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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
716 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
DRY AND SEASONABLY WARM TODAY WITH LIGHT WINDS AS WEAK HIGH
PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE AREA. MINIMUM HUMIDTY IN THE SINGLE
DIGITS TO LOW TEENS. DRY AND VERY WARM FRIDAY...WINDS TURNING
TO THE SOUTHWEST AND BECOMING BREEZY WEST OF THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE BUT REMAINING BELOW CRITICAL LEVELS. VERY WINDY SATURDAY
WITH AREAS OF BLOWING DUST AS ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL LOW MOVES
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES. STRONG WINDS WITH LOW HUMIDITY AND
VERY DRY FUELS WILL LIKELY CAUSE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
SATURDAY. BREEZY TO WINDY SUNDAY WITH AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES BELOW
NORMAL. CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS LOWER
ELEVATIONS SUNDAY. STILL BREEZY MONDAY BUT WINDS WILL PROBABLY
REMAIN BELOW CRITICAL THRESHOLDS...THEN LIGHTER WINDS TUESDAY.
TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB BACK TO NEAR OR ABOVE NORMAL MONDAY AND
TUESDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE GILA REGION
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...OTHERWISE NO RAIN IN SIGHT.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-241900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
716 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....59-64.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....68-73.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....13-15 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....10-12 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (192900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....37-42.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....40-45.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....25-30 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....27-32 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING WEST
                      AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....66-71.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....75-80.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....10-12 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....9-11 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (348300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 46 TO 51. HIGHS 72 TO 77.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.
.SUNDAY...COOLER...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS 59 TO 64. WEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS 62 TO 67.
WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.

$$

NMZ111-241900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
716 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-78.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-11 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (172500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-51.
*    24 HR TREND......NO CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-86.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (371600 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LOWS IN THE 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH. MINIMUM RH 11 TO 16%.
.SUNDAY...NOT AS WARM. WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING
DUST IN THE AFTERNOON. LOWS 45 TO 50. HIGHS NEAR 70. WEST WINDS
AROUND 30 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS IN THE 70S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 10 TO 15%.

$$

NMZ112-241900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
716 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (103400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......NO CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 22 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 21 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (370200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH. MINIMUM RH 9 TO 14%.
.SUNDAY...NOT AS WARM. WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING
DUST IN THE AFTERNOON. LOWS 47 TO 52. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS 74 TO 79.
WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.

$$

NMZ113-241900-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
716 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....58-63.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....68-73.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....11-13 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....8-10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (178500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....39-44.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....43-48.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....20-25 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....22-27 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......NO CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 23 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....64-69.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....74-79.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....10-12 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....8-10 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13300 FT AGL IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (352900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 48 TO 53. HIGHS 74 TO 79.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 35 MPH. MINIMUM RH 11 TO 16%.
.SUNDAY...COOLER...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 45. HIGHS
61 TO 66. WEST WINDS AROUND 35 MPH. MINIMUM RH 15 TO 20%.
.MONDAY...WINDY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40 TO 45. HIGHS 64 TO 69.
WEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.

$$

TXZ055-241900-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
716 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-81.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (67500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
*    24 HR TREND......NO CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........18-22 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-88.
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-13 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (333200 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO 13%.
.SUNDAY...NOT AS WARM. WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING
DUST IN THE AFTERNOON. LOWS IN THE 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S.
HIGHS NEAR 80. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.

$$

TXZ056-241900-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
716 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (88000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
* MIN HUMIDITY........7-9 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 17 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (283800 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LOWS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH. MINIMUM RH 8 TO 13%.
.SUNDAY...NOT AS WARM. WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING
DUST IN THE AFTERNOON. LOWS 47 TO 52. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48 TO 53. HIGHS 76 TO 81.
WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.

$$

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