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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for North and Central New Mexico
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
635 AM MDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Dry air from the west ahead of of an unseasonably deep upper level
trough over the western U.S. will keep thunderstorms confined to
eastern New Mexico today. All areas of the state will dry out
Wednesday. Breezy west winds are forecast across the western higher
terrain today and Wednesday afternoon. A backdoor front is forecast to
bring moisture back to central and eastern areas of the state
Thursday and Friday. Weather prediction models agree that a
subtropical easterly wave will move up from the south Sunday into
early next week, resulting in an increase in thunderstorms coverage
and intensity.

NMZ101-152200-
Northwest Plateau-
635 AM MDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming
  partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....82-86.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 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.....50-55.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 degrees.
* Max Humidity........51-71 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 9 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 10 to 15 mph in the evening
  becoming terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....81-86.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 84 to 89. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 86 to 91. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 86 to 91. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.

$$

NMZ102-152200-
North Central Mountains-
635 AM MDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
  thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....68-73.
*    Below 8000 ft....79-84.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....20-30 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 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....40 pct.
* LAL.................2 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....41-46.
*    Below 8000 ft....47-52.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....58-78 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....56-76 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 15 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 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........3 very low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....67-72.
*    Below 8000 ft....78-83.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....18-28 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 78 to 83. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 16 to
26 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 79 to 84. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
Humidity 16 to 26 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 79 to 84. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum Humidity 19 to 29 percent.

$$

NMZ103-152200-
Northeast Highlands-
635 AM MDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning, then partly
  cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....70-75.
*    Below 8000 ft....80-85.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....26-36 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....23-33 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....50 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear. Isolated showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....42-47.
*    Below 8000 ft....50-55.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....59-79 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....60-80 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 14 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest
  after midnight. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....68-73.
*    Below 8000 ft....78-83.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....20-30 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....18-23 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 15 to 25 mph becoming west 5 to 15
  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...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 78 to 83. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 25 to
35 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
80 to 85. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
21 to 31 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80 to 85. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 26 to
36 percent.

$$

NMZ104-152200-
Northeast Plains-
635 AM MDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....85-90.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........27-37 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....50 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature.....56-61.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 degrees.
* Max Humidity........67-87 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 11 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 20 mph shifting to the west 5
  to 15 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....83-88.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........19-29 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......North 10 to 20 mph shifting to the east 10 to
  15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 83 to 88. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 28 to
38 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
85 to 90. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 23 to
33 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 87 to 92. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 27 to
37 percent.

$$

NMZ105-152200-
Northwest Highlands-
635 AM MDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming
  partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....71-76.
*    Below 8000 ft....80-85.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....18-23 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 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....45-50.
*    Below 8000 ft....49-54.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....51-71 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....54-74 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....71-76.
*    Below 8000 ft....79-84.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph in the morning becoming
  terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 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...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 81 to 86. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 82 to 87. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 82 to 87. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.

$$

NMZ106-152200-
Middle Rio Grande Valley-
635 AM MDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming
  partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....88-93.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming west
  10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 5 to 15 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.....59-64.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 degrees.
* Max Humidity........48-68 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 13 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....87-92.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 10 to 20 mph shifting to the west 5
  to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* 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...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 89 to 94. Southeast winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 90 to 95. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 90 to 95. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 18 to 23 percent.

$$

NMZ107-152200-
Sandia...Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
635 AM MDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning, then partly
  cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....73-78.
*    Below 8000 ft....82-87.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....18-23 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....48-53.
*    Below 8000 ft....54-59.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....55-75 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....49-69 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 17 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....70-75.
*    Below 8000 ft....81-86.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....18-23 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 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...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 84 to 89. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 17 to 22 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 85 to 90. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to 22 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 84 to 89. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 22 to 32 percent.

$$

NMZ108-152200-
East Central Plains-
635 AM MDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
  thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....87-91.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........25-35 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....50 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature.....60-64.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 degrees.
* Max Humidity........67-87 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....88-92.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........18-23 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 10 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......North 5 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 87 to 92. East winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 24 to 34 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
88 to 93. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 23 to
33 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 88 to 93. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 26 to 36 percent.

$$

NMZ109-152200-
West Central Highlands-
635 AM MDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....72-77.
*    Below 8000 ft....80-85.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....20-25 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 12 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 5 to 15 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....47-51.
*    Below 8000 ft....52-57.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....63-83 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....60-80 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 11 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....73-77.
*    Below 8000 ft....79-84.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph in the morning becoming
  terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 10 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 81 to 86. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 82 to 87. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 81 to 86. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum Humidity 18 to 28 percent.

$$

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