Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
328 PM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FROM THE WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS ACROSS THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE
VALLEY AND MOST OF THE EASTERN PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM SUNDAY ACROSS THE
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS... EASTWARD ACROSS THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE
VALLEY TO THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING ACROSS THE NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS AND THE NORTHWEST
PLATEAU DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

.DRY...WINDY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
EARLY EVENING HOURS ACROSS MUCH OF THE EASTERN PLAINS AS WELL AS
THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND THE WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS.
TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN SEVERAL DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL...WIDESPREAD
5 TO 6 HAINES INDICES AND EVEN SEVERAL HOURS OF SINGLE DIGIT
HUMIDITIES ACROSS THE NORTHEAST PLAINS WILL YIELD CRITICAL FIRE
CONDITIONS THROUGH THE EVENING. WARM...DRY...WINDY AND UNSTABLE
CONDITIONS WILL REDEVELOP ON SUNDAY FROM THE WEST CENTRAL
HIGHLANDS EASTWARD TO THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS. CRITICAL FIRE
CONDITIONS REMAIN MORE UNCERTAIN ACROSS NORTHWEST NEW MEXICO...DUE
TO CLOUD COVER...PRECIPITATION POTENTIAL AND MARGINAL HUMIDITIES.

NMZ106>109-130200-
/O.UPG.KABQ.FW.A.0024.140413T1700Z-140414T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.W.0018.140413T1700Z-140414T0200Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0017.000000T0000Z-140413T0200Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 106
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE-SOCORRO BLM/ABZ-GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 107
SANDIA-MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS/EASTERN CIBOLA NF/ABZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 108
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS/WESTERN KIOWA GRASSLANDS BLM/ABZ-SNZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 109
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS/SOUTHWEST CIBOLA NF AND SOCORRO BLM/ABQ-
GLZ-
328 PM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT SUNDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. A RED FLAG WARNING
REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AREA AND TIMING...THE WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS ACROSS THE MIDDLE
  RIO GRANDE VALLEY...SANDIA...MANZANO...AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS
  THROUGH THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS TODAY AND SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EARLY EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
  TODAY...SHIFTING TO WEST TO NORTHWEST ON SUNDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 TO 13 PERCENT TODAY...AND 9 TO 15 PERCENT ON
  SUNDAY.

* 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.

&&

$$

NMZ104-130200-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0017.000000T0000Z-140413T0200Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 104
NORTHEAST PLAINS/EASTERN KIOWA AND RITA BLANCA GRASSLANDS/ABZ-TNZ-
328 PM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHEAST PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
  EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
  MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...6 TO 11 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.

&&

$$

NMZ101-105-130200-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.A.0024.140413T1700Z-140414T0200Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101
NORTHWEST PLATEAU/FARMINGTON BLM/ABZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 105
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS/WESTERN CIBOLA NF/ABZ-
328 PM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* AREA AND TIMING...THE NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS AND THE NORTHWEST
  PLATEAU SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUMS 12 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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