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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
210 PM CDT Fri May 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20` WINDS OF
20 MPH OR MORE, AND VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MOST OF CULBERSON COUNTY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS,
20` WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE
DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MOST OF CULBERSON COUNTY...

.Unseasonably warm temperatures, consequent low RH, gusty winds,
and very high to extreme Fire Danger will result in critical fire
weather conditions for Southeast New Mexico and parts of West
Texas through this evening.  These conditions will abate by late
evening, but poor recovery overnight and similar conditions
Saturday may result in a repeat of critical fire weather
conditions.

NMZ114-115-TXZ057-258-271200-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.A.0027.170527T1700Z-170528T0300Z/
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0035.000000T0000Z-170527T0300Z/
Guadalupe Mountains-Southeast Plains-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
210 PM CDT Fri May 26 2017 /110 PM MDT Fri May 26 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20` WINDS OF
20 MPH OR MORE, AND VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST
NEW MEXICO AND MOST OF CULBERSON COUNTY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20` WINDS
OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MOST OF CULBERSON COUNTY...

The National Weather Service in Midland/Odessa has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Saturday evening.

* HUMIDITY...This afternoon...6 to 15%.  Saturday...5 to 12%.

* WIND...This afternoon...West 15 to 25 mph, except 25 to 35 mph
  Guadalupe Mountains. Saturday...Above 5000 feet, southwest to
  west 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph in the afternoon.
  Gusts up to 55 mph in the afternoon. Below 5000 feet, southwest
  winds 20 to 25 mph.

* FIRE DANGER...Very high to extreme.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Stow trailer chains properly.  Hold off on yard work or welding
near dry vegetation.

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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
427 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

NMZ501>540-271100-
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Union County-
Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
427 AM MDT Fri May 26 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A red flag warning is in effect from 11 am to 9 pm MDT from the I-40
corridor on south, where low humidities combined with strong winds
will create critical fire weather conditions.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Shower and thunderstorm chances will increase over the holiday
weekend, especially on Monday. Widespread showers and thunderstorms
will then continue Tuesday through at least Thursday of next week.
Locations that receive multiple rain events during this time could
become prone to flash flooding.

Weather can change very rapidly. Always use the latest
forecasts...watches and warning for planning purposes.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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