595  
FNUS55 KABQ 172153  
FWFABQ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM  
253 PM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TO 4PM MST SUNDAY AFTERNOON DUE TO  
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND WELL ABOVE NORMAL  
TEMPERATURES...  
   
DISCUSSION
 
DRY TONIGHT, MILD FOR MID FEBRUARY. INCREASING WINDS  
SUNDAY WILL COMBINE WITH DRY AIR AND WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURE TO  
PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON THE NORTHEAST PLAINS  
SUNDAY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP LATE SUNDAY OVER THE WEST  
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS AND SPREAD NORTH AND EAST SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY,  
WITH MOUNTAIN SNOW AND VALLEY RAIN. A STORM APPROACHING FROM THE  
NORTHWEST WILL BRING ADDITION RAIN AND HIGHER TERRAIN SNOW MONDAY  
NIGHT AND TUESDAY TO WESTERN AND CENTRAL AREAS. IT WILL BE MILD  
SUNDAY, COOLER MONDAY AND COLDER TUESDAY. DRY AND MILDER WEDNESDAY  
AND THURSDAY. A COUPLE OF WEAK DISTURBANCES COULD BRING A LITTLE  
PRECIPITATION TO THE NORTH NEXT FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.  
 
NMZ101-181500-  
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-  
253 PM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-29.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 7 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........68-88 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 13 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......TERRAIN DOMINATED 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING  
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 25  
TO 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 3 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-31 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 2 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST  
15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW INCREASING TO 3 VERY LOW IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 8 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 4 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH BECOMING WEST AND  
INCREASING TO 50 TO 60 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING,  
THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 8 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 8 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHWEST 55 TO 65 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....60 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW INCREASING TO 3 VERY LOW IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 33 TO  
38. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 24 TO 34 PERCENT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 36 TO 41. TERRAIN DOMINATED WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 21 TO 31 PERCENT.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 47 TO 52. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 25 TO 35 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ102-181500-  
NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-  
253 PM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....20-25.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....24-29.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 4 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....50-70 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....63-83 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 20 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 50 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........3 VERY LOW DECREASING TO 2 VERY LOW AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....41-46.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....52-57.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....28-38 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....26-36 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 4 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW INCREASING TO 3 VERY LOW IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE  
EVENING, THEN SNOW SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....26-31.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....31-36.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 7 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....54-74 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....65-85 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 6 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH BECOMING WEST AND  
INCREASING TO 50 TO 60 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....80 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW DECREASING TO 2 VERY LOW AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS WITH RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
MORNING, THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....36-41.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....46-51.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 5 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....36-46 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....27-37 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 7 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHWEST 55 TO 65 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
 
   
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 30 TO 35.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 20 TO 30 PERCENT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 32 TO 37. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 20 TO 30 PERCENT.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 42 TO 47. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 25 TO 35 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ103-181500-  
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-  
253 PM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....25-30.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....28-33.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....43-63 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....46-66 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 13 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 35  
TO 45 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW DECREASING TO 3 VERY LOW AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....44-49.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....58-63.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 4 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....20-30 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....14-19 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 6 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH INCREASING TO 50 TO 60 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW DECREASING TO 2 VERY LOW IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....29-34.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....34-39.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 6 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....49-69 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....52-72 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 6 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 50 TO 60 MPH INCREASING TO 60 TO 70 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....39-44.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....53-58.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 5 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....30-40 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....20-30 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 6 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 55 TO 65 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW INCREASING TO 3 VERY LOW IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 38 TO 43.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 17 TO 27 PERCENT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 37 TO 42. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 18 TO 28 PERCENT.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 46 TO 51. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO  
25 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 22 TO 32 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ104-181500-  
NORTHEAST PLAINS-  
253 PM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 4 PM MST SUNDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-36.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 4 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........44-64 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 18 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 10 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........12-17 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 45 TO 55 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 6 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 6 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHWEST 50 TO 60 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 3 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 3 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHWEST 50 TO 60 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 47 TO 52. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 17 TO 22 PERCENT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 39 TO 44. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO  
20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 22 TO 32 PERCENT.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 51 TO 56. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 24 TO 34 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ105-181500-  
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-  
253 PM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....27-31.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....28-33.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 3 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....49-69 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....66-86 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 14 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......TERRAIN DOMINATED 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 30  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW DECREASING TO 2 VERY LOW AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....45-50.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....54-59.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....33-43 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....29-39 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 7 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS  
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....30-34.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....33-38.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 6 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....67-87 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....66-86 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 8 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH INCREASING TO 60 TO 70  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW  
SHOWERS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....38-43.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....46-51.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 8 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....35-45 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....28-38 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 5 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHWEST 55 TO 65 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 33 TO 38.  
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 19 TO 29 PERCENT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 37 TO 42. TERRAIN DOMINATED WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 19 TO 29 PERCENT.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 48 TO 53. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 22 TO 32 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ106-181500-  
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY-  
253 PM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 16 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......TERRAIN DOMINATED 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30  
MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 25  
TO 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW DECREASING TO 2 VERY LOW AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 5 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........28-38 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW INCREASING TO 3 VERY LOW IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 4 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........64-84 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 6 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND  
INCREASING TO 45 TO 55 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 5 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 2 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHWEST 50 TO 60 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 46 TO 51. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 18 TO 28 PERCENT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 46 TO 51. TERRAIN DOMINATED WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 20 TO 30 PERCENT.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 54 TO 59. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 23 TO 33 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ107-181500-  
SANDIA, MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS-  
253 PM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....29-34.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....31-36.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....46-66 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....68-88 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 17 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 25  
TO 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW DECREASING TO 3 VERY LOW AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....44-49.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....56-61.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 4 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....38-48 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....32-42 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 6 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
IN THE EVENING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....30-35.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....36-40.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 4 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....62-67 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....64-84 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 3 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH INCREASING TO 50 TO 60 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....40-45.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....51-56.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 5 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....35-45 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....31-41 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHWEST 55 TO 65 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS  
42 TO 47. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 22 TO  
32 PERCENT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 41 TO 46. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 23 TO 33 PERCENT.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 49 TO 54. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 28 TO 38 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ108-181500-  
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS-  
253 PM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-39.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 17 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW DECREASING TO 3 VERY LOW AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 8 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 2 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 45 TO 55 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 7 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........62-82 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 5 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 50 TO 60 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 3 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHWEST 50 TO 60 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 54 TO 59. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO  
25 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 18 TO 23 PERCENT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS 5 TO  
15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 21 TO 31 PERCENT.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 24 TO 34 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ109-181500-  
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-  
253 PM MST SAT FEB 17 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....31-35.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....32-37.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 3 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....64-84 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....62-82 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 20 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 30  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....49-53.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....55-60.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....38-48 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....31-41 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 6 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....32-36.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....35-39.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 3 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....57-77 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....57-77 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 11 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND  
INCREASING TO 50 TO 60 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....42-46.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....49-54.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 7 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....42-52 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....30-40 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHWEST 50 TO 60 MPH INCREASING TO 60 TO 70  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 38 TO 43. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 19 TO 29 PERCENT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 41 TO 46. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 19 TO 29 PERCENT.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 49 TO 54. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 22 TO 32 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
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