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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for North and Central New Mexico
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
617 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...
As one upper trough exists eastern CO today and another remains
nearly stationary over southern NV, dry westerly flow at all levels
will remain over New Mexico through Thursday. Today could be the
first day since early July with no lightning/thunderstorms areawide.
A backdoor front will drop into eastern New Mexico once again this
evening, bringing with it low level moisture and the return of a few
showers or storms to the Sangres and eastern plains Thursday. Monsoon
moisture starts to return from the south Friday with isolated
afternoon storms developing mainly over the south- central mountains
and east-central plains. Moisture and storms increase mainly near and
south of Interstate 40 Saturday. A significant moisture surge is
forecast for Sunday and Monday with widespread showers and
thunderstorms likely.

NMZ101-162200-
Northwest Plateau-
617 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....82-86.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........13-18 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 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....52-56.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........40-60 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 19 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....84-88.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest up to 10 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 86 to 91. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 86 to 91. Terrain dominated winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
83 to 88. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
17 to 27 percent.

$$

NMZ102-162200-
North Central Mountains-
617 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....67-72.
*    Below 8000 ft....78-83.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....13-18 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....43-48.
*    Below 8000 ft....48-53.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....50-70 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....47-67 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 10 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming
  terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....68-73.
*    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......Up 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming
  southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80 to 85. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
Humidity 14 to 24 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 79 to 84. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
Humidity 17 to 27 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs
75 to 80. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
24 to 34 percent.

$$

NMZ103-162200-
Northeast Highlands-
617 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....68-73.
*    Below 8000 ft....78-83.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....19-24 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....43-48.
*    Below 8000 ft....49-54.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....58-78 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....58-78 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 11 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southeast 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
  northeast after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. 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....24-34 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....22-32 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southeast 10 to 15 mph shifting to the south
  in the afternoon. 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.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...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.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 81 to 86. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 23 to
33 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs
79 to 84. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 26 to
36 percent.

$$

NMZ104-162200-
Northeast Plains-
617 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....82-87.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 10 to 20 mph shifting to the east 5
  to 15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....55-60.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........70-90 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......East 5 to 15 mph shifting to the northeast
  after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....83-88.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........25-35 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......East 5 to 15 mph shifting to the south 10 to
  15 mph in the afternoon.
* 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.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 87 to 92. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 19 to
29 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 87 to 92. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 25 to 35 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs
86 to 91. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 26 to
36 percent.

$$

NMZ105-162200-
Northwest Highlands-
617 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....71-76.
*    Below 8000 ft....79-84.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....17-22 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 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....48-52.
*    Below 8000 ft....50-55.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....33-53 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....42-62 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 22 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming
  terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....74-79.
*    Below 8000 ft....81-86.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....18-23 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 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.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 83 to 88. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 82 to 87. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs
78 to 83. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 20 to
30 percent.

$$

NMZ106-162200-
Middle Rio Grande Valley-
617 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....87-92.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph becoming west
  10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....58-63.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........33-53 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 11 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........3 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....89-94.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........15-20 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* 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....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 91 to 96. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 88 to 93. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
Humidity 17 to 22 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs
83 to 88. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 29 to
39 percent.

$$

NMZ107-162200-
Sandia...Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
617 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....71-76.
*    Below 8000 ft....81-86.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....13-18 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....51-55.
*    Below 8000 ft....55-60.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....31-51 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....46-66 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......West 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming
  terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....72-77.
*    Below 8000 ft....83-88.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....19-24 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-21 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 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....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 85 to 90. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 15 to 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 84 to 89. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 20 to
30 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs
80 to 85. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
30 to 40 percent.

$$

NMZ108-162200-
East Central Plains-
617 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....88-92.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 12 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Northwest 5 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 in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....59-64.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........62-82 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southeast 5 to 15 mph shifting to the east
  after midnight.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning, then partly
  cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....88-92.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........22-32 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 10 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......East 5 to 15 mph shifting to the southeast in
  the afternoon.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 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...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 89 to 94. South winds 10 to 20 mph. Minimum Humidity 18 to
28 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 88 to 93. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 24 to 34 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs
88 to 93. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 29 to
39 percent.

$$

NMZ109-162200-
West Central Highlands-
617 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....72-77.
*    Below 8000 ft....79-84.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 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 3 very low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....49-53.
*    Below 8000 ft....52-57.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....38-58 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....40-60 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 22 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...West 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....75-79.
*    Below 8000 ft....81-86.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....20-25 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...West up to 5 mph shifting to the south in the
  afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 83 to 88. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 14 to 19 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 81 to 86. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 17 to
27 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs
77 to 82. Terrain dominated winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum Humidity
27 to 37 percent.

$$

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