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Warnings

fire weather
East Central Plains, NM

NMZ105>109-261300-
/O.EXP.KABQ.FW.W.0028.000000T0000Z-170526T0300Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0029.170526T1700Z-170527T0300Z/
Northwest Highlands-Middle Rio Grande Valley-
Sandia...Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-East Central Plains-
West Central Highlands-
838 PM MDT Thu May 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT
FRIDAY...

* AREA AND TIMING...Northwest and West Central Highlands, Middle
Rio Grande Valley, Sandia, Manzano and Gallinas Mountains, and
East Central Plains. Critical conditions are temporarily abating
for now, but are expected to redevelop Friday late morning and
persist until Friday evening.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...Southwest at 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40
mph on Friday.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Dropping to 5 to 10 percent Friday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
and will be hard to control. Long range spotting and extreme
fire behavior will be possible. Outdoor burning should not be
done.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Red Flag Warning.

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Watches

fire weather
Southeast Plains, NM

NMZ114-115-TXZ057-258-260500-
/O.COR.KMAF.FW.W.0034.000000T0000Z-170526T0500Z/
/O.COR.KMAF.FW.A.0026.170526T1600Z-170527T0500Z/
Guadalupe Mountains-Southeast Plains-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
206 PM CDT Thu May 25 2017 /106 PM MDT Thu May 25 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT /11 PM
MDT/ TONIGHT FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20' WINDS OF
20 MPH OR MORE, AND VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS,
20' WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE
DANGER...

* WIND...This afternoon and evening...Above 5000 feet, west 30 to
40 mph with higher gusts. Below 5000 feet, west 25 to 35 mph
with higher gusts. Friday...Above 5000 feet, west 30 to 40 mph.
Below 5000 feet, southwest to west 20 to 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...This afternoon and evening...4% to 11%. Friday...6%
to 14%.

* FIRE DANGER...Very high to extreme.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now or will shortly. A combination of strong
winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures can contribute
to dangerous fire behavior.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

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