742  
FNUS55 KABQ 221249  
FWFABQ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM  
549 AM MST THU FEB 22 2024  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
WINDS WILL RELAX TODAY BUT STILL REMAIN BREEZY MOST AREAS WITH GUSTY  
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A WEAK BACKDOOR FRONT WILL  
DIVE DOWN THE EASTERN PLAINS THIS MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON,  
CAUSING WINDS TO SHIFT NORTHEASTERLY. MOISTURE WILL BE IMPROVED, WITH  
ALL AREAS SEEING MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. UPPER  
LEVEL RIDGE WILL TAKE HOLD FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH LIGHT WINDS AND  
DRY CONDITIONS. CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL RETURN SUNDAY  
TO EASTERN NEW MEXICO WITH STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY. ANOTHER  
STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE AREA MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH VERY  
WINDY CONDITIONS AND CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION.  
 
NMZ101-231300-  
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-  
549 AM MST THU FEB 22 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 7 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 11 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-25.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 7 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........63-83 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 8 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW INCREASING TO 4 LOW AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-22 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 4 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 5 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
 
   
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 55 TO 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 15 TO 20 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 60 TO 65. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 16 TO 21 PERCENT.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 59 TO 64.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 21 TO 31 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ120-231300-  
NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-  
549 AM MST THU FEB 22 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....37-42.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....46-51.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 7 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....27-37 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....21-31 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 12 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....16-21.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....19-24.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 5 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....55-75 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....65-85 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 13 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH  
AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....39-44.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....48-53.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....20-30 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....18-23 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 7 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTH AROUND 10 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.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 52 TO 57. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 15 TO 25 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 54 TO 59. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 18 TO 28 PERCENT.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS 52 TO  
57. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 23 TO 33 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ121-231300-  
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-  
549 AM MST THU FEB 22 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 7 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-31 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 10 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 4 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........61-81 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 6 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-24 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 5 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTH AROUND 10 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.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 55 TO 60. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 16 TO 21 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 59 TO 64. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 18 TO 23 PERCENT.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 56 TO 61.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 23 TO 33 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ122-231300-  
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-  
549 AM MST THU FEB 22 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 6 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-32 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 15 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 15  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 5 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........63-83 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 2 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 10 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 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
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 49 TO 54. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 10 TO 15 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 14 TO 24 PERCENT.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS  
47 TO 52. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 21 TO  
31 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ123-231300-  
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-  
549 AM MST THU FEB 22 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....38-42.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....49-54.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 9 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....34-44 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....19-29 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 15 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 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........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....23-27.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....24-29.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 3 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....60-80 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....67-87 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 10 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....42-46.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....51-56.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....20-25 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....15-20 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 7 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......WEST 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 3 VERY LOW IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 61 TO 66. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 9 TO 14 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 63 TO 68. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 11 TO 16 PERCENT.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 61 TO 66. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 18 TO 28 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ104-231300-  
NORTHEAST PLAINS-  
549 AM MST THU FEB 22 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 12 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-31 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 19 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH. 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........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 3 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........68-88 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 10 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 5  
TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-22 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 7 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 66 TO 71. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 10 TO 15 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 71 TO 76. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 9 TO 14 PERCENT.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST. HIGHS 69 TO 74. WEST  
WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 14 TO 19 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ105-231300-  
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-  
549 AM MST THU FEB 22 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN CLEARING.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....42-47.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....49-54.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 5 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....25-35 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....18-23 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 10 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....17-22.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....20-25.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 7 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....47-67 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....63-83 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 22 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW INCREASING TO 3 VERY LOW AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....45-50.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....51-56.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....15-20 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....12-17 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 9 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 59 TO 64. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 17 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 62 TO 67. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 13 TO 18 PERCENT.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 59 TO  
64. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 18 TO 28 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ106-231300-  
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY-  
549 AM MST THU FEB 22 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 7 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-24 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 9 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 4 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........47-67 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 16 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW INCREASING TO 3 VERY LOW AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........13-18 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 4 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 64 TO 69. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 17 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 71 TO 76. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 17 PERCENT.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO  
30 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 16 TO 21 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ124-231300-  
SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS-  
549 AM MST THU FEB 22 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....40-45.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....51-56.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 8 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....27-32 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....20-25 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 12 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO 20  
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....25-29.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....25-30.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 4 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....40-60 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....54-74 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 10 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....41-46.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....52-57.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....21-26 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....15-20 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 5 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTH AROUND 10 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........4 LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 59 TO 64. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 13 TO 18 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 64 TO 69. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 13 TO 18 PERCENT.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 64 TO  
69. SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 19 TO 29 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ125-231300-  
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-  
549 AM MST THU FEB 22 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 10 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-24 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 10 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO 20  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 5 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........69-89 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 11 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-21 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 3 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 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
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 64 TO 69. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 11 TO 16 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 66 TO 71. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 13 TO 18 PERCENT.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST. HIGHS 65 TO 70. WEST  
WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 19 TO 24 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ126-231300-  
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS-  
549 AM MST THU FEB 22 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 14 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-22 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 15 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-36.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 5 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 23 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-63.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 2 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 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.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 68 TO 73. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO  
25 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 11 TO 16 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 10 TO 15 PERCENT.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST. HIGHS 75 TO 80. WEST  
WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 14 TO 19 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ109-231300-  
WEST CENTRAL BASIN AND RANGE-  
549 AM MST THU FEB 22 2024  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN CLEARING.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....44-48.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....50-55.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 4 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....26-36 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....20-30 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 11 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....23-27.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....24-29.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 4 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....48-68 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....52-72 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 27 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....49-53.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....53-58.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 3 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....16-21 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....15-20 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 10 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...NORTH 5 TO 15 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
 
   
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 60 TO 65. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 14 TO 19 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 64 TO 69. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 14 TO 19 PERCENT.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 60 TO 65.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 19 TO 29 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
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