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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for North and Central New Mexico
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
602 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Breezy and dry conditions will impact parts of northeastern NM today
with a few hours of marginal critical fire weather conditions likely.
Temperatures will remain below normal across much of the state today.
Clouds will thicken Sunday and a few light showers are possible over
the high terrain of western NM. Otherwise, temperatures will remain
below normal and winds will be just slightly breezy. The next weather
system will approach from the west Monday and winds will be strong
over portions of the region, especially eastern NM. The focus area
for critical fire weather will be along the TX border. Rain and snow
will attempt to spread into northern and western NM Tuesday with
light to moderate accumulations possible. Winds will also be strong
for much of eastern NM Tuesday. Temperatures through early next week
will remain below normal.

NMZ101-261400-
Northwest Plateau-
602 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....43-48.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 degrees.
* Min Humidity........14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming west
  15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 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.....20-25.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 13 degrees.
* Max Humidity........64-84 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 25 to 35 mph increasing to 35 to 45 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 cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the
  morning, then scattered rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....40-45.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........26-36 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 13 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 25 to 35 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 45 to 50.
Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Minimum Humidity 28 to 38 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow showers likely. Highs 39 to
44. West winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 43 to 53 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 39 to 44. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 27 to 37 percent.

$$

NMZ102-261400-
North Central Mountains-
602 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....28-33.
*    Below 8000 ft....39-44.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....22-32 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-26 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered snow showers after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....9-14.
*    Below 8000 ft....15-20.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 10 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....72-92 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....66-86 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the
  morning, then scattered rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....28-33.
*    Below 8000 ft....38-43.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....33-43 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....26-36 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 decreasing to 15 to 25 mph
  in the afternoon.
* 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...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow showers likely and chance of rain
showers. Highs 39 to 44. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Minimum
Humidity 23 to 33 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow showers likely. Highs 35 to
40. West winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 35 to 45 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 34 to 39. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 27 to 37 percent.

$$

NMZ103-261400-
Northeast Highlands-
602 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....31-36.
*    Below 8000 ft....42-47.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....19-24 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 45 to 55 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....13-18.
*    Below 8000 ft....19-24.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 11 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....63-83 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....49-69 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 16 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low decreasing to 2 very low after
  midnight.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy with scattered snow showers.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....32-37.
*    Below 8000 ft....44-49.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....18-28 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 30 to 40 mph decreasing to 20 to 30 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 48 to 53. West winds 25 to 35 mph.
Minimum Humidity 14 to 24 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow showers likely and chance of rain
showers. Highs 45 to 50. West winds 20 to 30 mph. Minimum Humidity
19 to 29 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 42 to 47. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 14 to 24 percent.

$$

NMZ104-261400-
Northeast Plains-
602 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....47-52.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 8 degrees.
* Min Humidity........11-16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 11 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 40 to 50 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....22-27.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 9 degrees.
* Max Humidity........40-60 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 29 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph
  after midnight. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 2 very low after
  midnight.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....51-56.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 30 to 40 mph decreasing to 20 to 30 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 59 to 64. Southwest winds 25 to
35 mph. Minimum Humidity 11 to 16 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs 54 to
59. West winds 20 to 30 mph. Minimum Humidity 18 to 23 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 49 to 54. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.

$$

NMZ105-261400-
Northwest Highlands-
602 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....36-41.
*    Below 8000 ft....45-50.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 8 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 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.....
*    Above 8000 ft....16-20.
*    Below 8000 ft....20-24.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 15 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....68-88 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....60-80 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 19 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the
  morning, then scattered rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....32-37.
*    Below 8000 ft....40-45.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....40-50 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....30-40 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 22 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 30 to 40 mph decreasing to 20 to 30 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers. Highs
45 to 50. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Minimum Humidity 21 to
31 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow showers likely. Highs 40 to
45. West winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 34 to 44 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 39 to 44. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to 27 percent.

$$

NMZ106-261400-
Middle Rio Grande Valley-
602 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....53-58.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........9-14 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....26-31.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 8 degrees.
* Max Humidity........43-63 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 mph increasing to 45 to 55 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. Isolated snow showers in the
  morning, then isolated rain showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....50-55.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........19-29 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 14 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 40 to 50 mph decreasing to 30 to 40 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 56 to 61. Southwest winds 15 to
25 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 53 to 58.
West winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 23 to 33 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 49 to 54. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.

$$

NMZ107-261400-
Sandia...Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
602 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....36-41.
*    Below 8000 ft....46-51.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 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.....
*    Above 8000 ft....18-22.
*    Below 8000 ft....23-28.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 11 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....52-72 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....43-63 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 mph increasing to 45 to 55 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. Isolated snow showers in the
  morning.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....34-39.
*    Below 8000 ft....45-50.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....36-46 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....21-31 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 13 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 40 to 50 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 51 to 56. Southwest winds 20 to
30 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to 27 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Rain showers likely. Highs 48 to 53. West
winds 20 to 30 mph. Minimum Humidity 24 to 34 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 44 to 49. Northwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.

$$

NMZ108-261400-
East Central Plains-
602 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....54-58.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........11-16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southeast 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
  southwest 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 45 to 55 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.....28-32.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 9 degrees.
* Max Humidity........36-56 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 19 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 40 to 50 mph.
* 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.....57-62.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........13-18 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 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...
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 61 to 66. West winds 20 to 30 mph.
Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 60 to 65.
West winds 20 to 30 mph. Minimum Humidity 16 to 21 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 51 to 56. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.

$$

NMZ109-261400-
West Central Highlands-
602 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....43-47.
*    Below 8000 ft....49-54.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 9 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 9 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....20-24.
*    Below 8000 ft....23-27.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 13 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....45-65 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....43-63 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 27 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 45 to 55 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low decreasing to 2 very low after
  midnight.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the
  morning, then scattered rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....38-42.
*    Below 8000 ft....44-49.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....32-42 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....23-33 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 20 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 25 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 increasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 48 to 53. Southwest winds 15 to
25 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to 27 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow showers likely. Highs 45 to
50. West winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum Humidity 26 to 36 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 44 to 49. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.

$$

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