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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
400 PM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUE FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.Dry and windy conditions are expected in the southwestern corner
of New Mexico as an upper level trough approaches the region.
This will lead to relative humidities between 10 and 15 percent
and west winds between 20 to 30 mph accompanied by stronger gusts
up to 40 mph. The combinations of these factors will lead to
Critical fire weather conditions desert areas mainly east of the
Rio Grande.

NMZ111-290100-
/O.UPG.KEPZ.FW.A.0014.170429T1800Z-170430T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.W.0016.170429T1800Z-170430T0100Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
400 PM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT SATURDAY
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
111...

The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has
issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from noon to 7 PM
MDT Saturday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.


* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 111.

* WIND...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* HUMIDITY...10 to 15 percent.

* HIGHEST THREAT...Lowland locations south and west and south
  of a line from Deming to Lordsburg.

* 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.

&&

$$

NMZ112-TXZ055-056-290100-
/O.CON.KEPZ.FW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-170429T0100Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
400 PM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 055, 056, AND 112...

* TIMING...1 PM to 7PM Friday.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 112.Fire weather zone
  055.Fire weather zone 056. Mainly deserts East of the Rio
  Grande and South of Interstate 10 in Zone 112.

* WIND...West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* HUMIDITY...RH values from 10% to 15%.

* 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.

&&

$$
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