Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ARIZONA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
339 AM MST WED MAY 6 2015

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    20-FOOT WIND FORECAST OF `LIGHT WINDS` INDICATES MAINLY
    TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS
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.DISCUSSION...A SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING INCREASED
AFTERNOON WINDS TO THE AREA TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY WITH COOLER
TEMPERATURES AFTER TODAY. WIND AND RH LEVELS MAY BRIEFLY TOUCH
CRITICAL LEVELS FOR SPOTTY AREAS OF SOUTHERN ZONES 151 AND 152 MAINLY
FRIDAY BUT WITH MODERATE FUEL DRYNESS LEVELS...CONDITIONS WILL BE
MARGINAL. THERE IS A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE
WHITE MOUNTAINS SATURDAY OTHERWISE DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
THROUGH TUESDAY.

AZZ150-062245-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 150
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
TOHONO OODHAM NATION-TDC-
339 AM MST WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........78 TO 88 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............20 TO 30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 11 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..BREEZY. LIGHT WIND BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
  25 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........50 TO 60 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............56 TO 66 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH EASING TO 5 TO 10 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............5 MODERATE.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........76 TO 86 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............20 TO 30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH AFTERNOON GUSTS TO
  30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47 TO 57. HIGHS 73 TO 83. SOUTHWEST
WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 17 TO 27 PCT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 55. HIGHS 71 TO 81. WEST
WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 16 TO 26 PCT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 49 TO 59. HIGHS 76 TO 86. LIGHT
WINDS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 22 PCT.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 53 TO 63. HIGHS 83 TO 92.

$$

AZZ151-062245-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151
EASTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN PINAL COUNTY-
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY-WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
CORONADO NF-TDC-
339 AM MST WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........74 TO 88 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........62 TO 77 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 6 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........11 TO 25 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........15 TO 30 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 16 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WIND BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH
  THIS AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............9477 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 13 TO 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (189540 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........43 TO 57 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........40 TO 50 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 DEGS.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........55 TO 70 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........52 TO 67 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 8 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH BECOMING LIGHT IN
  THE EVENING.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........73 TO 85 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........61 TO 76 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 1 TO 3 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........13 TO 25 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........20 TO 35 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 2 TO 5 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............9974 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 19 TO 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (199480 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40 TO 54. HIGHS 69 TO 84. SOUTHWEST
WIND AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 27 PCT.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39 TO 53. HIGHS 66 TO
82. WEST TO NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY12 TO 26
PCT.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 58. HIGHS 75 TO 91.

NOTE TO USERS - ZONE 151 VENTILATION CATEGORY...MIXING HEIGHT AND
TRANSPORT WINDS ARE BASED ON THE BUENOS AIRES N.W.R. LOCATION
(3500 MSL)

$$

AZZ152-062245-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 152
SOUTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
SOUTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE SAN CARLOS APACHE NATION
IN GRAHAM COUNTY-CORONADO NF-SAFFORD BLM-TDC-
339 AM MST WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........75 TO 85 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........62 TO 77 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 7 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........10 TO 21 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........15 TO 30 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 19 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WIND BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH
  IN THE AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............11029 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 9 KNOTS INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 19
  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (209551 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........44 TO 54 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........38 TO 53 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........57 TO 72 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........53 TO 68 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 10 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH EASING TO SOUTH 5
  TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........73 TO 83 DEGS
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........60 TO 75 DEGS
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............
*    BELOW 5000 FT.........13 TO 21 PCT
*    ABOVE 5000 FT.........18 TO 33 PCT
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 3 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WIND BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH
  LATE MORNING WITH GUSTS NEAR 30 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............11517 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 16 TO 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (230340 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40 TO 52. HIGHS 67 TO 82. SOUTHWEST
WIND AROUND 25 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 24 PCT.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38 TO 50. HIGHS 64 TO
79. WEST TO NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 27
PCT.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 43 TO 54. HIGHS 72 TO 86.

NOTE TO USERS - ZONE 152 VENTILATION CATEGORY...MIXING HEIGHT AND
TRANSPORT WINDS ARE BASED ON THE CHIRICAHUA N.M. LOCATION (5400 MSL)

$$

AZZ153-062245-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153
NORTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
WHITE AND GILA MOUNTAINS-APACHE SITGREAVES NF-SDC-
339 AM MST WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........65 TO 75 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........UP 9 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............21 TO 31 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 30 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..LIGHT WIND BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH
  THIS AFTERNOON.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO
  AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........10 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............10860 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 KNOTS
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (217200 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........37 TO 47 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............60 TO 70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 21 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..WEST 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING LIGHT.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........63 TO 73 DEGS.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 2 DEGS.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............17 TO 27 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND...........DOWN 4 PCT.
* WIND (20 FT/10-MIN AVG)..SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* 10000 FT MSL WIND........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP.........0 PCT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 VERY LOW.
* MIXING HEIGHT............10818 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 11 TO 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CATEGORY.....EXCELLENT (216360 KNOT-FT).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
WINDS IN DAYS 3 THROUGH 5 ARE SURFACE 20 FT/10-MIN AVG
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 62 TO 72. SOUTHWEST
WIND AROUND 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 17 TO 27 PCT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 34 TO 44. HIGHS 57 TO 67. WEST WIND AROUND
20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 20 TO 30 PCT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS 57 TO 67. NORTHWEST
WIND AROUND 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 21 TO 31 PCT.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 65 TO 75.

NOTE TO USERS - ZONE 153 VENTILATION CATEGORY...MIXING HEIGHT AND
TRANSPORT WINDS ARE BASED ON THE POINT OF PINES LOCATION (6040 MSL)

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