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Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
409 AM MDT Tue Mar 21 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE MIDDLE
RIO GRANDE VALLEY...THE SANDIA...MANZANO...AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS
AND THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE EAST
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

.The record warm and dry pattern will continue through Wednesday
before significant changes arrive with a potent upper level storm
system Thursday. Windy conditions with single digit humidity and
a very unstable atmosphere are expected to develop ahead of this
system Wednesday from the Rio Grande Valley to the nearby central
mountains and northeast highlands. The focus for very dry, warm,
windy, and unstable conditions will shift into the eastern plains
Thursday as the system crosses New Mexico.

NMZ103-106-107-221300-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0012.170322T2000Z-170323T0100Z/
Northeast Highlands-Middle Rio Grande Valley-
Sandia...Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
409 AM MDT Tue Mar 21 2017

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

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

* AREA AND TIMING...The Middle Rio Grande Valley, Sandia, Manzano,
  and Gallinas Mountains, and the Northeast Highlands Wednesday
  afternoon.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...6 to 14 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.

&&

$$

NMZ104-108-221300-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0013.170323T1900Z-170324T0000Z/
Northeast Plains-East Central Plains-
409 AM MDT Tue Mar 21 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

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

* AREA AND TIMING...The East Central and Northeast Plains Thursday
  afternoon.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...Southwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts up to 55 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 Fire Weather Watch.

&&

$$



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