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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for North and Central New Mexico
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
616 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...Low pressure currently over southern California will
move east across Arizona tonight. Clouds will thicken over New Mexico
through tonight then lead to showers and storms Thursday. Rainfall
amounts are trending higher for areas south of the I-40 corridor
where a few areas may pick up between a quarter and one half inch
through Thursday evening. Westerly winds will become breezy over the
entire area Friday with drier air and sunny skies. The next trough of
low pressure will move across New Mexico Saturday and bring cooler
temperatures and breezy north to northwest winds. High pressure will
return Sunday and Monday with warmer and drier conditions.

NMZ101-191115-
Northwest Plateau-
616 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....70-75.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....38-43.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Max Humidity........48-68 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 10 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy in the morning, then partly
  cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....69-74.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........22-32 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 15 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming south
  10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....50 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 to 75. Southwest winds 15 to
25 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to 22 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 59 to 64. Northwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 64 to 69. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.

$$

NMZ102-191115-
North Central Mountains-
616 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....58-63.
*    Below 8000 ft....67-72.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....14-19 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...Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....32-37.
*    Below 8000 ft....35-40.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....56-76 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....51-71 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 14 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 5 to 10 mph shifting to the south 5 to
  15 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy in the morning, then mostly
  cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....55-60.
*    Below 8000 ft....64-69.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....26-36 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....24-34 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 16 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....50 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 63 to 68. Southwest winds 15 to
25 mph. Minimum Humidity 24 to 34 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Chance of rain showers. Highs 57 to 62.
West winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 25 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 60 to 65. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 16 to 21 percent.

$$

NMZ103-191115-
Northeast Highlands-
616 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....61-66.
*    Below 8000 ft....71-76.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......North 10 to 15 mph in the morning becoming
  terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 10 to 20 mph shifting to the northeast
  5 to 10 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.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....33-38.
*    Below 8000 ft....37-42.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....60-80 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....58-78 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 20 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....57-62.
*    Below 8000 ft....68-73.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....25-35 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....22-32 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 15 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming south
  10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....50 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 68 to 73. Southwest winds 20 to
30 mph. Minimum Humidity 20 to 30 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 60 to 65.
Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 22 to 32 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 62 to 67. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 15 to 20 percent.

$$

NMZ104-191115-
Northeast Plains-
616 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....76-81.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......North 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east in the
  afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...East 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....40-45.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........67-87 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 19 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......East 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north after
  midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....72-76.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........22-32 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 15 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......North 5 to 10 mph increasing to south 10 to
  20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 15 to 25 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...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 76 to 81. Southwest winds 20 to
30 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to 22 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
66 to 71. North winds 10 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to
22 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 66 to 71. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.

$$

NMZ105-191115-
Northwest Highlands-
616 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....63-68.
*    Below 8000 ft....70-75.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph.
* 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 with isolated showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....40-45.
*    Below 8000 ft....40-45.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....49-69 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....61-81 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 9 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Numerous showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....58-63.
*    Below 8000 ft....66-71.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....31-41 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....25-35 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 13 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....70 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 68 to 73. Southwest winds 15 to
25 mph. Minimum Humidity 18 to 28 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 62 to 67. Northwest winds 15 to
25 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 65 to 70. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 10 to 15 percent.

$$

NMZ106-191115-
Middle Rio Grande Valley-
616 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming
  partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....75-80.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* 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........2 very low increasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy with isolated showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....48-53.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........55-75 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest up to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the morning, then partly cloudy with numerous
  showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....70-74.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........32-42 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 19 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming south
  10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....60 pct.
* LAL.................3 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 to 80. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 19 to 29 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 71 to 76. Northwest winds 15 to
25 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 70 to 75. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.

$$

NMZ107-191115-
Sandia, Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
616 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....60-65.
*    Below 8000 ft....71-76.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....18-23 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20
  mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....41-46.
*    Below 8000 ft....44-49.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....47-67 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....50-70 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the morning, then mostly cloudy with numerous
  showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....55-60.
*    Below 8000 ft....66-71.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....41-51 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....32-42 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 23 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....70 pct.
* LAL.................3 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 to 75. Southwest winds 15 to
25 mph. Minimum Humidity 24 to 34 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 65 to 70. West winds 20 to 30 mph.
Minimum Humidity 18 to 28 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 65 to 70. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.

$$

NMZ108-191115-
East Central Plains-
616 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....79-83.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........11-16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....46-51.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........63-83 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast
  after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy in the morning, then mostly
  cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....73-77.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 degrees.
* Min Humidity........30-40 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 19 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 77 to 82. Southwest winds 15 to
25 mph. Minimum Humidity 25 to 35 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 73 to 78. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
Minimum Humidity 21 to 31 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs around 70. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
Humidity 16 to 21 percent.

$$

NMZ109-191115-
West Central Highlands-
616 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....66-70.
*    Below 8000 ft....71-76.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....23-33 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....18-23 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph.
* 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 with isolated showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....44-48.
*    Below 8000 ft....46-51.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....49-69 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....56-76 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Numerous showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....60-64.
*    Below 8000 ft....66-71.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....34-44 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....26-36 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 9 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....70 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 69 to 74. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 18 to 23 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 66 to 71. Northwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 68 to 73. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 10 to 15 percent.

$$

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