Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
507 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT TODAY FROM NOON UNTIL 9 PM MDT FOR
THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS DUE TO
HOT...DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FROM THURSDAY MORNING UNTIL THURSDAY
EVENING FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
PLAINS DUE TO HOT...DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE
DANGER...

.HOT...DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND THURSDAY
IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING IN THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND IN
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO. SINCE FIRE DANGER WILL BE VERY HIGH IN
THESE AREAS... A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY... AND A
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT THURSDAY. THE HAINES INDEX WILL BE
6 TODAY AND 5 THURSDAY.

NMZ114-115-TXZ258-252045-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0038.160525T1800Z-160526T0300Z/
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.A.0032.160526T1500Z-160527T0300Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
507 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016 /407 AM MDT WED MAY 25 2016/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/
THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR DRY AND
WINDY CONDITIONS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS...AND VERY
HIGH FIRE DANGER...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING UNTIL
THURSDAY EVENING FOR DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS...AND VERY HIGH
FIRE DANGER...

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 3 TO 7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL TODAY.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS TODAY. WEST WINDS
  25 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS THURSDAY.

* HUMIDITY...5 TO 10 PERCENT IN THE PLAINS AND 9 TO 13 PERCENT IN
  THE MOUNTAINS TODAY AND THURSDAY.

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

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW....OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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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