Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
236 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM UNTIL 10 PM CDT/9 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO PLAINS...VAN HORN AREA...DAVIS MOUNTAINS...MARFA
PLATEAU...AND THE NORTHWEST PERMIAN BASIN DUE TO DRY AND WINDY
CONDITIONS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

.ANOTHER DRY...WINDY...AND UNSTABLE DAY IS EXPECTED. THE RECENT
WARM AND DRY PERIOD HAS SERVED TO FURTHER DRY FUELS AND WITH THE
EXPECTED WEATHER THE FIRE DANGER WILL BE VERY HIGH. A RED FLAG
WARNING IS IN EFFECT TODAY.

NMZ114-TXZ057-074-080-258-270300-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0039.000000T0000Z-160527T0300Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-MARFA PLATEAU-
236 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016 /136 PM MDT THU MAY 26 2016/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE
DANGER...

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH. ISOLATED LOCATIONS COULD SEE 30
  TO 40 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS...ESPECIALLY HIGHER ELEVATIONS
  RIDGES.

* HUMIDITY...5 TO 15 PERCENT.

* 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.

&&

$$

NMZ115-TXZ045-050-270300-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0039.000000T0000Z-160527T0300Z/
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-GAINES-ANDREWS-
236 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016 /136 PM MDT THU MAY 26 2016/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE
DANGER...

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 13 PERCENT.

* 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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