Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
525 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE
HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH
TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR THE GUADALUPE, DAVIS, AND APACHE
MOUNTAINS, SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS, VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54
CORRIDOR, REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS, lOVING, WINKLER AND
WARD COUNTIES, MARFA PLATEAU, AND BIG BEND AREA...

.20 FT winds shift to the west and increase today, increasing
temperatures to above normal and pushing RHs lower. Combined with
high to extreme Fire Danger, critical fire weather conditions are
anticipated this afternoon and evening.

TXZ059-060-067-081-272100-
/O.EXB.KMAF.FW.W.0026.170427T1800Z-170428T0300Z/
Loving-Winkler-Ward-Big Bend Area-
525 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FT WINDS
OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

* HUMIDITY...8 to 14%.

* FIRE DANGER...High to extreme.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid the use of open flames or any activities that may generate
sparks.

&&

$$

NMZ114-115-TXZ057-058-074-080-258-272100-
/O.EXT.KMAF.FW.W.0026.170427T1800Z-170428T0300Z/
Guadalupe Mountains-Southeast Plains-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Davis/Apache Mountains Area-
Marfa Plateau-
525 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017 /425 AM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE
HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH
TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

* HUMIDITY...8 to 15%.

* FIRE DANGER...High to extreme.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid the use of open flames or any activities that may generate
sparks.

&&

$$



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