Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for North and Central New Mexico
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
323 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Warmer and drier today and Saturday with highs above average,
in advance of another upper level storm system and associated
cold front Sunday/Monday. Models still not in the best agreement
regarding the track, timing and location of precipitation with
this incoming system. By next Tuesday a warming and drying trend
will be established. Breezy to windy Wednesday into Thursday with
more model uncertainty for the next storm system Thursday/Friday.
Widespread poor vent rates today and over northern New Mexico
Saturday.

NMZ101-152230-
Northwest Plateau-
323 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....45-49.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 15 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....13-18.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........46-66 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 15 pct.
* 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.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....48-52.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 15 to 25 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...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers. Highs in
the mid 40s. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
28 to 38 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 27 to 37 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 45 to 50. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 24 to 34 percent.

$$

NMZ102-152230-
North Central Mountains-
323 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....38-43.
*    Below 8000 ft....44-48.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 18 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......North 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest
  in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....16-21.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-21.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....37-57 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....47-67 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 27 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....40-45.
*    Below 8000 ft....46-51.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....13-18 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 15 to 25 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...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers. Highs
37 to 42. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
26 to 36 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 39 to 44. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 25 to 35 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 44 to 49. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 22 to 32 percent.

$$

NMZ103-152230-
Northeast Highlands-
323 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....42-47.
*    Below 8000 ft....50-55.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 15 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....12-17 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....11-16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 30 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 20 to 30 mph becoming northwest 5 to 15
  mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....18-23.
*    Below 8000 ft....21-26.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 8 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....48-68 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....38-58 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 42 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 5 to 15 mph shifting to the
  southwest after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate after
  midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....45-50.
*    Below 8000 ft....54-59.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....11-16 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....11-16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers. Highs
38 to 43. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 27 to
37 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 44 to 49. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 22 to 32 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 48 to 53. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 18 to 28 percent.

$$

NMZ104-152230-
Northeast Plains-
323 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....52-57.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 12 degrees.
* Min Humidity........14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 24 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph shifting to the southwest
  10 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 20 to 30 mph becoming northwest 10 to
  20 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....24-29.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 degrees.
* Max Humidity........39-59 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 42 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate after
  midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....56-61.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 42 to 47.
Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 35 to 45 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs 49 to
54. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 22 to 32 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 52 to 57. Southeast winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 18 to 23 percent.

$$

NMZ105-152230-
Northwest Highlands-
323 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....42-47.
*    Below 8000 ft....47-51.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 16 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  northwest 10 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.....
*    Above 8000 ft....21-26.
*    Below 8000 ft....13-18.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....28-38 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....52-72 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 18 pct.
* 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.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....43-48.
*    Below 8000 ft....48-53.
*    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 becoming
  southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 15 to 25 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...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers. Highs
39 to 44. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
33 to 43 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 43 to 48. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 25 to 35 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 47 to 52. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 21 to 31 percent.

$$

NMZ106-152230-
Middle Rio Grande Valley-
323 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....47-51.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........19-24 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....19-24.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........53-73 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 10 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 10 to 20 mph becoming west up to 10
  mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....48-52.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........22-32 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming south
  10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 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 cloudy. Rain showers likely and chance of snow
showers. Highs in the mid 40s. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum Humidity 33 to 43 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs in the
upper 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 34 to
44 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 24 to 34 percent.

$$

NMZ107-152230-
Sandia, Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
323 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....38-42.
*    Below 8000 ft....45-50.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....18-23 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 11 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....24-28.
*    Below 8000 ft....19-24.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....33-43 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....57-77 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 15 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....38-43.
*    Below 8000 ft....46-51.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....18-23 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....21-31 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Rain and snow showers likely. Highs 40 to
45. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 37 to 47 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow showers.
Highs 42 to 47. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 34 to
44 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 46 to 51. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 25 to 35 percent.

$$

NMZ108-152230-
East Central Plains-
323 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....51-56.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 degrees.
* Min Humidity........15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....25-30.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 degrees.
* Max Humidity........57-77 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 25 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 5 to 15 mph shifting to the southwest 10
  to 20 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....55-60.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers. Highs
47 to 52. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 31 to
41 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs 49 to
54. West winds 10 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 33 to 43 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 53 to 58. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 22 to 32 percent.

$$

NMZ109-152230-
West Central Highlands-
323 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....44-48.
*    Below 8000 ft....46-51.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....13-18 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....22-27.
*    Below 8000 ft....17-22.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....33-43 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....42-62 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 18 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest up to
  10 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....47-51.
*    Below 8000 ft....49-53.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....13-18 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* 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 15 mph increasing 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...Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow showers likely. Highs 39 to
44. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 38 to 48 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow showers.
Highs 42 to 47. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 33 to
43 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Terrain dominated
winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 22 to 32 percent.

$$



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