Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
336 PM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING ACROSS THE
EASTERN PLAINS AND ALSO THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS EAST OF THE SANGRE
DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND AN
UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...

...RED FLAG WARNING WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING FOR THE
EASTERN PLAINS AND ALSO THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS EAST OF THE SANGRE
DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND AN
UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH THURSDAY LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING
FOR THE EASTERN PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND AN
UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...

.FINE FUELS ARE EXPECTED TO HAVE DRIED OUT SUFFICIENTLY TO BE
CONCERNED ABOUT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS THE
EASTERN PLAINS AND EASTERN PARTS OF THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS THIS
WEEK...DESPITE A MOSAIC OF GREEN-UP. ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES...SEVERAL
HOURS OF SINGLE DIGIT RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...HIGH MIXING
HEIGHTS...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS AND WIDESPREAD HAINES VALUES OF 6
WILL CAUSE RED FLAG CONDITIONS TO PERSIST THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING. THESE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REDEVELOP ON WEDNESDAY
ACROSS THE SAME AREAS...THEN AGAIN ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS ON
THURSDAY. EACH OVERNIGHT PERIOD PRECEDING THE CRITICAL CONDITIONS
WILL FEATURE POOR TO FAIR HUMIDITY RECOVERIES AS WELL.

NMZ104-108-251400-
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NORTHEAST PLAINS-EAST CENTRAL PLAINS-
336 PM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY. A
FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH
IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND EASTERN PLAINS BOTH
  TODAY...WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING AND THURSDAY
  LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING. THE MOST CRITICAL CONDITIONS
  WILL BE DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON EACH DAY.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 AND 40
  MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE ON THURSDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM VALUES BETWEEN 5 TO 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

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/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0025.000000T0000Z-160525T0300Z/
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
336 PM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS EAST OF THE SANGRE DE
  CRISTO MOUNTAINS TODAY...AS WELL AS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
  EARLY EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 AND 40
  MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM VALUES BETWEEN 5 TO 10 PERCENT
  ACROSS THE LOWLANDS.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

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