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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for North and Central New Mexico
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
620 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Despite some cooling today behind a backdoor front that pushed
through overnight, daytime temperatures are still forecast to be
above normal areawide with abundant sunshine. A stable atmosphere
with large temperatures inversions will make for more poor
ventilation today. Vent rates will improve Thursday with a weak cold
front, although pockets of poor ventilation will persist. Vent rates
will trend back down most areas Friday, but will improve significantly
over the weekend thanks to the passage of a stronger cold front.
Several hours of critical fire weather conditions are likely across
portions of the Eastern Plains Saturday ahead of the cold front,
where excellent mixing and well above normal temperatures are
forecast.

NMZ101-122200-
Northwest Plateau-
620 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....51-55.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southeast up to 10 mph shifting to the north
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....14-19.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........44-64 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 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.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....50-54.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........18-23 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 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........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 48 to 53. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 18 to 23 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 47 to 52. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 49 to 54. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 17 to 22 percent.

$$

NMZ102-122200-
North Central Mountains-
620 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....44-49.
*    Below 8000 ft....50-55.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....13-18 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 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.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....17-22.
*    Below 8000 ft....17-22.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....37-57 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....45-65 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 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........4 low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....44-49.
*    Below 8000 ft....51-56.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....18-23 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......North 10 to 15 mph in the morning becoming
  terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 10 to 20 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...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 43 to 48. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 19 to 29 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 45 to 50. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 46 to 51. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
Minimum Humidity 17 to 22 percent.

$$

NMZ103-122200-
Northeast Highlands-
620 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....48-53.
*    Below 8000 ft....55-59.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph shifting to the southwest
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....20-25.
*    Below 8000 ft....25-30.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....45-65 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....30-50 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....46-51.
*    Below 8000 ft....54-59.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......North 15 to 20 mph shifting to the northeast
  in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 10 to 20 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...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 43 to 48. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 24 to 34 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 52 to 57. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 10 to 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 54 to 59. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.

$$

NMZ104-122200-
Northeast Plains-
620 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....58-63.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........13-18 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....28-33.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 8 degrees.
* Max Humidity........31-51 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 9 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 5 to 15 mph shifting to the west
  after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....57-62.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 10 to 20 mph shifting to the
  northeast 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 10 to 20 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...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 48 to 53. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 24 to 34 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 56 to 61. Southwest winds 10 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 9 to 14 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 61 to 66. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
Minimum Humidity 11 to 16 percent.

$$

NMZ105-122200-
Northwest Highlands-
620 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....48-53.
*    Below 8000 ft....53-58.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....12-17 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....11-16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...East 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate decreasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....21-26.
*    Below 8000 ft....15-20.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....28-38 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....49-69 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northeast up to 10 mph shifting to the
  southwest after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....48-53.
*    Below 8000 ft....53-58.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* 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........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 50 to 55. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 16 to 21 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 50 to 55. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 51 to 56. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.

$$

NMZ106-122200-
Middle Rio Grande Valley-
620 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....53-57.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........17-22 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southeast 5 to 15 mph shifting to the
  northeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....22-27.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........42-62 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North up to 10 mph shifting to the west after
  midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....55-59.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........16-21 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....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 52 to 57. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to 22 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 18 to 23 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 56 to 61. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.

$$

NMZ107-122200-
Sandia, Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
620 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....43-47.
*    Below 8000 ft....51-56.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northeast 10 to 15 mph shifting to the west
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West up to 10 mph shifting to the north in
  the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....27-31.
*    Below 8000 ft....23-28.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....21-31 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....40-60 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....44-48.
*    Below 8000 ft....54-59.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 15 to 20 mph shifting to the north
  in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate decreasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 48 to 53. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 19 to 29 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 49 to 54. West winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum
Humidity 16 to 21 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 52 to 57. West winds 20 to 30 mph.
Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.

$$

NMZ108-122200-
East Central Plains-
620 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....56-61.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest 5
  to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....30-35.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 degrees.
* Max Humidity........32-52 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 10 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....60-65.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 20 mph shifting to the northeast
  in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate decreasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 23 to 33 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 10 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 62 to 67. West winds 20 to 30 mph.
Minimum Humidity 11 to 16 percent.

$$

NMZ109-122200-
West Central Highlands-
620 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....48-52.
*    Below 8000 ft....52-57.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....13-18 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....11-16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southeast 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....23-28.
*    Below 8000 ft....18-23.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....24-34 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....34-54 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...East up to 10 mph shifting to the south after
  midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....52-56.
*    Below 8000 ft....54-58.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....12-17 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 5 to 15 mph shifting to the north in the
  afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 50 to 55. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 53 to 58. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.

$$

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