Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
226 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR
RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 10 PERCENT OR LESS, 20 FOOT 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 and gusty downslope winds will
send minimum humidities plummeting to below 10 percent resulting
in very high to extreme Fire Danger.

NMZ114-115-TXZ057-258-280300-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0036.000000T0000Z-170528T0300Z/
Guadalupe Mountains-Southeast Plains-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
226 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017 /126 PM MDT Sat May 27 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 10 PERCENT OR LESS, 20 FOOT
WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

* HUMIDITY...5 to 9 percent.

* WIND...West 15 to 25 mph in the plains, 25 to 35 mph and
  higher gusts in the Guadalupe Mountains.

* FIRE DANGER...Very high to extreme.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Stow trailer chains properly.  Hold off on yard work or welding
near dry vegetation.

&&

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