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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for North and Central New Mexico
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
535 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Monsoon moisture will make a return this weekend beginning across
southern districts on Saturday and areawide Saturday night into
Sunday. A significant increase in slow-moving shower and thunderstorm
coverage can be expected during this period with locally heavy
rainfall returning to the forecast especially central areas. Until
then, another very warm to hot day ahead with unseasnably low
moisture content persisting for central and western areas. Focus for
a few showers and thunderstorms will remain across the east and over
higher terrain areas of the south-central ranges.

NMZ101-182230-
Northwest Plateau-
535 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....87-91.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........13-18 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...North up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....54-58.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........44-64 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West up to 5 mph shifting to the south 5 to
  15 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....87-92.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs
84 to 89. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
18 to 28 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
81 to 86. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
26 to 36 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
84 to 89. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
22 to 32 percent.

$$

NMZ102-182230-
North Central Mountains-
535 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....71-76.
*    Below 8000 ft....82-87.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....13-18 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West up to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....44-49.
*    Below 8000 ft....51-56.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....58-78 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....51-71 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate decreasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* 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....81-86.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....24-34 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 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........5 moderate.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and thunderstorms. Highs
74 to 79. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 24 to
34 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs 73
to 78. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 31 to 41
percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
77 to 82. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
27 to 37 percent.

$$

NMZ103-182230-
Northeast Highlands-
535 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming
  partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....70-75.
*    Below 8000 ft....81-86.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....22-32 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....18-23 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....45-50.
*    Below 8000 ft....52-57.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....67-87 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....64-84 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 10 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 20 mph
  after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
  thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....70-75.
*    Below 8000 ft....81-86.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....25-35 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....25-35 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming south
  15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....50 pct.
* LAL.................2 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and thunderstorms. Highs
75 to 80. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 30 to
40 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs 75
to 80. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 36 to 46
percent.

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
79 to 84. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
31 to 41 percent.

$$

NMZ104-182230-
Northeast Plains-
535 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning, then partly
  cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....86-91.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........20-30 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southeast in
  the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northwest 10 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10
  mph in the afternoon.
* 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature.....59-64.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........68-88 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southeast 5 to 10 mph shifting to the south
  after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning, then partly
  cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....86-91.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........27-37 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs
83 to 88. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 29 to
39 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
82 to 87. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 35 to
45 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
86 to 91. North winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 30 to
40 percent.

$$

NMZ105-182230-
Northwest Highlands-
535 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....77-82.
*    Below 8000 ft....84-89.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...East 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....49-54.
*    Below 8000 ft....53-58.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....39-59 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....47-67 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....76-80.
*    Below 8000 ft....82-87.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....20-25 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming south
  10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and thunderstorms. Highs
79 to 84. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 22 to
32 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs 77
to 82. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 28 to 38
percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
80 to 85. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
25 to 35 percent.

$$

NMZ106-182230-
Middle Rio Grande Valley-
535 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....90-94.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........13-18 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....62-67.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........49-69 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate decreasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....86-90.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........21-31 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 11 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....50 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and thunderstorms. Highs
80 to 85. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
32 to 42 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
81 to 86. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 33 to
43 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
85 to 90. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
27 to 37 percent.

$$

NMZ107-182230-
Sandia...Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
535 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....75-80.
*    Below 8000 ft....85-89.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....53-58.
*    Below 8000 ft....58-62.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....46-66 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....54-74 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 9 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate decreasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....72-77.
*    Below 8000 ft....82-86.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....30-40 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....25-35 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 11 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming south
  10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....50 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and thunderstorms. Highs
76 to 81. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
36 to 46 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
77 to 82. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 37 to
47 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
81 to 86. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
31 to 41 percent.

$$

NMZ108-182230-
East Central Plains-
535 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning, then partly
  cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....90-94.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........19-29 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 5 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature.....62-67.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........70-90 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 5 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....88-92.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........27-37 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 5 to 15 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and thunderstorms. Highs
84 to 89. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 33 to
43 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
84 to 89. South winds 10 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 36 to
46 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
88 to 93. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 31 to
41 percent.

$$

NMZ109-182230-
West Central Highlands-
535 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....77-81.
*    Below 8000 ft....83-88.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....19-24 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Northeast 5 to 15 mph shifting to the
  southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....52-56.
*    Below 8000 ft....56-61.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....43-63 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....46-66 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate decreasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
  thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....74-78.
*    Below 8000 ft....80-85.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....27-32 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....22-32 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 10 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming south
  10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest up to 10 mph shifting to the
  southeast in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................2 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and thunderstorms. Highs
75 to 80. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
28 to 38 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs 75
to 80. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 33 to 43
percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
78 to 83. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
28 to 38 percent.

$$

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