Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
409 AM MDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 700 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS DUE TO
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

.A warm and dry airmass will continue over New Mexico today.
Winds will increase sharply while humidities lower, resulting in
critical fire weather conditions over portions of west-northwest
New Mexico.

NMZ103-104-107-108-191115-
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Northeast Highlands-Northeast Plains-
Sandia, Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-East Central Plains-
409 AM MDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED...

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

Most fuels are not conducive for critical fire weather
conditions, thus the Fire Weather Watch has been cancelled.

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NMZ101-105-200100-
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/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.W.0033.170919T1800Z-170920T0100Z/
Northwest Plateau-Northwest Highlands-
409 AM MDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM MDT this
evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AREA AND TIMING...Northwest Plateau and Highlands. Critical
  conditions will develop early this afternoon and continue into
  early this evening.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 35 to 45
  mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...lowering to 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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