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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for North and Central New Mexico
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
615 AM MDT Mon Sep 18 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING
FOR THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND HIGHLANDS, NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND
PLAINS, SANDIA, MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS AND EAST CENTRAL
PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

.DISCUSSION...
A dry and warm forecast through Wednesday. The strongest winds will
be Tuesday and will combine with low humidity to create critial fire
weather conditions. Areas affected include portions of the northwest
and east. A much more unsettled pattern will begin Thursday and
continue through early next week. Showers and thunderstorms will
develop over the western and central mountains Thursday and spread
to all areas Friday. Some drying in the west this weekend but still
active in the east. Isolated severe weather is possible in the east
Friday through Sunday.

NMZ101-191100-
Northwest Plateau-
615 AM MDT Mon Sep 18 2017

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

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....78-82.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 12 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 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.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....45-50.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........37-57 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 22 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 15 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 35
  mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....78-83.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........11-16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 20 mph shifting to the west
  15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 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...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 79 to 84. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 76 to 81. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum
Humidity 18 to 23 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs
72 to 77. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 22 to
32 percent.

$$

NMZ102-191100-
North Central Mountains-
615 AM MDT Mon Sep 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....63-68.
*    Below 8000 ft....75-80.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 16 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 15 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 increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....38-43.
*    Below 8000 ft....43-48.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....35-55 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....41-61 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 30 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 15 to 25 mph increasing to west 25
  to 35 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....63-68.
*    Below 8000 ft....75-80.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....12-17 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....13-18 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 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........2 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 73 to 78. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 73 to 78. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 20 to
30 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs
69 to 74. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 25 to
35 percent.

$$

NMZ103-191100-
Northeast Highlands-
615 AM MDT Mon Sep 18 2017

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

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....65-70.
*    Below 8000 ft....76-81.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....19-24 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....19-24 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 24 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 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........3 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....41-46.
*    Below 8000 ft....46-50.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....41-61 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....38-58 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 41 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 15 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 40
  mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....65-70.
*    Below 8000 ft....77-82.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....13-18 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 40 to 50 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 76 to 81. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
77 to 82. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 20 to
30 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
74 to 79. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Minimum Humidity 28 to
38 percent.

$$

NMZ104-191100-
Northeast Plains-
615 AM MDT Mon Sep 18 2017

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

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing.
* Max Temperature.....82-87.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 degrees.
* Min Humidity........17-22 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 21 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....52-57.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........42-62 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 41 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 15 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 35
  mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....84-89.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 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........5 moderate decreasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 81 to 86. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 14 to 19 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 84 to 89. Southwest winds 15 to
25 mph. Minimum Humidity 19 to 24 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
81 to 86. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Minimum Humidity 28 to
38 percent.

$$

NMZ105-191100-
Northwest Highlands-
615 AM MDT Mon Sep 18 2017

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

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....68-73.
*    Below 8000 ft....76-81.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....13-18 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....45-49.
*    Below 8000 ft....45-50.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....31-41 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....34-54 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 20 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 20 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 40
  mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....68-73.
*    Below 8000 ft....76-81.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....12-17 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....11-16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 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...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 77 to 82. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 74 to 79. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum
Humidity 21 to 31 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
71 to 76. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 22 to
32 percent.

$$

NMZ106-191100-
Middle Rio Grande Valley-
615 AM MDT Mon Sep 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....84-89.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....54-59.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........37-57 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 16 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 15 mph in the evening
  becoming terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 15 to 20 mph shifting to the west
  20 to 30 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....85-90.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........11-16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 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........2 very low increasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 84 to 89. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 84 to 89. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 18 to 28 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
81 to 86. South winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 21 to
31 percent.

$$

NMZ107-191100-
Sandia, Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
615 AM MDT Mon Sep 18 2017

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

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....66-71.
*    Below 8000 ft....78-83.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....18-23 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....18-23 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 15 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.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....47-52.
*    Below 8000 ft....50-55.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....26-46 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....40-60 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 23 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 15 to 20 mph shifting to the west
  20 to 30 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....68-73.
*    Below 8000 ft....80-84.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 to 85. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 80 to 85. Southwest winds 15 to
25 mph. Minimum Humidity 19 to 29 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
77 to 82. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 23 to
33 percent.

$$

NMZ108-191100-
East Central Plains-
615 AM MDT Mon Sep 18 2017

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

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing.
* Max Temperature.....85-89.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 13 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....56-61.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........52-72 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 28 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....87-91.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 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...
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 84 to 89. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 14 to 19 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 85 to 90. Southwest winds 10 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 21 to 31 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
83 to 88. South winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 28 to
38 percent.

$$

NMZ109-191100-
West Central Highlands-
615 AM MDT Mon Sep 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....70-75.
*    Below 8000 ft....77-82.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....19-24 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 15 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.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....46-50.
*    Below 8000 ft....49-54.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....35-55 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....38-58 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 14 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 15 to 25 mph increasing to southwest 25
  to 35 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 2 very low after
  midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....70-75.
*    Below 8000 ft....77-82.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....18-23 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 mph decreasing to 25 to 35 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 76 to 81. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 76 to 81. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 21 to
31 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
73 to 78. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 23 to
33 percent.

$$

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