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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
226 PM MDT MON MAY 23 2016

...HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO RETURN FOR WEDNESDAY...

.AN UPPER LOW WILL BE MOVING INTO WESTERN ARIZONA ON WEDNESDAY
WITH STRONG SOUTHWEST FLOW AHEAD OF IT. DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS
WILL BE ENHANCED AS THIS SYSTEM APPROACHES THE REGION. 20-FOOT
WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH STRONGER GUSTS AND
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL FALL INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS...EVEN IN
MANY MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS.

NMZ110>113-TXZ055-056-241400-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.A.0015.160525T1800Z-160526T0300Z/
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-
226 PM MDT MON MAY 23 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055...056...110...111...112 AND 113...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113. FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 055. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* HUMIDITY...6 TO 12 PERCENT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

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