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FNUS54 KEPZ 181350 PZB
FWFEPZ
* Max temperature.....55-60.
* Min humidity........40-45 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......2700-4500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (67000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Patchy blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in
the lower 50s. West winds around 15 mph.

$$
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FNUS54 KEPZ 181350 PAA
FWFEPZ

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for New Mexico and Far West Texas
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
650 AM MST Mon Dec 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Upper low just south of Arizona will continue to spread lowland
rain and mountain snow through mid day today before tapering off
as the low moves east. Snowfall totals in the mountain zones could
reach 4-8 inches by tonight. Min RHs mostly in the 40s and 50s
percent today and Tuesday. Drying out the rest of the week as
west-southwest flow aloft develops. Pacific front will bring gusty
winds to the area Thursday; fortunately fire conditions will
remain benign as min RHs will still be in the 20s and fuels should
be wet from today's rain. Dry but colder temperatures set for the
weekend as back door cold front moves in Saturday night.

&&

...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.




NMZ110-182100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
650 AM MST Mon Dec 18 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Patchy fog
                      until 1100. Scattered rain showers and snow
                      showers.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....35-39.
*    Below 7500 ft....42-47.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....56-61 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....54-59 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southeast 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......2800 ft AGL increasing to 5600 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (42300 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated rain
                      showers and snow showers through the night.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....23-28.
*    Below 7500 ft....28-33.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....80-85 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....75-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....40-44.
*    Below 7500 ft....46-51.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....33-38 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....36-41 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 5 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 15 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......2400 ft AGL increasing to 4700 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (59000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower
50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower 40s.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ111-182100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
650 AM MST Mon Dec 18 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Patchy fog
                      until 1100. Scattered rain showers.
* Max temperature.....52-56.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........45-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      northwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..South 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3100 ft AGL increasing to 5200 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (47500 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated rain
                      showers through the night.
* Min temperature.....32-36.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........89-94 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....54-58.
* Min humidity........38-43 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 13 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......2100-4000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (48700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower
60s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Patchy blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 50.
West winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ112-182100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
650 AM MST Mon Dec 18 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Patchy fog
                      until 1100. Scattered rain showers.
* Max temperature.....52-57.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........45-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......2600 ft AGL increasing to 7000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (121500 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Isolated rain
                      showers.
* Min temperature.....32-36.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........85-90 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 20 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....53-58.
* Min humidity........36-41 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......2200-4100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (54000 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper
50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Patchy blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. West winds around 10 mph.

$$

NMZ113-182100-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
650 AM MST Mon Dec 18 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Patchy fog
                      until 1100. Scattered rain showers and snow
                      showers.
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....36-40.
*    Below 7500 ft....44-49.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....59-64 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....49-54 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......50 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......3800 ft AGL increasing to 8000 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (124100 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated rain
                      showers and snow showers.
* Min temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....29-33.
*    Below 7500 ft....32-37.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....70-75 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....68-73 percent.
*    24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 23 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......20 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....
*    Above 7500 ft....39-43.
*    Below 7500 ft....47-52.
* Min humidity........
*    Above 7500 ft....34-39 percent.
*    Below 7500 ft....30-35 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Northwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......3400 ft AGL increasing to 5500 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (82700 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower
50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. West winds around 15 mph.

$$

TXZ055-182100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
650 AM MST Mon Dec 18 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Patchy fog
                      until 1100. Scattered rain showers.
* Max temperature.....54-58.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........47-52 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......2000 ft AGL increasing to 6900 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....South around 20 knots.
* Vent category.......Very good (123800 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Isolated rain
                      showers.
* Min temperature.....37-39.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........88-93 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 18 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....55-59.
* Min humidity........41-45 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......West winds around 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..West 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........3.
* Mixing height.......2100-3200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Vent category.......Fair (48400 knot-ft).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Patchy blowing dust in the afternoon.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower
50s. West winds around 10 mph.

$$

TXZ056-182100-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
650 AM MST Mon Dec 18 2017

.Today...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Patchy fog
                      until 1100. Scattered rain showers until
                      1100, then isolated rain showers.
* Max temperature.....55-60.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........43-48 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 22 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......40 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.
* Mixing height.......1000 ft AGL increasing to 5400 ft AGL in the
                      afternoon.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Vent category.......Good (67700 knot-ft).

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent).
* Min temperature.....37-39.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........86-91 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL winds..Southwest 17 MPH.
* Chc of precip.......10 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines index........2.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent) then becoming
                      mostly sunny (20-30 percent).