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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for North and Central New Mexico
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
558 AM MST Wed Dec 12 2018

.DISCUSSION...
A strong cold front will cross western and central New Mexico
tonight, while a strong backdoor cold front pushes southward across
the eastern plains. Gusty north to northwest winds will develop
along and behind these cold fronts this evening through mid morning
Thursday across western and central New Mexico and late this evening
through Thursday afternoon across the eastern plains. Wind gusts
tonight will be greater than 60 mph in some locations. Strong north
winds will continue across the eastern plains on Thursday.
Ventilation rates Thursday will be good to excellent east of the
central mountains and poor to fair to the west. High pressure will
build across the region Friday and Saturday with a warming trend and
poor ventilation expected. Temperatures will remain above normal
Sunday through Tuesday with a weak low pressure system bringing
slight chances of rain and high elevation snow to western New Mexico
Monday night.

NMZ101-122215-
Northwest Plateau-
558 AM MST Wed Dec 12 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....46-51.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........30-40 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming west
  20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 20 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 40 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....15-19.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 degrees.
* Max Humidity........56-76 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 24 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 25 to 40 mph. Gusts up to 65 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 50 to 60 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....35-40.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 11 degrees.
* Min Humidity........22-32 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 35 to 45 mph decreasing to 25 to 35 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 42 to 47. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 19 to 29 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. Terrain dominated
winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 18 to 23 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 25 to 35 percent.

$$

NMZ102-122215-
North Central Mountains-
558 AM MST Wed Dec 12 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....34-39.
*    Below 8000 ft....44-49.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....36-46 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....31-41 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 14 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 55 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 25 to 35 mph increasing to 35 to 45 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Snow likely. Areas of blowing snow.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....9-14.
*    Below 8000 ft....14-19.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....61-81 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....54-74 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 17 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 60 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 45 to 55 mph.
* Chance of Precip....70 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....24-29.
*    Below 8000 ft....33-38.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 11 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....24-34 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....22-32 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 12 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 30 to 40 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 41 to 46. Northeast winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to 22 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 44 to 49. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 19 to 29 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 45 to 50. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 24 to 34 percent.

$$

NMZ103-122215-
Northeast Highlands-
558 AM MST Wed Dec 12 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....40-45.
*    Below 8000 ft....53-58.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....22-32 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 9 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph
  in the afternoon. Gusts up to 55 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 20 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 40 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.........Snow likely and chance of rain in the
  evening, then snow likely after midnight. Areas of blowing snow.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....11-16.
*    Below 8000 ft....20-25.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....58-78 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....54-74 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 25 to 35 mph increasing to north 30
  to 45 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 70 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 45 to 55 mph.
* Chance of Precip....70 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....26-31.
*    Below 8000 ft....35-40.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 18 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....20-25 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....18-23 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......North 25 to 40 mph. Gusts up to 60 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 45 to 55 mph decreasing to 35 to 45 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...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 48 to 53. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 52 to 57. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 49 to 54. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 21 to 31 percent.

$$

NMZ104-122215-
Northeast Plains-
558 AM MST Wed Dec 12 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....60-65.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph
  in the afternoon. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 15 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 35 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.........Snow likely and chance of rain in the
  evening, then snow likely after midnight. Areas of blowing snow
  after midnight.
* Min Temperature.....25-30.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Max Humidity........54-74 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 25 to 35 mph increasing to north 30
  to 45 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 70 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip....70 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low decreasing to 2 very low after
  midnight.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing.
* Max Temperature.....37-42.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 23 degrees.
* Min Humidity........19-24 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......North 30 to 45 mph. Gusts up to 70 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 50 to 60 mph decreasing to 40 to 50 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...
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 53 to 58. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 58 to 63. Southwest winds 5 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 16 to 21 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 54 to 59. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum Humidity 21 to 26 percent.

$$

NMZ105-122215-
Northwest Highlands-
558 AM MST Wed Dec 12 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....41-46.
*    Below 8000 ft....49-54.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....31-41 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....25-35 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph
  in the afternoon. Gusts up to 55 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 20 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 40 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....13-17.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-21.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....53-73 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....45-65 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 21 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 25 to 40 mph. Gusts up to 70 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 55 to 65 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....32-36.
*    Below 8000 ft....38-43.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 10 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 13 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20
  mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 40 to 50 mph decreasing to 30 to 40 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 46 to 51. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 48 to 53. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 49 to 54. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 22 to 32 percent.

$$

NMZ106-122215-
Middle Rio Grande Valley-
558 AM MST Wed Dec 12 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....54-59.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 8 degrees.
* Min Humidity........23-33 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 9 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  southwest 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 15 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....24-29.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........36-56 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 29 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 25 to 40 mph. Gusts up to 65 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 45 to 55 mph 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.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....43-48.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 12 degrees.
* Min Humidity........14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 20 to 30 mph becoming north 15 to
  20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 55 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 45 to 55 mph decreasing to 30 to 40 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 48 to 53. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 16 to 21 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 51 to 56. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 16 to 21 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 53 to 58. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 21 to 31 percent.

$$

NMZ107-122215-
Sandia, Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
558 AM MST Wed Dec 12 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....39-44.
*    Below 8000 ft....50-55.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....36-41 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....28-38 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph
  in the afternoon. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 20 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 40 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of snow after midnight.
  Areas of blowing snow after midnight.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....16-20.
*    Below 8000 ft....21-26.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....37-57 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....43-63 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 19 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 25 to 40 mph. Gusts up to 65 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 45 to 55 mph increasing to 55 to 65
  mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....27-31.
*    Below 8000 ft....37-42.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 13 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....26-31 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....20-25 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 55 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 40 to 50 mph decreasing to 25 to 35 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 47 to 52. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 49 to 54. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 50 to 55. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 23 to 33 percent.

$$

NMZ108-122215-
East Central Plains-
558 AM MST Wed Dec 12 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....61-66.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........19-24 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph
  in the afternoon. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 20 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 40 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear in the evening, then mostly
  cloudy with snow likely and chance of rain after midnight. Areas
  of blowing snow after midnight.
* Min Temperature.....29-33.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........51-71 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 25 to 35 mph increasing to northwest 30
  to 45 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 70 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip....60 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low decreasing to 2 very low after
  midnight.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Areas of blowing snow in the morning. Mostly
  cloudy with a chance of snow in the morning, then mostly sunny in
  the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....40-44.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 21 degrees.
* Min Humidity........22-32 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......North 30 to 45 mph. Gusts up to 65 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 50 to 60 mph decreasing to 40 to 50 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 17 to 22 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 57 to 62. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 25 to 30 percent.

$$

NMZ109-122215-
West Central Highlands-
558 AM MST Wed Dec 12 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....45-50.
*    Below 8000 ft....51-56.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....29-39 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....25-35 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph
  in the afternoon. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....16-20.
*    Below 8000 ft....18-23.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....41-61 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....43-63 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 26 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 25 to 40 mph. Gusts up to 65 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 45 to 55 mph increasing to 55 to 65
  mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....35-39.
*    Below 8000 ft....39-44.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 11 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 12 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 25 to 35 mph decreasing to 15 to 20
  mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 60 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North 45 to 55 mph decreasing to 35 to 45 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...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 47 to 52. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 49 to 54. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 49 to 54. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 22 to 32 percent.

$$

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