468  
FNUS55 KABQ 161217  
FWFABQ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM  
617 AM MDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL STALL OVER ARIZONA AND UTAH  
THROUGH WEDNESDAY, BEFORE WEAKENING AND EXITING EASTWARD ACROSS THE  
CENTRAL ROCKIES THURSDAY. IT WILL KEEP MOIST LOW LEVEL AIR STREAMING  
OVER NEW MEXICO WITH A CHANCE FOR LIGHT RAIN AND MAINLY MOUNTAIN  
SNOW. EAST CANYON WINDS ARE EXPECTED IN THE CENTRAL VALLEY FROM  
SANTA FE SOUTHWARD TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING WITH GUSTS  
POTENTIALLY REACHING 45 MPH IN ALBUQUERQUE AND GRANTS. DRIER AIR WILL  
ARRIVE WITH WARMER CONDITIONS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, BUT MORE RAIN AND  
HIGH TERRAIN SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AND MONDAY AS ANOTHER UPPER  
LOW APPROACHES FROM THE WEST.  
 
NMZ101-171300-  
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-  
617 AM MDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 7 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........31-41 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 2 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN  
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 5 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 2 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 30 TO 40 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....80 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING,  
THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 4 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 12 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 30 TO 40 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 51 TO 56.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 50 TO 60 PERCENT.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. TERRAIN DOMINATED  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 37 TO 47 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 60 TO 65. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 29 TO 39 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ102-171300-  
NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-  
617 AM MDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....40-45.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....49-54.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 9 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....33-43 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....30-40 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 27 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......EAST 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...EAST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....60 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN  
SNOW SHOWERS WITH RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....21-26.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....28-33.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 2 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....80-100 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....77-97 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 5 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......EAST 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...EAST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....80 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....36-41.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....47-52.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 3 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....51-61 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....40-50 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 12 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....60 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS, SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND  
PATCHY VERY LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE. HIGHS 48 TO 53. SOUTH WINDS  
15 TO 25 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 40 TO 50 PERCENT.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.  
HIGHS 53 TO 58. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 32 TO  
42 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 56 TO 61. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 23 TO 33 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ103-171300-  
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-  
617 AM MDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH BRIEF VERY LIGHT SLEET  
WITH POSSIBLE RAIN SHOWERS, SNOW SHOWERS AND FREEZING DRIZZLE IN  
THE MORNING, THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....36-41.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....45-50.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 7 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....36-46 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....27-37 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 16 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO EAST 15  
TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....60 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN SHOWERS, SNOW SHOWERS WITH POSSIBLE  
SLEET AND FREEZING DRIZZLE LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN  
SHOWERS WITH POSSIBLE SNOW SHOWERS, SLEET AND FREEZING DRIZZLE  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....19-24.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....28-33.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 3 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....80-100 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....80-100 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 10 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...EAST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....80 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE SLEET, SNOW  
SHOWERS AND FREEZING DRIZZLE LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN AND  
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....32-37.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....39-44.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 6 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....64-74 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....60-70 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 35 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST  
IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 30 TO 40 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....60 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE SLEET,  
SNOW SHOWERS AND FREEZING DRIZZLE LIKELY. HIGHS 47 TO 52. SOUTH  
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 42 TO 52 PERCENT.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 56 TO 61. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 33 TO 43 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 56 TO 61. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 24 TO 34 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ104-171300-  
NORTHEAST PLAINS-  
617 AM MDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 9 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 3 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 5  
TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST  
10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
EVENING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE SLEET AND  
FREEZING DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 6 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........79-99 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 10 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....60 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND PATCHY  
VERY LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 7 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........59-69 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 35 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND PATCHY VERY  
LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE. HIGHS 46 TO 51. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 58 TO 68 PERCENT.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 60 TO 65. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 33 TO 43 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 59 TO 64. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 28 TO 38 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ105-171300-  
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-  
617 AM MDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....35-40.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....40-45.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 3 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....57-67 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....52-62 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 10 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 30 TO 40 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....80 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. PATCHY FREEZING FOG  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....24-29.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....31-36.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 4 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....80-100 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....75-95 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 9 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 30 TO 40 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....90 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....38-43.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....45-50.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 5 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....54-64 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....45-55 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 4 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS 50 TO 55.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 39 TO 49 PERCENT.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 55 TO 60. TERRAIN DOMINATED WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 35 TO 45 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS  
58 TO 63. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 31 TO  
41 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ106-171300-  
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY-  
617 AM MDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 4 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 13 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......EAST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....60 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING,  
THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 4 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........72-92 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......EAST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 30 TO 40 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....60 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 7 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........39-49 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......EAST 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 52 TO 57.  
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 48 TO 58 PERCENT.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 61 TO 66. TERRAIN DOMINATED WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 36 TO 46 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 63 TO 68. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 30 TO 40 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ107-171300-  
SANDIA, MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS-  
617 AM MDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. BRIEF VERY LIGHT SLEET WITH  
POSSIBLE RAIN SHOWERS, SNOW SHOWERS AND FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE  
MORNING, THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....34-39.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....40-45.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 7 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....45-55 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....45-55 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 21 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......EAST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 30  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....60 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE SLEET, SNOW  
SHOWERS AND FREEZING DRIZZLE LIKELY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....24-28.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....30-34.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 4 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....80-100 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....78-98 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 7 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......EAST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 30 TO 40 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS WITH  
POSSIBLE SLEET, SNOW SHOWERS AND FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING,  
THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....37-42.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....43-48.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 3 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....53-63 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....46-56 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 13 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......EAST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS WITH POSSIBLE  
SLEET AND FREEZING DRIZZLE. HIGHS 46 TO 51. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 53 TO 63 PERCENT.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 57 TO 62. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 38 TO 48 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS  
57 TO 62. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 34 TO  
44 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ108-171300-  
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS-  
617 AM MDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
AND PATCHY VERY LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING, THEN  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 7 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........28-38 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 8 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN  
SHOWERS LIKELY AND PATCHY VERY LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-39.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 3 DEGREES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........78-98 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 17 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH INCREASING TO 30 TO 40  
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....60 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-48.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 2 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........63-73 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 29 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 30 TO 40 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
THURSDAY
 
CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 67 TO 77 PERCENT.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 60 TO 65. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 39 TO 49 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO  
15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 35 TO 45 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
NMZ109-171300-  
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-  
617 AM MDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING,  
THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....31-36.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....38-43.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....72-82 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....54-64 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 15 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......EAST 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....80 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FREEZING  
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....23-27.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....29-34.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....95-100 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....76-96 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......EAST 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....41-45.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....46-51.  
* 24 HR TREND......UP 9 DEGREES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........  
* ABOVE 8000 FT....58-68 PCT.  
* BELOW 8000 FT....47-57 PCT.  
* 24 HR TREND......DOWN 12 PCT.  
* WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
* 10000 FT MSL WIND...SOUTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH.  
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 51 TO 56.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 40 TO 50 PERCENT.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 55 TO  
60. TERRAIN DOMINATED WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 38 TO  
48 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 57 TO 62. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 31 TO 41 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
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