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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
208 PM MDT FRI APR 24 2015

...POSSIBLE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS SATURDAY...

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL BE DIVING OUT OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST AND
INTO THE GREAT BASIN ON SATURDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL HELP TO
INCREASE THE WINDS ACROSS THE REGION AND BRING IN DRIER AIR TO
THE LOWLANDS. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AROUND 20 MPH WITH MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES UNDER 15 PERCENT ARE EXPECTED. THESE
CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

NMZ111-112-TXZ055-056-251300-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.A.0007.150425T1800Z-150426T0400Z/
SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY-EL PASO-
HUDSPETH-
208 PM MDT FRI APR 24 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 055...056...111 AND 112...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* EVENT: FIRE WEATHER ...ZONE 111 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND
  LOWLANDS. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND
  SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055 EL PASO...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056 HUDSPETH.

* TIMING: NOON THROUGH 10 PM MDT SATURDAY.

* WIND: WEST-SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

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