Fire Weather Outlook Discussion
Issued by NWS
FNUS22 KWNS 240453
Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1153 PM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017
Valid 251200Z - 261200Z
...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO
INTO WEST TEXAS...
An upper trough is expected to move from the Four Corners/Southwest
into the southern Plains on Tuesday, as a cold front sweeps through
much of the central Plains. Dry westerly flow will result in another
day of elevated to critical conditions across portions of New Mexico
into West Texas.
...New Mexico and adjacent portions of southeast Arizona and west
While temperatures may be somewhat cooler compared to Monday, dry,
warm, and windy conditions are expected to persist across portions
of NM and adjacent portions of southeast AZ and west TX. Minimum RH
values of 8-15% combined with sustained westerly winds of 20-30 MPH
will result in critical fire weather conditions across primarily
southern New Mexico into West Texas. Surrounding the critical area,
a broad area of elevated conditions is expected, with the
progression of the cold front defining the northern extent of
...Please see www.spc.noaa.gov/fire for graphic product...