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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for North and Central New Mexico
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
644 AM MST Tue Jan 16 2018

...POTENTIAL FOR WIDESPREAD CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS
THE EAST ON FRIDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
In the wake of last night`s back door cold front, poor ventilation is
expected areawide through Thursday. A warming trend will begin
Wednesday and peak Friday when highs will vary around 8 to 22
degrees above normal. Breezy to windy conditions will also develop on
Friday, especially across the east where humidities will plummet and
Haines will reach 5 most places. Winds look even stronger on
Saturday. An upper level trough will cross from the west this weekend
with a chance for accumulating snow across the mountains, west and
north.

NMZ101-162200-
Northwest Plateau-
644 AM MST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....41-46.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 8 degrees.
* Min Humidity........34-44 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southeast 10 to 15 mph in the morning
  becoming 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.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....15-20.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........69-89 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 9 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.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....45-49.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........31-36 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 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 increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Terrain dominated
winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 21 to 31 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 54 to 59. South winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 20 to 30 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers. Highs
42 to 47. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 31 to
41 percent.

$$

NMZ102-162200-
North Central Mountains-
644 AM MST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Areas of freezing fog in the morning. Partly
  cloudy with areas of light freezing drizzle and slight chance of
  snow in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....29-34.
*    Below 8000 ft....37-42.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 8 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....28-38 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....32-42 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southeast 10 to 15 mph shifting to the south
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....14-19.
*    Below 8000 ft....13-18.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....48-68 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....68-88 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 20 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest up to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....36-41.
*    Below 8000 ft....43-48.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....21-31 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 13 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......North 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 5 to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 47 to 52. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 50 to 55. West winds 20 to 30 mph.
Minimum Humidity 18 to 28 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely and chance of rain
showers. Highs 40 to 45. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum
Humidity 28 to 38 percent.

$$

NMZ103-162200-
Northeast Highlands-
644 AM MST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Areas of freezing fog in the morning. Mostly
  cloudy with areas of light freezing drizzle and slight chance of
  snow in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....30-35.
*    Below 8000 ft....31-35.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....28-38 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....35-45 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....14-19.
*    Below 8000 ft....10-15.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....51-71 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....67-87 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 25 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 increasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....40-45.
*    Below 8000 ft....46-50.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 15 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 19 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph shifting to the southeast
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 53 to 58. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 11 to 16 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 59 to 64. West winds 20 to 30 mph.
Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers. Highs
49 to 54. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Minimum Humidity 22 to
32 percent.

$$

NMZ104-162200-
Northeast Plains-
644 AM MST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Areas of freezing fog in the morning. Partly
  cloudy with areas of light freezing drizzle and slight chance of
  snow in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....30-34.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........32-42 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 15 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....11-15.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 degrees.
* Max Humidity........64-84 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 17 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 15 to 25 mph becoming northwest 5 to 15
  mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....46-51.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 15 degrees.
* Min Humidity........18-23 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 13 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 58 to 63. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 10 to 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 68 to 73. West winds 20 to 30 mph.
Minimum Humidity 10 to 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 57 to 62. Southwest winds 20 to
30 mph. Minimum Humidity 21 to 26 percent.

$$

NMZ105-162200-
Northwest Highlands-
644 AM MST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....36-41.
*    Below 8000 ft....42-47.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 10 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....34-44 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....30-40 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southeast 10 to 15 mph in the morning
  becoming terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....21-26.
*    Below 8000 ft....18-23.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....47-67 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....67-87 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 12 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........2 very low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....40-45.
*    Below 8000 ft....46-51.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....27-37 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....25-35 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 51 to 56. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to 22 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 to 60. Southwest winds 15 to
25 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers. Highs
43 to 48. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 23 to
33 percent.

$$

NMZ106-162200-
Middle Rio Grande Valley-
644 AM MST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....40-45.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 13 degrees.
* Min Humidity........30-40 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......East 10 to 15 mph in the morning becoming
  terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....17-22.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........66-86 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........2 very low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....45-49.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........27-37 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 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.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 16 to 21 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 58 to 63. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers. Highs
53 to 58. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 19 to
29 percent.

$$

NMZ107-162200-
Sandia, Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
644 AM MST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Areas of freezing fog in the morning. Mostly
  cloudy with areas of light freezing drizzle and slight chance of
  snow in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....26-31.
*    Below 8000 ft....34-39.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....39-49 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....34-44 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......East 10 to 15 mph in the morning becoming
  terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....17-22.
*    Below 8000 ft....14-19.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....42-62 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....65-85 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 14 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming west
  10 to 15 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 5 to 15 mph decreasing to up to 5
  mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....32-37.
*    Below 8000 ft....43-48.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 9 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....25-35 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....25-35 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 51 to 56. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 56 to 61. West winds 20 to 30 mph.
Minimum Humidity 16 to 21 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers. Highs
50 to 55. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Minimum Humidity 23 to
33 percent.

$$

NMZ108-162200-
East Central Plains-
644 AM MST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Areas of freezing fog in the morning. Mostly
  cloudy with areas of light freezing drizzle in the morning, then
  mostly sunny in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....28-33.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........29-39 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 14 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southeast 5 to 10 mph shifting to the south
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....11-15.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........59-79 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 12 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....41-46.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 12 degrees.
* Min Humidity........25-30 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 55 to 60. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 67 to 72. West winds 20 to 30 mph.
Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 61 to 66. Southwest winds 20 to
30 mph. Minimum Humidity 19 to 24 percent.

$$

NMZ109-162200-
West Central Highlands-
644 AM MST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....38-43.
*    Below 8000 ft....43-48.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 12 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....38-48 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....30-40 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 12 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........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....22-26.
*    Below 8000 ft....20-25.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....58-78 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....69-89 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 12 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........2 very low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
  in the morning.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....42-46.
*    Below 8000 ft....46-51.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....32-42 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....29-39 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 52 to 57. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 57 to 62. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers. Highs
46 to 51. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 20 to
30 percent.

$$

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