Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
234 PM MST Fri Jan 19 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST TODAY ACROSS THE
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WIND...LOW HUMIDITY AND WELL
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT SATURDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS THE
EAST CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WIND...LOW
HUMIDITY AND ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES...

.Southwest to west winds will continue to blow this afternoon and
expected to return Saturday afternoon in response to a storm
system approaching New Mexico from the west. High temperatures
this afternoon will be 10 to 20 degrees above average over the
East Central Plains with moderate to high Haines and minimum
humidities below 15 percent. Southwest winds will increase and
become widespread again Saturday with above normal temperatures
continuing, perhaps allowing for another round of critical fire
weather conditions across the East Central and Northeast Plains.

NMZ108-200100-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180120T0100Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.A.0002.180120T1900Z-180121T0100Z/
East Central Plains-
234 PM MST Fri Jan 19 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* AREA AND TIMING...East Central Plains. Critical conditions will
  continue this afternoon then diminish around sunset today.
  Critical conditions Saturday are possible throughout the
  afternoon.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...Southwest to west 15 to 25 mph with gusts
  around 35 mph today. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts
  to 40 mph Saturday.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 to 15 percent today, and around 15
  percent Saturday.

* 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 today.

&&

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NMZ104-200100-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.A.0002.180120T1900Z-180121T0100Z/
Northeast Plains-
234 PM MST Fri Jan 19 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* AREA AND TIMING...Northeast Plains. Critical conditions will
  develop around midday then diminish around sunset.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...around 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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