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED. BESIDES SOME BELOW NORMAL
TEMPERATURES FRIDAY...EXPECT TEMPERATURES TO BE AT OR ABOVE NORMAL
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE PERIOD WITH AN INCREASE IN MOISTURE
TOWARD THE MIDDLE OF NEXT 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.




NMZ110-012130-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
709 AM MDT FRI JUL 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....68-73.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....76-81.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....53-58 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....46-51 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000-8900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (154100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....51-55.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....55-60.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....92-97 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....91-96 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....74-79.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....82-87.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-45 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....34-39 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (149000 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-012130-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
709 AM MDT FRI JUL 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-86.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (160500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-67.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........86-91 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-92.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-34 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (150100 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 90S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-012130-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
709 AM MDT FRI JUL 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      0900...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
                      SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (184000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....65-69.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-29 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (151200 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-012130-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
709 AM MDT FRI JUL 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
                      SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....70-75.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....78-83.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....43-48 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....33-38 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (164600 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....50-55.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....58-63.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....90-95 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....82-87 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
* LAL.................5.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....74-79.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....83-88.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-43 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....29-34 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (162300 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-012130-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
709 AM MDT FRI JUL 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1100...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
                      SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-92.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........32-34 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (123400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....70-74.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-96.
* MIN HUMIDITY........26-28 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (138100 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS
AROUND 100. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS AROUND 100. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-012130-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
709 AM MDT FRI JUL 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1700...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
                      ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (120200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....65-69.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........81-86 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-95.
* MIN HUMIDITY........28-32 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (138900 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
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