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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NEW MEXICO AND FAR WEST TEXAS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM  
756 AM MDT THU JUN 21 2018  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT SATURDAY FOR SOUTHWEST  
HUDSPETH AND MOST OF EL PASO COUNTY...  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE REGION, WILL MAINTAIN HOT AND  
DRY CONDITIONS THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. A WEAK SURGE OF  
MOISTURE FROM THE EAST, WILL GENERATE HIGH BASED AFTERNOON  
CONVECTION OVER THE GILA REGION AND ESPECIALLY SACRAMENTO  
MOUNTAINS. LIGHT WEST-SOUTHWEST AFTERNOON BREEZES WILL CONTINUE  
OTHERWISE EACH DAY. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT SOUTHWESTWARD OVER THE  
PACIFIC STARTING THIS WEEKEND AND ALLOW NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT  
ACROSS THE FOUR CORNERS. THIS WILL CARRY AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH  
THROUGH THE CENTRAL ROCKIES SUNDAY AND SHIFT AFTERNOON WINDS TO  
THE NORTHWEST. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.  
 

 
 
...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.  
 
NMZ110-211815-  
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110  
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-  
756 AM MDT THU JUN 21 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 7500 FT....87-91.  
* BELOW 7500 FT....95-100.  
* 24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 7500 FT....6-10 PERCENT.  
* BELOW 7500 FT....6-10 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTH 10 MPH.  
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16000 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (143200 KNOT-FT).  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 7500 FT....58-62.  
* BELOW 7500 FT....62-67.  
* 24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 7500 FT....25-29 PERCENT.  
* BELOW 7500 FT....28-33 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
* 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........6.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 7500 FT....88-93.  
* BELOW 7500 FT....96-101.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 7500 FT....5-7 PERCENT.  
* BELOW 7500 FT....5-7 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.  
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16900 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.  
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (261200 KNOT-FT).  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NMZ111-211815-  
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111  
SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-  
756 AM MDT THU JUN 21 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....101-105.  
* 24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........6-8 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 7 MPH.  
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13200 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (92100 KNOT-FT).  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.  
* 24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 12 MPH.  
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....103-107.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........5-7 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 16 MPH.  
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13800 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.  
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (236200 KNOT-FT).  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 101. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NMZ112-211815-  
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112  
SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-  
756 AM MDT THU JUN 21 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....97-102.  
* 24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........11-16 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 8 MPH.  
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12600 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (68500 KNOT-FT).  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....70-74.  
* 24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 18 MPH.  
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....102-107.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........6-8 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 16 MPH.  
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 16600 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.  
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (270400 KNOT-FT).  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 102. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NMZ113-211815-  
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113  
CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-  
756 AM MDT THU JUN 21 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) UNTIL 1200, THEN  
PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 7500 FT....78-83.  
* BELOW 7500 FT....85-90.  
* 24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 7500 FT....25-30 PERCENT.  
* BELOW 7500 FT....21-26 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.  
* CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200, THEN 3.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13800 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
* VENT CATEGORY.......VERY GOOD (116200 KNOT-FT).  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 7500 FT....58-62.  
* BELOW 7500 FT....63-67.  
* 24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 7500 FT....53-58 PERCENT.  
* BELOW 7500 FT....52-57 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 21 MPH.  
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400, THEN 1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 7500 FT....84-89.  
* BELOW 7500 FT....94-99.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 7500 FT....11-13 PERCENT.  
* BELOW 7500 FT....8-10 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 18 MPH.  
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 18800 FT AGL IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.  
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (330000 KNOT-FT).  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 90S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
TXZ055-211815-  
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055  
EL PASO COUNTY-  
756 AM MDT THU JUN 21 2018  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT SATURDAY
 
 
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....100-104.  
* 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........13-15 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..SOUTHWEST 8 MPH.  
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12400 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.  
* VENT CATEGORY.......FAIR (50200 KNOT-FT).  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....74-78.  
* 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 12 MPH.  
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....103-107.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........8-10 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.  
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14400 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.  
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (170800 KNOT-FT).  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 105. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 101. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 100. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
TXZ056-211815-  
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056  
HUDSPETH COUNTY-  
756 AM MDT THU JUN 21 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....97-102.  
* 24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-19 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..NORTHEAST 10 MPH.  
* CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12800 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
* VENT CATEGORY.......GOOD (67800 KNOT-FT).  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....70-74.  
* 24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.  
* 24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 10 MPH.  
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....100-104.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-12 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WINDS..WEST 9 MPH.  
* CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4.  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 14800 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.  
* VENT CATEGORY.......EXCELLENT (169800 KNOT-FT).  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS AROUND 103.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 100. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
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