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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for North and Central New Mexico
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
619 AM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 6 PM TODAY FOR THE
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

.DISCUSSION...
Very windy conditions will develop later today ahead of a strong
cold front, forecast to push through the state tonight. Temperatures
will be well above normal today, especially across the Eastern
Plains. Highs today will be near daily record values across much of
central and eastern New Mexico. Chances for wetting precipitation are
forecast across the Northern Mountains today and tonight both ahead
of and behind the cold front, with the Tusas Mountains favored for
snow accumulations. Much colder conditions will prevail Saturday
into Saturday night behind the front, with vent rates trending down.
Warming late in the weekend and into early next week will send
daytime temperatures back above normal areawide by Monday. Vent rates
will likely be poor much of next week as a ridge of high pressure
dominates over the region and provides a stable atmosphere.

NMZ101-172200-
Northwest Plateau-
619 AM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....61-66.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........27-37 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 12 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 mph increasing to 45 to 55 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....50 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow
  showers in the evening, then chance of snow showers after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature.....20-25.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 18 degrees.
* Max Humidity........53-73 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 50 to 60 mph becoming northwest and
  decreasing to 40 to 50 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....47-52.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 14 degrees.
* Min Humidity........14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 13 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 15 to 25 mph in the morning
  becoming terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 25 to 35 mph decreasing to 10 to 20
  mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Terrain dominated
winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 11 to 16 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 to 60. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 57 to 62. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to 22 percent.

$$

NMZ102-172200-
North Central Mountains-
619 AM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Rain and snow showers likely.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....45-50.
*    Below 8000 ft....56-61.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....37-47 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....28-38 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 17 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 65 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 40 to 50 mph increasing to 50 to 60 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....70 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Snow showers with rain showers likely in the
  evening, then snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....20-25.
*    Below 8000 ft....23-28.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 13 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....61-81 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....61-81 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 25 to 40 mph shifting to the northwest
  25 to 35 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 65 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 55 to 65 mph becoming northwest and
  decreasing to 45 to 55 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....80 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....38-43.
*    Below 8000 ft....46-51.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 9 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 20 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 15 to 25 mph in the morning
  becoming terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 5 to 15
  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...
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 51 to 56. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 8 to 13 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 51 to 56. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 11 to 16 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 51 to 56. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 18 to 28 percent.

$$

NMZ103-172200-
Northeast Highlands-
619 AM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy with a chance of rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....48-53.
*    Below 8000 ft....62-67.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....30-40 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....21-31 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 10 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 25 to 40 mph. Gusts up to 65 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 55 to 65 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow
  showers.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....24-29.
*    Below 8000 ft....29-34.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 14 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....56-76 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....42-62 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 25 to 35 mph shifting to the northwest
  after midnight. Gusts up to 60 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 55 to 65 mph.
* Chance of Precip....50 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....39-44.
*    Below 8000 ft....46-50.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 15 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....19-24 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....19-24 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 10 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......North 20 to 30 mph becoming south 10 to 15
  mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 35 to 45 mph decreasing to 10 to 20
  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...
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 54 to 59. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 9 to 14 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 58 to 63. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 7 to 12 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 53 to 58. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 19 to 29 percent.

$$

NMZ104-172200-
Northeast Plains-
619 AM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....71-76.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 25 to 40 mph. Gusts up to 60 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 45 to 55 mph increasing to 65 to 75 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low decreasing to 2 very low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....33-38.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 11 degrees.
* Max Humidity........42-62 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 20 to 30 mph shifting to the northwest
  25 to 35 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 55 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 65 to 75 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....48-53.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 24 degrees.
* Min Humidity........18-23 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......North 25 to 35 mph becoming east 10 to 20 mph
  in the afternoon. Gusts up to 55 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 40 to 50 mph becoming northwest 15 to
  25 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 57 to 62. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 10 to 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 64 to 69. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 6 to 11 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 58 to 63. Northeast winds 10 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 19 to 29 percent.

$$

NMZ105-172200-
Northwest Highlands-
619 AM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....52-57.
*    Below 8000 ft....62-67.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....28-38 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....20-30 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 9 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 55 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 50 to 60 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow
  showers in the evening, then chance of snow showers after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....27-32.
*    Below 8000 ft....24-29.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 12 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....48-68 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....62-82 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 13 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 20 to 30 mph shifting to the northwest
  25 to 35 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 55 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 50 to 60 mph becoming northwest and
  decreasing to 40 to 50 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....42-47.
*    Below 8000 ft....49-54.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 12 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....9-14 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 16 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 15 to 25 mph in the morning
  becoming terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 30 to 40 mph decreasing to 10 to 20
  mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 56 to 61. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 10 to 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 57 to 62. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 58 to 63. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 16 to 21 percent.

$$

NMZ106-172200-
Middle Rio Grande Valley-
619 AM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....70-75.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........13-18 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 45 to 55 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low decreasing to 2 very low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....34-39.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 degrees.
* Max Humidity........41-61 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 20 to 30 mph shifting to the northwest
  after midnight. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 50 to 60 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....55-60.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 16 degrees.
* Min Humidity........15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......North 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 30 to 40 mph decreasing to 10 to 20
  mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 59 to 64. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 62 to 67. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 63 to 68. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.

$$

NMZ107-172200-
Sandia, Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
619 AM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....51-56.
*    Below 8000 ft....64-69.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....23-33 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 55 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 50 to 60 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....28-32.
*    Below 8000 ft....32-37.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 10 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....46-66 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....40-60 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 55 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 45 to 55 mph becoming northwest and
  increasing to 55 to 65 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....40-45.
*    Below 8000 ft....51-56.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 14 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 20 to 30 mph becoming north 10 to
  15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 55 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 35 to 45 mph decreasing to 10 to 20
  mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 55 to 60. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 11 to 16 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 58 to 63. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 11 to 16 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 58 to 63. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 16 to 21 percent.

$$

NMZ108-172200-
East Central Plains-
619 AM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....76-81.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........11-16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 55 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 50 to 60 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 2 very low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 degrees.
* Max Humidity........41-61 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 10 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 55 to 65 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....51-56.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 25 degrees.
* Min Humidity........18-23 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......North 25 to 35 mph becoming northeast 15 to
  25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 40 to 50 mph decreasing to 15 to 25
  mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 57 to 62. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 10 to 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 64 to 69. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
Minimum Humidity 9 to 14 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds 15 to
25 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to 22 percent.

$$

NMZ109-172200-
West Central Highlands-
619 AM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....59-63.
*    Below 8000 ft....65-70.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....23-28 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 20 mph increasing to west 20
  to 30 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 45 to 55 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low decreasing to 2 very low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....32-36.
*    Below 8000 ft....31-36.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....53-73 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....49-69 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 20 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 45 to 55 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....49-53.
*    Below 8000 ft....52-57.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 11 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....11-16 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 20 to 30 mph becoming north 10 to
  15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 30 to 40 mph decreasing to 10 to 20
  mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 58 to 63. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 to 65. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 to 65. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.

$$

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