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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for North and Central New Mexico
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
634 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Partly to mostly cloudy skies are expected today before the storm
system arrives tonight. Precipitation will begin in earnest this
evening across the west central highlands before spreading north and
northeast overnight. Snow levels will lower from 8500 feet to around
7000 feet. Precipitation will persist on Sunday before diminishing
Sunday night. A few to several inches of snow accumulation is likely
across the western and northern mountains. Rain is the likely
precipitation type at lower elevations. Above normal temperatures
today will drop below normal across western and central New Mexico
Sunday, but will quickly rebound on Monday as a ridge moves overhead.
Monday looks windy across portions of central and eastern New
Mexico, but Thursday looks to be extremely windy. Critical fire
weather conditions may return for portions of the east and the Rio
Grande Valley Thursday afternoon.

NMZ101-191400-
Northwest Plateau-
634 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Numerous rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....51-56.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........38-48 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  southeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....70 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Widespread rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....34-38.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........78-98 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 9 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southeast 10 to 15 mph in the evening
  becoming terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....80 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Widespread rain and snow showers in the
  morning, then widespread rain showers and isolated thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....43-47.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 8 degrees.
* Min Humidity........51-61 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 13 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 20 mph shifting to the southwest
  in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....90 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 50 to 55. West winds
15 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 34 to 44 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 57 to 62. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 35 to 45 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers. Highs 59 to 64.
South winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 30 to 40 percent.

$$

NMZ102-191400-
North Central Mountains-
634 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy with scattered rain and snow
  showers.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....41-46.
*    Below 8000 ft....49-54.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....41-51 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....34-44 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 10 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 shifting to the south
  20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy with scattered rain and snow
  showers.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....24-29.
*    Below 8000 ft....31-36.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....80-100 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....79-99 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southeast 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 20 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph
  after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....50 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Widespread rain and snow showers.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....34-39.
*    Below 8000 ft....43-48.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....55-65 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....44-54 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 11 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 10 to 15 mph shifting to the southwest
  in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....90 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 44 to 49. Northwest
winds 20 to 30 mph. Minimum Humidity 31 to 41 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 52 to 57. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 26 to 36 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered rain showers. Highs 53 to 58.
Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 31 to 41 percent.

$$

NMZ103-191400-
Northeast Highlands-
634 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....45-50.
*    Below 8000 ft....57-62.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....33-43 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....23-33 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 12 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming south
  15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph shifting to the south 15 to
  25 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy with isolated snow showers.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....26-31.
*    Below 8000 ft....31-35.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....80-100 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....76-96 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 15 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Numerous rain showers and widespread snow
  showers.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....38-43.
*    Below 8000 ft....49-54.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 8 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....42-52 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....30-40 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip....80 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 54 to 59. Northwest
winds 25 to 35 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 23 percent.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs 63 to 68. West winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum
Humidity 17 to 27 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 63 to 68. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 18 to 28 percent.

$$

NMZ104-191400-
Northeast Plains-
634 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....64-69.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........18-23 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 5 to 10 mph increasing to south 10
  to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 5 to 15 mph increasing to south 15 to 25
  mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....35-39.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........72-92 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 26 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy with scattered rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....57-62.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 degrees.
* Min Humidity........25-35 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph
  in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 62 to 67. Northwest
winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs 70 to 75. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 14 to 19 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 72 to 77. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 16 to 21 percent.

$$

NMZ105-191400-
Northwest Highlands-
634 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Numerous rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....43-48.
*    Below 8000 ft....50-55.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....50-60 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....39-49 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....70 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Widespread rain and snow showers.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....26-30.
*    Below 8000 ft....31-36.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....80-100 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....78-98 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....80 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Widespread rain and snow showers in the
  morning, then widespread rain showers, isolated thunderstorms and
  widespread snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....35-40.
*    Below 8000 ft....41-46.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 9 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....58-68 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....44-54 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 11 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....80 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 48 to 53. West winds
15 to 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 27 to 37 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 57 to 62. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 28 to 38 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 58 to 63. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 25 to 35 percent.

$$

NMZ106-191400-
Middle Rio Grande Valley-
634 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....57-62.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........32-42 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. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Numerous rain showers.
* Min Temperature.....38-42.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Max Humidity........71-91 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 20 mph in the evening becoming
  terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....60 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Numerous rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....51-56.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 degrees.
* Min Humidity........32-42 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 25 to 35 mph becoming southwest 15 to
  25 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....70 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 58 to 63. Northwest
winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 22 to 32 percent.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs 65 to 70. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 24 to 34 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 67 to 72. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 20 to 30 percent.

$$

NMZ107-191400-
Sandia...Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
634 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....46-51.
*    Below 8000 ft....55-60.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....37-47 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....30-40 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming south
  10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 15 to 25 mph shifting to the south
  25 to 30 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered rain showers in the
  evening, then scattered rain and snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....29-33.
*    Below 8000 ft....32-37.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....72-92 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....78-98 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 20 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph
  after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low decreasing to 2 very low after
  midnight.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Numerous rain and snow showers in the
  morning, then numerous rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....38-43.
*    Below 8000 ft....47-52.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....48-58 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....36-46 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 25 to 35 mph becoming southwest 15 to
  25 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....70 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 53 to 58. Northwest
winds 25 to 35 mph. Minimum Humidity 23 to 33 percent.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs 61 to 66. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
Minimum Humidity 23 to 33 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 63 to 68. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 20 to 30 percent.

$$

NMZ108-191400-
East Central Plains-
634 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....66-71.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........17-22 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 5 to 15 mph shifting to the south 10 to
  15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....37-42.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........73-93 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 13 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 5 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy with scattered rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....58-63.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 degrees.
* Min Humidity........23-33 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 30 to 40 mph.
* 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...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 64 to 69. Northwest
winds 20 to 30 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs 70 to 75. West winds 10 to 20 mph. Minimum
Humidity 14 to 19 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 73 to 78. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.

$$

NMZ109-191400-
West Central Highlands-
634 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Numerous rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....44-48.
*    Below 8000 ft....50-55.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....47-57 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....38-48 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip....60 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Widespread rain and snow showers in the
  evening, then widespread snow showers and numerous rain showers
  after midnight.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....26-30.
*    Below 8000 ft....31-36.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....80-100 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....77-97 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip....80 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Numerous rain and snow showers in the
  morning, then numerous rain showers and isolated thunderstorms in
  the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....38-42.
*    Below 8000 ft....43-48.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....50-60 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....39-49 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....70 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 51 to 56. Northwest
winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 24 to 34 percent.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs 60 to 65. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 26 to 36 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 61 to 66. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 23 to 33 percent.

$$

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