Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
304 PM MDT Thu Apr 20 2017

..A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING ACROSS CENTRAL AND EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE AREA
BECAUSE OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.Winds will increase Friday with critical conditions over much
of central and eastern New Mexico, due to strong winds, low
humidities and an unstable atmosphere.

NMZ105-202215-
/O.CAN.KABQ.FW.A.0020.170421T1700Z-170422T0200Z/
Northwest Highlands-
304 PM MDT Thu Apr 20 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has cancelled the
Fire Weather Watch.

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NMZ101-106>108-211300-
/O.UPG.KABQ.FW.A.0020.170421T1700Z-170422T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.W.0021.170421T1700Z-170422T0200Z/
Northwest Plateau-Middle Rio Grande Valley-
Sandia...Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-East Central Plains-
304 PM MDT Thu Apr 20 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from 11 AM to 8 PM MDT Friday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AREA AND TIMING...Sandia, Manzano, and Gallinas mountains, as
  well as the East Central Plains and Northwest Plateau/Highlands
  from late Friday morning until Friday evening.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...Northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to around 45
  mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 to 12 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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