Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
522 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CDT /8 AM MDT/ THIS
MORNING TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF
15% OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME
FIRE DANGER FOR THE GUADALUPE, DAVIS, AND APACHE MOUNTAINS,
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS, PORTIONS OF THE WESTERN LOW ROLLING
PLAINS AND PERMIAN BASIN, VAN HORN AND THE HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR,
REEVES COUNTY AND THE UPPER TRANS PECOS, AND PECOS, PRESIDIO,
BREWSTER, AND TERRELL COUNTIES...

.Continued windy conditions will combine with very dry fuels
again today for a continued critical fire weather threat.

TXZ045>048-051>053-063-070-241130-
/O.CAN.KMAF.FW.A.0010.170324T1400Z-170325T0000Z/
Gaines-Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-Glasscock-
Reagan-
522 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST
NEW MEXICO.

A Red Flag Warning has replaced most of it.

$$

NMZ114-115-TXZ050-057>062-067>069-074-075-079>082-258-250200-
/O.UPG.KMAF.FW.A.0010.170324T1400Z-170325T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.W.0015.170324T1400Z-170325T0200Z/
Guadalupe Mountains-Southeast Plains-Andrews-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Loving-Winkler-Ector-Midland-
Ward-Crane-Upton-Davis/Apache Mountains Area-Pecos-
Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-Big Bend Area-Terrell-
522 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017 /422 AM MDT Fri Mar 24 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CDT /8 AM MDT/ THIS
MORNING TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF
15% OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME
FIRE DANGER...

* HUMIDITY...5 to 15%.

* WIND...Mountains...West 25 to 40 mph with higher gusts.
  Lowlands...West to northwest 20 to 35 mph with higher gusts.

* FIRE DANGER...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.

&&

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