Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
242 PM MDT Mon May 22 2017

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS RETURNING TO PORTIONS OF
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THURSDAY...

.Dry westerly flow coupled with strong winds and warmer
temperatures will allow for critical fire weather conditions
across portions of southwestern and central NM throughout
Thursday afternoon.

NMZ105>107-109-231300-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0026.170525T1800Z-170526T0300Z/
Northwest Highlands-Middle Rio Grande Valley-
Sandia...Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-West Central Highlands-
242 PM MDT Mon May 22 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Fire
Weather Watch...which is in effect from Thursday afternoon
through Thursday evening.

* AREA AND TIMING...West-central highlands to Sandia/Manzanos and
  south to include the Lower Rio Grande Valley.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...West to SW 20-25 mph with gusts up to 35-40 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...5-10 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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