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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for North and Central New Mexico
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
549 AM MDT Tue May 22 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Drier air will move into western and central NM today on brisk south
and southwest winds while low level moisture and chances for
thunderstorms continue east of central mountain chain through
Wednesday. Drier air eventually makes in to northeast NM Thursday
with isolated storms still possible in the eastern plains south of
I-40. Most areas will be dry on Friday as a ridge aloft builds over
NM. Temperatures will warm to above average levels areawide Friday
through the weekend with dry condtions prevailing. In fact, critical
fire weather conditions are not expected during the next 7 days.

NMZ101-222130-
Northwest Plateau-
549 AM MDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....76-81.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........9-14 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 10 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....20 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.....43-48.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 degrees.
* Max Humidity........37-57 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 38 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 20 mph in the evening
  becoming terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20
  mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate decreasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....79-83.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........10-15 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southeast 10 to 15 mph shifting to the south
  in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 6 high in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 84 to 89. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 9 to 14 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 86 to 91. Terrain dominated winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum Humidity 5 to 10 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 87 to 92. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 7 to 12 percent.

$$

NMZ102-222130-
North Central Mountains-
549 AM MDT Tue May 22 2018

.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....63-68.
*    Below 8000 ft....72-77.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....16-26 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 11 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................2 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....39-44.
*    Below 8000 ft....44-49.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....55-75 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....49-69 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 39 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
* Haines Index........6 high decreasing to 4 low after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....64-69.
*    Below 8000 ft....75-80.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....14-19 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 76 to 81. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 9 to 14 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 85. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 7 to 12 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 81 to 86. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 6 to 11 percent.

$$

NMZ103-222130-
Northeast Highlands-
549 AM MDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy with isolated showers and
  thunderstorms in the morning, then partly cloudy with scattered
  showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....61-66.
*    Below 8000 ft....70-75.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....32-42 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....32-42 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 9 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................2 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated showers and
  thunderstorms after midnight.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....41-46.
*    Below 8000 ft....47-52.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....68-88 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....74-94 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 5 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 after midnight.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....63-68.
*    Below 8000 ft....73-78.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....25-35 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....27-37 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 79 to 84. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 82 to 87. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 9 to 14 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 84 to 89. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 7 to 12 percent.

$$

NMZ104-222130-
Northeast Plains-
549 AM MDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy in the morning, then partly
  cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....75-80.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........32-42 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 20 to 30 mph increasing to south 30
  to 40 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....52-57.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........77-97 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....78-83.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........28-38 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 86 to 91. Southwest winds 15 to
25 mph. Minimum Humidity 13 to 18 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 89 to 94. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 12 to 17 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 92 to 97. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 10 to 15 percent.

$$

NMZ105-222130-
Northwest Highlands-
549 AM MDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....67-72.
*    Below 8000 ft....75-80.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 4 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....12-17 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....10-15 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 9 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 6 high in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....41-46.
*    Below 8000 ft....40-45.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 4 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....34-44 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....36-56 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 35 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 20 mph in the evening
  becoming terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low decreasing to 3 very low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....69-74.
*    Below 8000 ft....77-82.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....12-17 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....9-14 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 6 high in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 81 to 86. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 7 to 12 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 83 to 88. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 6 to 11 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 85 to 90. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 6 to 11 percent.

$$

NMZ106-222130-
Middle Rio Grande Valley-
549 AM MDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing.
* Max Temperature.....80-85.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........8-13 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 17 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 25 to 35 mph.
* 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.....51-56.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........42-62 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 30 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 20 mph in the evening becoming
  terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate decreasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....84-89.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........10-15 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southeast 10 to 15 mph shifting to the south
  in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 6 high in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 87 to 92. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 9 to 14 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 90 to 95. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 5 to 10 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 93 to 98. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 6 to 11 percent.

$$

NMZ107-222130-
Sandia, Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
549 AM MDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....67-72.
*    Below 8000 ft....73-78.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....17-22 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....16-26 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 14 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 4 low in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated showers and
  thunderstorms after midnight.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....49-53.
*    Below 8000 ft....49-54.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....34-54 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....63-83 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 14 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southeast 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....30 pct.
* LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 after midnight.
* Haines Index........5 moderate decreasing to 4 low after
  midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....67-72.
*    Below 8000 ft....77-82.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....15-20 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....12-17 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 7 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low increasing to 5 moderate in the
  afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs
81 to 86. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 10 to
15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 85 to 90. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 7 to 12 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 87 to 92. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 7 to 12 percent.

$$

NMZ108-222130-
East Central Plains-
549 AM MDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming
  partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature.....76-81.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity........37-47 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy with scattered showers and
  thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature.....56-61.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Max Humidity........78-98 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 6 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................3.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....79-84.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........35-45 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 3 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip....40 pct.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........3 very low.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 86 to 91. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum Humidity 16 to
21 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 91 to 96. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 10 to 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 93 to 98. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
Minimum Humidity 7 to 12 percent.

$$

NMZ109-222130-
West Central Highlands-
549 AM MDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....69-74.
*    Below 8000 ft....75-80.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 2 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....10-15 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....11-16 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 8 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 15 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph
  in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 6 high in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.....
*    Above 8000 ft....42-46.
*    Below 8000 ft....44-49.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 2 degrees.
* Max Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....33-43 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....34-44 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Down 32 pct.
* Wind...20 Foot......Southwest 15 to 20 mph in the evening
  becoming terrain dominated 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...Southwest 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....71-75.
*    Below 8000 ft....78-83.
*    24 hr Trend......Up 3 degrees.
* Min Humidity........
*    Above 8000 ft....10-15 pct.
*    Below 8000 ft....10-15 pct.
*    24 hr Trend......Little change.
* Wind...20 Foot......South 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* 10000 ft MSL Wind...South 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip....0 pct.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low increasing to 6 high in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 85. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 7 to 12 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 84 to 89. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
Humidity 7 to 12 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 85 to 90. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum Humidity 6 to 11 percent.

$$

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