Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
330 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 8 PM MDT TODAY FOR
THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND HIGHLANDS AND THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE
VALLEY DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY
FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...MIDDLE RIO GRANDE
VALLEY...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS...EAST CENTRAL PLAINS...
AND THE SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS DUE TO STRONG
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND NORTH CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS...EXCLUDING AREAS WITH SNOW PACK...DUE TO STRONG WINDS
AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.STRONG SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EVENING
HOURS. ADDITIONALLY....HUMIDITIES BETWEEN 10 AND 15 PERCENT...AN
UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...AND ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE IN PLACE TO
CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS THE NORTHWEST
PLATEAU AND HIGHLANDS...AND THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY. ON
WEDNESDAY...AS AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE
CENTRAL ROCKIES AND A SURFACE LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS RAPIDLY OVER THE
EASTERN HALF OF NEW MEXICO...REDEVELOPING SOUTHWEST GUSTS AND
CONTINUED DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR MORE
WIDESPREAD CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS...EXTENDING ACROSS
THE MAJORITY OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN NEW MEXICO FROM LATE WEDNESDAY
MORNING THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING. CONDITIONS REMAIN
MARGINAL FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN NEW MEXICO DUE TO WEAKER WINDS
AND SLIGHTLY WETTER CONDITIONS.

NMZ105-106-230200-
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NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 105
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS/WESTERN CIBOLA NF/ABZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 106
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE-SOCORRO BLM/ABZ-GLZ-
330 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING.
A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY.

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS AND MIDDLE RIO GRANDE
  VALLEY. CRITICAL CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE UNTIL AROUND
  SUNSET. CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP BY LATE
  WEDNESDAY MORNING AND PERSIST UNTIL THE EARLY EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 40 MPH THROUGH THIS EVENING. SOUTHWEST TO WEST 20 TO 30
  MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RANGING FROM 10 TO 15 PERCENT THIS
  AFTERNOON AND 8 TO 13 PERCENT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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.

&&

$$

NMZ101-230200-
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NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101
NORTHWEST PLATEAU/FARMINGTON BLM/ABZ-
330 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING.
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AREA AND TIMING...MUCH OF THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU. CRITICAL
  CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO PERSIST UNTIL AROUND SUNSET TONIGHT.
  CRITICAL OR NEAR CRITICAL CONDITIONS WILL REDEVELOP BY LATE
  WEDNESDAY MORNING AND PERSIST UNTIL EARLY EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 40 MPH THIS EVENING. SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RANGING FROM 10 TO 15 PERCENT THIS
  EVENING AND 8 TO 13 PERCENT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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.

&&

$$

NMZ103-104-107>109-230200-
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NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 103
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS/EASTERN CARSON AND SANTA FE NF/SNZ-TAZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 104
NORTHEAST PLAINS/EASTERN KIOWA AND RITA BLANCA GRASSLANDS/ABZ-TNZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 107
SANDIA-MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS/EASTERN CIBOLA NF/ABZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 108
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS/WESTERN KIOWA GRASSLANDS BLM/ABZ-SNZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 109
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS/SOUTHWEST CIBOLA NF AND SOCORRO BLM/ABQ-
GLZ-
330 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY.

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS...EAST CENTRAL
  PLAINS...SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS...AND WEST
  CENTRAL HIGHLANDS. CRITICAL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP BY LATE
  WEDNESDAY MORNING AND PERSIST UNTIL AROUND SUNSET.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  50 MPH. STRONGEST GUSTS EXPECTED FROM THE SANDIA AND MANZANO
  MOUNTAINS INTO THE EAST CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST PLAINS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RANGING FROM 8 TO 15 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.

&&

$$

NMZ102-230200-
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NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 102
NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS/WESTERN CARSON-SANTA FE NF/SNZ-TAZ-
330 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...ESPECIALLY SOUTHERN
  PORTION OF ZONE AND EXCLUDING AREAS WITH SNOW PACK. CRITICAL OR
  NEAR CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY LATE
  WEDNESDAY MORNING AND PERSIST UNTIL AROUND SUNSET.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RANGING FROM 10 TO 15 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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