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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for North and Central New Mexico
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
305 AM MST Thu Nov 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
With a ridge of high pressure aloft dominating New Mexico through
Sunday, poor ventilation rates will be widespread today, Saturday and
Sunday. Rates will improve Friday for most of the higher terrain
while poor rates are forecast for some of the lower elevations. Near
record to record high temperatures will be possible through central
and western New Mexico today and over the east on Friday. Warmer
highs on Friday over the east along with gusty winds and some
minimum humidities less than 15 percent may produce spotty critical
fire weather conditions in the afternoon. Winds increase next Monday
and Tuesday, more widespread critical conditions could develop Monday
afternoon northeast and east central. Cooler Tuesday but low
confidence for any precipitation.

NMZ101-232230-
Northwest Plateau-
305 AM MST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....62-66.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........26-31 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....29-34.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Max Humidity........63-83 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 9 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....63-67.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........21-26 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Terrain dominated
winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 19 to 24 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 64 to 69. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 63 to 68. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 16 to 21 percent.

$$

NMZ102-232230-
North Central Mountains-
305 AM MST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....53-58.
*    Below 8000 ft....60-65.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....25-35 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....23-33 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....29-34.
*    Below 8000 ft....31-36.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....56-76 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....63-83 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25
  mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....53-58.
*    Below 8000 ft....61-66.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....23-33 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....22-32 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 58 to 63. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 20 to 25 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 to 65. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 16 to 21 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 58 to 63. Southwest winds 20 to
30 mph. Minimum Humidity 18 to 28 percent.

$$

NMZ103-232230-
Northeast Highlands-
305 AM MST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....56-61.
*    Below 8000 ft....64-68.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....23-33 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....24-29 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming south
  10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....33-38.
*    Below 8000 ft....37-42.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....55-75 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....49-69 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 25 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
  northwest after midnight. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25
  mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....56-61.
*    Below 8000 ft....68-73.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....13-18 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate decreasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 61 to 66. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 18 to 23 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 67 to 72. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 66 to 71. West winds 20 to 30 mph.
Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.

$$

NMZ104-232230-
Northeast Plains-
305 AM MST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....67-72.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........22-27 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the south
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....38-43.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 degrees.
* Max Humidity........49-69 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 18 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 5 to 15 mph shifting to the west 10
  to 15 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate after
  midnight.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....75-80.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 degrees.
* Min Humidity........11-16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........6 high decreasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 64 to 69. Southwest winds 5 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 21 to 31 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 74 to 79. West winds 20 to 30 mph.
Minimum Humidity 11 to 16 percent.

$$

NMZ105-232230-
Northwest Highlands-
305 AM MST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....58-63.
*    Below 8000 ft....63-68.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....21-26 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....19-24 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....37-42.
*    Below 8000 ft....31-36.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....37-57 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....57-77 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 10 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....58-63.
*    Below 8000 ft....65-70.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....19-24 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....20-25 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 64 to 69. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 16 to 21 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 66 to 71. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 64 to 69. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.

$$

NMZ106-232230-
Middle Rio Grande Valley-
305 AM MST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....66-71.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........19-24 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....34-39.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........58-78 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25
  mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....68-73.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........18-23 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 20 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 40
  mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 67 to 72. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 17 to 22 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 69 to 74. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to 22 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 69 to 74. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.

$$

NMZ107-232230-
Sandia, Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
305 AM MST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....51-56.
*    Below 8000 ft....63-68.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....27-37 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....21-26 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 10 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....36-41.
*    Below 8000 ft....37-42.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....33-53 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....54-74 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 12 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25
  mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate after
  midnight.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....52-57.
*    Below 8000 ft....65-70.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....27-32 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....18-23 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 64 to 69. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 18 to 23 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 67 to 72. West winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum
Humidity 16 to 21 percent.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs 65 to 70. West winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum
Humidity 15 to 20 percent.

$$

NMZ108-232230-
East Central Plains-
305 AM MST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....69-73.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 8 degrees.
* Min Humidity........20-25 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west in
  the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....42-46.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 9 degrees.
* Max Humidity........49-69 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 19 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25
  mph after midnight. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate after
  midnight.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....75-80.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 degrees.
* Min Humidity........16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Southeast winds
10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 21 to 31 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 72 to 77. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs 76 to 81. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.

$$

NMZ109-232230-
West Central Highlands-
305 AM MST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....61-65.
*    Below 8000 ft....64-68.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....20-25 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....20-25 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....36-41.
*    Below 8000 ft....34-39.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....31-51 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....46-66 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 11 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....61-65.
*    Below 8000 ft....66-71.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....19-24 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....19-24 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 67 to 72. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 67 to 72. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 66 to 71. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.

$$



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