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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for North and Central New Mexico
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
644 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Sunshine and warmer today. Breezy to windy east central highlands.
Increasing winds and even warmer Wednesday with critical fire
weather conditions for much of the east. A few rain and high level
snow showers across the northern mountains Wednesday. Strong winds
central and east Thursday with critical fire weather conditions
Middle Rio Grande Valley and all of the east. Much cooler Thursday
with a few rain and snow showers northern mountains. Dry, blustery
and cool Friday, but still some critical fire weather concerns in the
east but below normal temperatures and stable conditions should lessen
the threat. Sunshine and milder Saturday with less wind. A little
milder Sunday and Monday with increasing winds and increasing chances
of precipitation across the west and north. Spotty critical fire
weather conditions possible both days across the east central plains.

NMZ101-221400-
Northwest Plateau-
644 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....59-64.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 degrees.
* Min Humidity........26-36 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming west
  10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....35-39.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 degrees.
* Max Humidity........71-91 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 15 mph shifting to the south
  after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....62-67.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........17-22 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 9 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 30 to 40 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...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
45 to 50. West winds 20 to 30 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to
20 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 42 to 47. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 49 to 54. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.

$$

NMZ102-221400-
North Central Mountains-
644 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....46-51.
*    Below 8000 ft....56-61.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....26-36 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....25-35 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 25 to 35 mph becoming west 15 to 25
  mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
  after midnight.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....29-34.
*    Below 8000 ft....32-37.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....68-88 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....72-92 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain
  and snow showers.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....47-52.
*    Below 8000 ft....58-63.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....26-36 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....22-32 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers. Highs
41 to 46. West winds 25 to 35 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to
25 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 36 to 41. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
Minimum Humidity 14 to 24 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 43 to 48. Southwest winds 15 to
25 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 25 percent.

$$

NMZ103-221400-
Northeast Highlands-
644 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 6 PM MST WEDNESDAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....54-59.
*    Below 8000 ft....66-71.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 8 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....11-16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate decreasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....32-37.
*    Below 8000 ft....37-42.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....54-74 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....50-70 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....52-57.
*    Below 8000 ft....66-71.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....9-14 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 55 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 40 to 50 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 52 to 57. West winds 30 to 40 mph.
Minimum Humidity 10 to 20 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 41 to 46. West winds 20 to 30 mph.
Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 49 to 54. Southwest winds 15 to
25 mph. Minimum Humidity 11 to 16 percent.

$$

NMZ104-221400-
Northeast Plains-
644 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 6 PM MST WEDNESDAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....72-77.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 10 degrees.
* Min Humidity........11-16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 5 to 15 mph shifting to the
  southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 20 to 30 mph becoming west 10 to 20
  mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 degrees.
* Max Humidity........45-65 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 20 mph shifting to the west
  after midnight. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 20 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 40 mph
  after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....74-79.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........7-12 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 30 to 40 mph increasing to 45 to 55 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 63 to 68. West winds 30 to 40 mph.
Minimum Humidity 10 to 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 48 to 53. Northwest winds 20 to
30 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 54 to 59. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 10 to 15 percent.

$$

NMZ105-221400-
Northwest Highlands-
644 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....51-56.
*    Below 8000 ft....59-64.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 8 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....29-39 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....22-32 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 11 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 25 to 35 mph becoming west 15 to 25
  mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....33-37.
*    Below 8000 ft....33-38.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....59-79 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....64-84 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 20 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 40 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....53-58.
*    Below 8000 ft....61-66.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....19-24 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 9 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 40 to 50 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 46 to 51. West winds 20 to 30 mph.
Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 43 to 48. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 11 to 16 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 50 to 55. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 10 to 15 percent.

$$

NMZ106-221400-
Middle Rio Grande Valley-
644 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....66-71.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 degrees.
* Min Humidity........23-28 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 25 to 35 mph decreasing to 20 to 25
  mph in the afternoon.
* 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.....38-42.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 degrees.
* Max Humidity........56-76 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming
  terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....70-75.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........19-24 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 to 65. West winds 20 to 30 mph.
Minimum Humidity 11 to 16 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 54 to 59. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 8 to 13 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 58 to 63. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 9 to 14 percent.

$$

NMZ107-221400-
Sandia...Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
644 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....54-59.
*    Below 8000 ft....62-67.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 8 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....26-31 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....18-23 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 25 to 35 mph decreasing to 20 to 25
  mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate decreasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....37-41.
*    Below 8000 ft....36-41.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....48-68 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....58-78 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....57-62.
*    Below 8000 ft....65-70.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....23-33 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 57 to 62. West winds 30 to 40 mph.
Minimum Humidity 11 to 16 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 46 to 51. West winds 20 to 30 mph. Minimum
Humidity 9 to 14 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 52 to 57. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 10 to 15 percent.

$$

NMZ108-221400-
East Central Plains-
644 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 6 PM MST WEDNESDAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....74-78.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 9 degrees.
* Min Humidity........14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....43-47.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 degrees.
* Max Humidity........48-68 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate decreasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....76-81.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........13-18 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 68 to 73. West winds 30 to 40 mph.
Minimum Humidity 8 to 13 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 54 to 59. West winds 20 to 30 mph. Minimum
Humidity 9 to 14 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 10 to 15 percent.

$$

NMZ109-221400-
West Central Highlands-
644 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....55-59.
*    Below 8000 ft....61-66.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 9 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....28-33 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....21-26 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....34-38.
*    Below 8000 ft....34-39.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....52-72 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....53-73 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 9 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....56-60.
*    Below 8000 ft....63-68.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....19-24 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 51 to 56. West winds 20 to 30 mph.
Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 47 to 52. West winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum
Humidity 9 to 14 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 52 to 57. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 10 to 15 percent.

$$

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