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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
647 AM MDT WED SEP 28 2016

.DISCUSSION...
TROPICAL MOISTURE FROM ROSLYN WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE SOME
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE FIRE ZONES. FOR TODAY AND
TOMORROW, THE BEST CHANCES WILL BE WEST OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY,
WHILE ON FRIDAY, THE ACTION WILL LIKELY SHIFT TO EAST OF THE
VALLEY. MIN RH`S WILL BE MOSTLY IN THE 30S LOWLANDS AND 40S
MOUNTAINS.

LARGE PACIFIC TROUGH WILL BRING AN EXTENDED DRY AND MILD PERIOD TO
THE AREA BEGINNING SATURDAY AND LASTING INTO MUCH OF NEXT WEEK.
TEMPERATURES WILL MODERATE BACK TO NORMAL. SOME GUSTY WIND IS
POSSIBLE MONDAY AND TUESDAY, THOUGH MOISTURE FROM THE RECENT PAST
SHOULD KEEP FIRE CONDITIONS BELOW CRITICAL. MIN RH`S WILL FALL TO
THE 20S LOWLANDS AND 30S 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.




NMZ110-282100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
647 AM MDT WED SEP 28 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....67-72.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....73-78.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-45 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....37-42 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (122100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....44-48.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....49-54.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....95-100 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....90-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....62-67.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....69-74.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....58-63 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....47-52 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000-7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (97000 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ111-282100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
647 AM MDT WED SEP 28 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........36-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (122100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-59.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........94-99 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-80.
* MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5200-6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (117600 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ112-282100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
647 AM MDT WED SEP 28 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-82.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (47500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-60.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........81-86 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
* MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (88600 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ113-282100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
647 AM MDT WED SEP 28 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....67-72.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....74-79.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-43 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....29-34 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..EAST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (55800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-47.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....49-54.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....87-92 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....79-84 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....60-65.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....68-73.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-47 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....36-41 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-7200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (88300 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ055-282100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
647 AM MDT WED SEP 28 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-82.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........34-38 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (48000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-62.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-81.
* MIN HUMIDITY........33-37 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (115700 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TXZ056-282100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
647 AM MDT WED SEP 28 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-81.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........36-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 6 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (50200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-60.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........84-89 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-77.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-39 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHEAST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (118100 KNOT-FT).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
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