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 WED APR 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/ THIS
MORNING TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR 20 FOOT WINDS OF
20 MPH OR MORE...RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 OR LESS...AND VERY HIGH
TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND VAN HORN
AND THE HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE...RELATIVE
HUMIDITY OF 15 OR LESS...AND HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS...SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS...AND VAN HORN AND THE
HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR...

.A WARMING AND DRYING TREND IS UNDERWAY INTO NEXT WEEK...ESPECIALLY
FOR WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA.  ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES
WILL HELP DROP RELATIVE HUMIDITY TO 5 TO 15 PERCENT AND...WHEN
COMBINED WITH INCREASING SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS AND HIGH TO
EXTREME FIRE DANGER...WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS...BEGINNING WITH THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND VAN HORN
AND THE HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR TODAY.

NMZ115-222230-
/O.CAN.KMAF.FW.A.0008.150422T1600Z-150423T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.A.0009.150424T1400Z-150425T0400Z/
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
425 AM MDT WED APR 22 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR TODAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITY FOR THE SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS...

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...15 PERCENT.

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

* FIRE DANGER...HIGH.

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.

&&

$$

NMZ114-TXZ057-258-222230-
/O.UPG.KMAF.FW.A.0008.150422T1600Z-150423T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.W.0008.150422T1600Z-150423T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.A.0009.150424T1400Z-150425T0400Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
525 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015 /425 AM MDT WED APR 22 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/ THIS
MORNING TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND
LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND VAN HORN AND THE
HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND VAN HORN AND THE HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR...

* WIND...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 20 TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...5 TO 15 PERCENT.

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

* FIRE DANGER...TODAY...HIGH TO EXTREME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID THE USE OF OPEN FLAMES OR ANY ACTIVITIES THAT MAY GENERATE
SPARKS.  ACCIDENTAL IGNITIONS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO GROW
QUICKLY INTO DANGEROUS WIND- DRIVEN WILDFIRES.

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

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MAF (ALL LOWER CASE)




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