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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for North and Central New Mexico
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
649 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Rain and snow showers will move across central and western NM today
and produce gusty winds with little precipitation. Ridge top winds
will increase tonight then spread across much of the area Monday
ahead of the next storm system. Rain and snow will develop from west
to east Monday night and Tuesday. A few to several inches are likely
over west and southwest facing slopes of the northern and western
high terrain. Meanwhile, marginal critical fire weather conditions
will develop over far eastern New Mexico Monday then strong winds
will impact much of eastern New Mexico Tuesday. Temperatures will be
below normal for most of the area through the entire period. More
tranquil weather will develop Wednesday and Thursday with very dry
northwest flow.

NMZ101-271400-
Northwest Plateau-
649 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers in
  the morning, then partly cloudy with scattered rain showers in
  the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....42-46.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........28-38 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 13 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming west
  10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy with isolated snow showers.
* Min Temperature.....24-28.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Max Humidity........75-95 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 9 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph shifting to the south after
  midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 15 to 20 mph shifting to the southwest
  20 to 30 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy with scattered rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....45-49.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........28-38 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 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 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow showers with rain showers likely.
Highs 39 to 44. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 41 to
51 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 39 to 44. Northwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 26 to 36 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 46 to 51. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 23 to 33 percent.

$$

NMZ102-271400-
North Central Mountains-
649 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers in
  the morning, then partly cloudy with scattered rain and snow
  showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....27-32.
*    Below 8000 ft....39-44.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....37-47 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....29-39 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy with scattered snow showers.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....15-20.
*    Below 8000 ft....20-25.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....73-93 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....72-92 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 9 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Numerous rain and snow showers.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....32-37.
*    Below 8000 ft....44-49.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....34-44 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....27-37 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip....70 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Cloudy. Snow showers with rain showers likely. Highs
36 to 41. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Minimum Humidity 41 to
51 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 34 to 39. Northwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 25 to 35 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 42 to 47. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 20 to 30 percent.

$$

NMZ103-271400-
Northeast Highlands-
649 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy with scattered snow showers.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....30-35.
*    Below 8000 ft....44-49.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....22-32 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy with scattered snow showers.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....16-21.
*    Below 8000 ft....22-27.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....69-89 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....58-78 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 10 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph
  after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny with scattered snow showers.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....36-41.
*    Below 8000 ft....51-56.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....21-31 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....13-18 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 35 to 45 mph increasing to 45 to 55 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low decreasing to 2 very low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and snow showers.
Highs 47 to 52. Southwest winds 30 to 40 mph. Minimum Humidity 20 to
30 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 41 to 46. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 15 to 25 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 49 to 54. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.

$$

NMZ104-271400-
Northeast Plains-
649 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....48-53.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
  southwest 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....24-29.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Max Humidity........59-79 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 18 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 20 to 25 mph shifting to the west
  25 to 35 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....59-64.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 10 degrees.
* Min Humidity........12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 35
  mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 mph increasing to 45 to 55 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 58 to 63.
Southwest winds 30 to 40 mph. Minimum Humidity 18 to 28 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 47 to 52. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 54 to 59. East winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 12 to 17 percent.

$$

NMZ105-271400-
Northwest Highlands-
649 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the
  morning, then scattered rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....31-36.
*    Below 8000 ft....39-44.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....43-53 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....32-42 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 24 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy with scattered snow showers.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....21-25.
*    Below 8000 ft....22-27.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....71-91 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....77-97 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 12 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy with scattered rain showers.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....38-43.
*    Below 8000 ft....46-51.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....30-40 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....22-32 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow showers with rain showers likely.
Highs 38 to 43. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 32 to
42 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 39 to 44. Northwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to 27 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 47 to 52. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.

$$

NMZ106-271400-
Middle Rio Grande Valley-
649 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers in the
  morning, then scattered rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....50-55.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........18-28 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 15 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming west
  15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 40 to 50 mph.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....26-31.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........67-87 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 31 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 20 mph in the evening becoming
  terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....57-62.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 8 degrees.
* Min Humidity........15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 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.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely. Highs 54 to 59.
Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph. Minimum Humidity 22 to 32 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 49 to 54. Northwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 11 to 16 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 56 to 61. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 10 to 15 percent.

$$

NMZ107-271400-
Sandia...Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
649 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy with isolated snow showers in
  the morning, then partly cloudy with isolated rain showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....34-39.
*    Below 8000 ft....44-49.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....33-43 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....21-31 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 11 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 40 to 50 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....23-27.
*    Below 8000 ft....25-29.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....59-79 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....68-88 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 26 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....45-50.
*    Below 8000 ft....53-58.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 9 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....21-31 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....18-23 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 45 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.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow showers likely. Highs 49 to
54. Southwest winds 30 to 45 mph. Minimum Humidity 24 to 34 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 43 to 48. Northwest winds 15 to
25 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 51 to 56. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.

$$

NMZ108-271400-
East Central Plains-
649 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....54-59.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....29-34.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Max Humidity........62-82 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 17 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....64-69.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 10 degrees.
* Min Humidity........12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph increasing to southwest 25
  to 35 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 mph increasing to 45 to 55 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 2 very low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 64 to 69.
Southwest winds 30 to 45 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 51 to 56. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 58 to 63. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 11 to 16 percent.

$$

NMZ109-271400-
West Central Highlands-
649 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the
  morning, then scattered rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....35-40.
*    Below 8000 ft....42-47.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....31-41 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....26-36 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 18 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 40 to 50 mph decreasing to 30 to 40 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....21-25.
*    Below 8000 ft....24-28.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....66-86 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....70-90 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 33 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....42-46.
*    Below 8000 ft....49-54.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....28-38 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....18-28 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 40 to 45 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...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow showers likely. Highs 44 to
49. Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph. Minimum Humidity 27 to 37 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 43 to 48. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 51 to 56. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.

$$

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