Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
335 AM MDT MON APR 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 9 PM MDT TODAY FOR ALL
BUT THE NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...

.WIDESPREAD CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR ALL BUT THE
NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND PERSIST
INTO THIS EVENING.

NMZ101-103>109-260300-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0019.160425T1900Z-160426T0300Z/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST PLAINS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS-EAST CENTRAL PLAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
335 AM MDT MON APR 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHWEST PLATEAU...NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL
  HIGHLANDS...MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...SANDIA...MANZANO AND
  GALLINAS MOUNTAINS...EAST CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST PLAINS AND THE
  NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS. CRITICAL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP AROUND
  MIDDAY THEN DIMINISH BY MID EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 TO 60
  MPH THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...7 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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