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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
749 AM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...
WEST TO SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL BRING WARMER MOSTLY DRY WEATHER TO
SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING ISOLATED HIGH MOUNTAIN THUNDERSTORMS COULD OCCUR. THE
MAIN THREATS WITH THESE STORMS WILL BE DRY LIGHTING AND STRONG WIND
GUSTS. A SURGE OF MOIST EAST FLOW WEDNESDAY NIGHT/THURSDAY WILL
BRING A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TO THE EASTERN ZONES...WHILE ANOTHER
STRONGER SURGE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY WILL BRING A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS TO MOST OF THE FIRE ZONES. THESE WEEKEND STORMS COULD
BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND STRONG WI
&&

...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.



NMZ110-261900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
749 AM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....66-71.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....76-81.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....19-23 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....13-17 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (176500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....39-43.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....43-48.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....47-52 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....41-46 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....72-77.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....80-85.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....11-13 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....8-10 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15800 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (223900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 47. HIGHS 77 TO 82. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 49. HIGHS 80 TO 85. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 11 TO 16%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46 TO 51. HIGHS 82 TO 87.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.

$$

NMZ111-261900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
749 AM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-87.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (163000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-54.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-91.
* MIN HUMIDITY........6-8 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (235100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S TO
LOWER 90S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO 13%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS NEAR
90. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO 13%.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 90S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO
15%.

$$

NMZ112-261900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
749 AM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........11-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (164700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-57.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (207700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS 86 TO 91.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO 13%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS 89 TO
94. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 7 TO 12%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. HIGHS
89 TO 94. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.

$$

NMZ113-261900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
749 AM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....64-69.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....74-79.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....26-30 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (160100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-46.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....49-53.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....44-49 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....39-44 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....72-76.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....79-84.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....15-17 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....12-14 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 17200 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (235700 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 48 TO 53. HIGHS 74 TO 79. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 24 TO 29%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 49 TO 54. HIGHS 78 TO 83. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 48 TO 53. HIGHS 75 TO 80. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 38 TO 43%.

$$

TXZ055-261900-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
749 AM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-88.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........11-13 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (107400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-62.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........25-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-94.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (171600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 60. HIGHS NEAR 90. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO 13%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 90S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO
13%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
14 TO 19%.

$$

TXZ056-261900-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
749 AM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-87.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........12-14 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (155200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-58.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........27-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-93.
* MIN HUMIDITY........9-11 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 17200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (220100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S TO
LOWER 90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS NEAR 90.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 60. HIGHS NEAR 90. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.

$$

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