Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
129 PM MDT FRI APR 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM MDT SATURDAY
FOR THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND HIGHLANDS AND THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE
VALLEY DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING
FOR THE SANDIA/MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS...AND THE NORTHEAST
AND EAST CENTRAL PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

.A COMBINATION OF STRONG WESTERLY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITIES...ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES...AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS WILL CREATE CRITICAL
FIRE CONDITIONS SATURDAY FOR THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND HIGHLANDS...
AND THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...MAINLY WITHIN BERNALILLO AND
VALENCIA COUNTIES. DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS WITH STRONG WEST
WINDS WILL SHIFT INTO EASTERN NEW MEXICO SUNDAY...WHERE THE
LIKELIHOOD OF MORE CRITICAL CONDITIONS IS INCREASING.

NMZ101-105-106-231400-
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NORTHWEST PLATEAU-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
129 PM MDT FRI APR 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM MDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM MDT SATURDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHWEST PLATEAU...NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS...
  AND MIDDLE RIO GRANDE MAINLY BERNALILLO AND VALENCIA COUNTIES.
  CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY EARLY SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON AND PERSIST UNTIL EARLY SATURDAY EVENING BEFORE
  DIMINISHING.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...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 RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

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NORTHEAST PLAINS-SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS-
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS-
129 PM MDT FRI APR 22 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

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

* AREA AND TIMING...SANDIA/MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS...AND
  THE NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL PLAINS.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 TO 13 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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