Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
827 PM MDT SAT APR 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR
THE SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS BELOW ANY SNOW PACK...
THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS AND EAST CENTRAL PLAINS DUE TO
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING FOR ALL AREAS EXCEPT THE NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS DUE TO
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

.DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS WITH STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL SHIFT INTO EASTERN NEW MEXICO SUNDAY...WHERE CRITICAL
CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY. WIDESPREAD CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

NMZ103-104-107-108-241400-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0018.160424T1800Z-160425T0200Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.A.0024.160425T1900Z-160426T0300Z/
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST PLAINS-
SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS-EAST CENTRAL PLAINS-
827 PM MDT SAT APR 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
SUNDAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

* AREA AND TIMING...SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS
  BELOW ANY SNOW PACK..AND THE NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL
  PLAINS. CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AROUND
  MIDDAY SUNDAY AND THEN DIMINISH EARLY SUNDAY EVENING. CRITICAL
  CONDITIONS RETURN MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  40 MPH INTO THIS EVENING. SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  45 MPH MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 TO 15 PERCENT INTO THIS EVENING AND
  AGAIN MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* 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.

&&

$$

NMZ101-105-106-109-241400-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.A.0024.160425T1900Z-160426T0300Z/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
827 PM MDT SAT APR 23 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

* AREA AND TIMING...WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS. CRITICAL CONDITIONS
  ARE EXPECTED MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...12 TO 18 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 FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

$$



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