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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
649 AM MDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...
BEGINNING TODAY A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHES FROM THE WEST
AND THEN MOVES MOVES THROUGH THE AREA MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
TUESDAY WHICH WILL INCREASE CHANCES OF WETTING RAIN ACROSS ALL
FIRE WEATHER ZONES...ESPECIALLY MONDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING
BREEZY CONDITIONS...HIGHER HUMIDITY VALUES AND COOLER HIGH TEMPS
TO THE AREA. LATE TUESDAY THE SYSTEM LIFTS NORTHEAST OF THE
REGION AND DRIER SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW TAKES OVER. THE REST OF THE
WEEK WILL REMAIN DRY WITH BREEZY TO WINDY AFTERNOONS AND NEAR
NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES.

TODAY MIN RH VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE MID TO LOW TEENS IN THE
LOWLANDS. IN THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN ELEVATIONS MIN RH VALUES WILL
CLIMB INTO THE 20S. MIN RH VALUES WILL STEADILY INCREASE TOMORROW
AND MONDAY. VENT RATES TODAY AND TOMORROW WILL BE VERY GOOD TO
EXCELLENT.

&&

...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.



NMZ110-032115-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
649 AM MDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....65-70.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....74-79.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....21-25 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....16-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 8 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (182300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....39-43.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....44-49.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....54-59 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....50-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 14 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....63-68.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....71-76.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....26-31 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....21-25 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12600 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (297900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 39 TO 44. HIGHS 62 TO 67. WEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 27 TO 32%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 38 TO 43. HIGHS 67 TO 72. WEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 18 TO 23%.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38 TO 43. HIGHS 65 TO 70.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 17 TO 22%.

$$

NMZ111-032115-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHERN DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
649 AM MDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-84.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-18 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13000 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (173300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-53.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-82.
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-23 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (264900 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 20 TO 25%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS
NEAR 80. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID TO UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO
19%.

$$

NMZ112-032115-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTHCENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-LNZ-
649 AM MDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........14-16 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16300 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (205000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PCT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-21 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (321500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 52 TO 57. HIGHS 74 TO 79. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS 78 TO 83.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 12 TO 17%.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 55. HIGHS 76 TO 81.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 13 TO 18%.

$$

NMZ113-032115-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
649 AM MDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....66-71.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....74-79.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....18-22 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 7 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 15200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (182900 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....45-49.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....50-54.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....54-59 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....49-54 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PCT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 16 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........4.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....63-68.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....71-76.
* MIN HUMIDITY........
*    ABOVE 7500 FT....29-34 PERCENT.
*    BELOW 7500 FT....24-29 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 20 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
* LAL.................4.
* HAINES INDEX........4.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (294100 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 46 TO 51. HIGHS 64 TO 69. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 29 TO 34%.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 44 TO 49. HIGHS 67 TO 72. WEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 21 TO 26%.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46 TO 51. HIGHS 67 TO 72.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.

$$

TXZ055-032115-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
649 AM MDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) UNTIL
                      1200...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-88.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-18 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10200 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (177800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-63.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-86.
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-19 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 10 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12700 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (222000 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS NEAR 60. HIGHS NEAR 80. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH
18 TO 23%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. HIGHS NEAR
80. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 14 TO 19%.

$$

TXZ056-032115-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
649 AM MDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-19 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 9 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14800 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (161500 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....57-60.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 12 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................2.
* HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-85.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-22 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTH 13 MPH.
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
* LAL.................3.
* HAINES INDEX........3.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14100 FT AGL IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (296500 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. HIGHS 76 TO 81. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 19 TO 24%.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS 80 TO 85.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 16 TO 21%.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. HIGHS 79 TO 84.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 15 TO 20%.

$$

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