Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
346 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM MDT
TUESDAY FOR THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND HIGHLANDS AND MIDDLE RIO
GRANDE VALLEY DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...MIDDLE RIO GRANDE
VALLEY...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS...EAST CENTRAL
PLAINS...SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS DUE TO STRONG
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND NORTH CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS...EXCLUDING AREAS WITH SNOW PACK...DUE TO STRONG WINDS
AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM WITH STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL
COMBINE WITH HUMIDITIES BETWEEN 10 AND 15 PERCENT...AN UNSTABLE
ATMOSPHERE...AND ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES TO CREATE CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND HIGHLANDS...AND
THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. AS THE
STORM SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE CENTRAL ROCKIES WEDNESDAY AND
SURFACE LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS RAPIDLY OVER THE EASTERN HALF OF NEW
MEXICO...REDEVELOPING SOUTHWEST GUSTS AND CONTINUED DRY AND
UNSTABLE CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACROSS THE MAJORITY OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
FROM LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING.

NMZ105-106-222130-
/O.UPG.KABQ.FW.A.0026.140423T1700Z-140424T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.W.0020.140423T1700Z-140424T0200Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0019.140422T1900Z-140423T0200Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 105
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS/WESTERN CIBOLA NF/ABZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 106
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE-SOCORRO BLM/ABZ-GLZ-
346 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY.
THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. A RED FLAG WARNING
REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING.

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS AND MIDDLE RIO GRANDE
  VALLEY. CRITICAL CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP EARLY THIS AFTERNOON
  THEN PERSIST UNTIL AROUND SUNSET. CRITICAL CONDITIONS EXPECTED
  TO REDEVELOP BY LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING AND PERSIST UNTIL EARLY
  EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 40 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. SOUTHWEST TO WEST 20 TO 30 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RANGING FROM 10 TO 15 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON
  AND 8 TO 13 PERCENT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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.

&&

$$

NMZ103-104-107>109-222130-
/O.UPG.KABQ.FW.A.0026.140423T1700Z-140424T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.W.0020.140423T1700Z-140424T0200Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 103
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS/EASTERN CARSON AND SANTA FE NF/SNZ-TAZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 104
NORTHEAST PLAINS/EASTERN KIOWA AND RITA BLANCA GRASSLANDS/ABZ-TNZ-
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-
346 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY...

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

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS...EAST CENTRAL
  PLAINS...SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS...AND WEST
  CENTRAL HIGHLANDS. CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
  BY LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING AND PERSIST UNTIL AROUND SUNSET.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 45 OR 50 MPH. STRONGEST GUSTS EXPECTED FROM THE NORTHEAST
  HIGHLANDS AND SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS OVER THE EASTERN
  PLAINS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RANGING FROM 8 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.

&&

$$

NMZ101-222130-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0019.140422T1900Z-140423T0200Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.A.0026.140423T1700Z-140424T0200Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101
NORTHWEST PLATEAU/FARMINGTON BLM/ABZ-
346 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT
FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHWEST PLATEAU. CRITICAL CONDITIONS
  EXPECTED TO DEVELOP EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THEN PERSIST UNTIL
  AROUND SUNSET. CRITICAL CONDITIONS MAY REDEVELOP BY LATE
  WEDNESDAY MORNING AND PERSIST UNTIL EARLY EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 40 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. SOUTHWEST TO WEST 20 TO 30 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RANGING FROM 10 TO 15 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON
  AND 8 TO 13 PERCENT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

$$

NMZ102-222130-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.A.0026.140423T1700Z-140424T0200Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 102
NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS/WESTERN CARSON-SANTA FE NF/SNZ-TAZ-
346 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

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

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

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...EXCLUDING AREAS WITH
  SNOW PACK. CRITICAL CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP BY LATE WEDNESDAY
  MORNING AND PERSIST UNTIL AROUND SUNSET.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RANGING FROM 10 TO 20 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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