Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
316 PM MDT MON APR 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 9 PM MDT TODAY FOR ALL
BUT THE NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT TUESDAY FOR THE EAST CENTRAL AND
NORTHEAST PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

.WIDESPREAD CRITICAL CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO THIS EVENING
FOR ALL AREAS EXCEPT THE NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. RIDGE TOP WINDS
WILL REMAIN ELEVATED TONIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL COOL TO BELOW
NORMAL TUESDAY...BUT IT WILL STILL BE PLENTY DRY...WINDY...AND
UNSTABLE ACROSS THE PLAINS.

NMZ104-108-260300-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0025.160426T1700Z-160427T0100Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0019.000000T0000Z-160426T0300Z/
NORTHEAST PLAINS-EAST CENTRAL PLAINS-
316 PM MDT MON APR 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING.

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL PLAINS THROUGH MID
  EVENING...THEN ANOTHER ROUND POSSIBLE TUESDAY.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH
  THROUGH THIS EVENING. WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH
  TUESDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...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.

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

&&

$$

NMZ101-103-105>107-109-260300-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0019.000000T0000Z-160426T0300Z/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
316 PM MDT MON APR 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHWEST PLATEAU...NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL
  HIGHLANDS...MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...SANDIA/MANZANO AND
  GALLINAS MOUNTAINS...AND THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS. CRITICAL
  CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH
  THROUGH MID EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...7 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.

&&

$$



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