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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
720 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014


.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN NEW MEXICO
TODAY...BRINGING STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS TO THE REGION.
EXPOSED RIDGES AND EAST-FACING SLOPES WILL SEE WIND GUSTS
APPROACHING 50 MPH. MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL BE IN THE 15 TO 20
PERCENT RANGE...SHY OF RED FLAG CRITERIA. A COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED
WITH THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING MUCH COOLER AND VERY DRY CONDITIONS TO
THE AREA FOR THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEK. TEMPS WILL RUN ABOUT 10
DEGREES BELOW NORMAL MONDAY AND TUESDAY...AND DEWPOINTS WILL DROP
INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS...YIELDING MIN RH VALUES AROUND 10 PERCENT.
ALSO EXPECT SOME FRIGID NIGHTS AHEAD. TEMPERATURES WILL MODERATE
BACK TO NEAR NORMAL BY THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-231930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
720 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....41-46.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....54-59.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....25-30 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 40 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (188100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....14-19.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....22-27.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-45 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....40-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......31 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 35 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....40-44.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....46-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....14-18 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....12-16 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 26 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (162900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 17 TO 22. HIGHS 43 TO 48. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 15 TO 20%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 17 TO 22. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO 32%.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...CLEAR. LOWS 22 TO 27. HIGHS 55 TO 60. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.

$$

NMZ111-231930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
720 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). PATCHY BLOWING
                      DUST AFTER 1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-67.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-24 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 39 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (198100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-30.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 29 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY........11-13 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (87400 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 15 TO 20%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS NEAR 60.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 23 TO 28%.

$$

NMZ112-231930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
720 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). PATCHY BLOWING
                      DUST AFTER 1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........14-19 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 38 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (232700 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 35 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
* MIN HUMIDITY........9-13 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 24 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (107500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO
23%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS 54 TO 59.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS 59 TO 64.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.

$$

NMZ113-231930-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
720 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....43-48.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....50-55.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-34 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....18-23 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 41 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8400 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 45 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (326200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....20-24.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....25-30.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....42-47 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....33-38 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 39 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....38-42.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....40-45.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....18-23 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....16-21 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 32 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6500 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (172000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 18 TO 23. HIGHS 39 TO 44. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM RH 25 TO 30%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 20 TO 25. HIGHS NEAR 50. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 28 TO 33%.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...CLEAR. LOWS 27 TO 32. HIGHS IN THE 50S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 31 TO 36%.

$$

TXZ055-231930-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
720 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). PATCHY BLOWING
                      DUST AFTER 1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-68.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 35 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (213500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-35.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 30 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY........11-13 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-4200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (46300 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S
TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 22 TO
27%.

$$

TXZ056-231930-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
720 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). PATCHY BLOWING
                      DUST AFTER 1100.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-68.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........13-18 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 38 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 40 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (211800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-35.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 37 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY........13-15 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHWEST 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5900 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (106100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. HIGHS NEAR 50.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. HIGHS 55 TO 60.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS 60 TO 65.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.

$$








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