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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
638 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED AGAIN TODAY...

.Increasing west-southwest flow ahead of a Pacific trough will
once again bring very dry air and strong winds to the Borderland
today. Single digit relative humidities are expected across the
region as temperatures warm into the 90s for the lowlands. These
dry conditions will combine with increasing winds to create
critical fire weather conditions.

NMZ110>113-TXZ055-056-270300-
/O.CON.KEPZ.FW.W.0022.170526T1800Z-170527T0300Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
638 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055, 056, 110, 111, 112, AND 113...

* WIND...20 to 25 mph with gusts near 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...5 to 12 percent.

* HIGHEST THREAT...is located over the lowlands mainly west of the
  Rio Grande.

* 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 extreme fire behavior.

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