Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
206 PM CDT 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 FOR
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MOST OF CULBERSON COUNTY...

...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 FOR SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MOST OF CULBERSON COUNTY...

.Unseasonably warm temperatures, gusty west winds, and very
high to extreme Fire Danger have combined to produce critical
fire weather conditions across Southeast New Mexico and most of
Culberson County.  These conditions will continue into this
evening.  Warm, dry, and windy conditions will continue on
Friday, and while wind speeds will be slightly lower, critical
fire weather conditions are expected to redevelop across the
same areas during the afternoon and evening.

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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