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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
1046 PM MDT Tue May 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY
IN SOUTHWEST COLORADO FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
DRY FUELS FOR FIRE ZONE 207...

.A weather disturbance dropping south into Utah and Colorado on
Thursday will bring gusty winds to the region. Little to no
precipitation is expected across the Four Corners with this
disturbance as moisture increases across northern Utah and
Colorado but remains out of southeastern Utah and southwestern
Colorado. Critical fire weather conditions will be possible due
to winds combining with low relative humidity and dry fuels.

COZ207-241300-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0006.170525T1800Z-170526T0100Z/
Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
1046 PM MDT Tue May 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY
FUELS INCLUDING FIRE WEATHER ZONE 207...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 207 Southwest
  Colorado Lower Forecast Area.

* WINDS...West 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...12 to 17 percent.

* IMPACTS...Fire starts or existing fires may become difficult
  to control.

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.

&&

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
852 PM MST Tue May 23 2017

AZZ151-152-241200-
/O.CON.KTWC.FW.A.0008.170525T1800Z-170526T0300Z/
/O.CON.KTWC.FW.A.0009.170526T1700Z-170527T0300Z/
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
852 PM MST Tue May 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND A VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 151
AND 152...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND A VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 151
AND 152...

* AFFECTED AREA...Central and southern portions of Fire Weather
  zone 151, including Santa Cruz, western Cochise, and southern
  Pima Counties. Most of fire weather zone 152, including the rest
  of Cochise County as well as portions of Graham and Greenlee Counties.

* TIMING...Late morning through early evening Thursday and
  Friday.

* WINDS...Sustained 20-foot winds from the west and southwest
  at 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum afternoon RH values bottoming out
  in the single digits.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
  potential to spread rapidly.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...Visit
  weather.gov/Tucson and click on the Detailed Hazards Icon.

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.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the Fire Weather Watch for portions of Southeast
Arizona.

&&

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
852 PM MST Tue May 23 2017

AZZ153-241200-
/O.CON.KTWC.FW.A.0008.170525T1800Z-170526T0300Z/
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
852 PM MST Tue May 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND A VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather zone 153, including portions of
  northern Graham and northern Greenlee Counties.

* TIMING...Late morning through early evening Thursday.

* WINDS...Sustained 20-foot winds from the west and southwest
  at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum afternoon RH values bottoming out
  in the single digits to lower teens.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
  potential to spread rapidly.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...Visit
  weather.gov/Tucson and click on the Detailed Hazards Icon.

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.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the Fire Weather Watch for portions of Southeast
Arizona.

&&

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
940 PM MDT Tue May 23 2017

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THURSDAY...

.Increasing west-southwest flow ahead of a Pacific trough will
bring very dry air and strong winds to the Borderland Thursday
and likely again on Friday.  Single digit relative humidities are
expected across the region, including mountain zones on Thursday.
These dry conditions will combine with increasing winds to create
very critical fire weather conditions.

NMZ110>113-TXZ055-056-241500-
/O.CON.KEPZ.FW.A.0017.170525T1800Z-170526T0300Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
940 PM MDT Tue May 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055, 056, 110, 111, 112, AND
113...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 110. Fire weather zone 111.
  Fire weather zone 112. Fire weather zone 113. Fire weather
  zone 055. Fire weather zone 056.

* WIND...20 to 30 mph with gusts near 45 mph.

* HUMIDITY...5 to 10 percent.

* HIGHEST THREAT...is located over the lowlands west of the Rio
  Grande.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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.

&&

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
251 PM MDT Tue May 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.Dry, windy and unstable conditions will likely lead to critical
fire weather conditions across portions of western and central New
Mexico Thursday afternoon and evening. Expect several hours of
single digit humidity accompanied with mostly sunny skies, above
normal temperatures, high Haines and impressively elevated mixing
heights. Strong gusts up to 45 mph possible.

NMZ101-105>109-241300-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.A.0026.170525T1800Z-170526T0300Z/
Northwest Plateau-Northwest Highlands-Middle Rio Grande Valley-
Sandia...Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-East Central Plains-
West Central Highlands-
251 PM MDT Tue May 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

* AREA AND TIMING...Northwest Plateau and Highlands, including
  central New Mexico from the Middle Rio Grande Valley to the
  Texas Border. Critical conditions are expected during the
  afternoon to early evening.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...Southwest to west 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45
  mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimums 5 to 10 percent.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Fire Weather Watch.

&&

$$

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
1258 PM MST Tue May 23 2017

AZZ107-110>114-116-117-140-241200-
/O.CON.KFGZ.FW.A.0005.170525T1800Z-170526T0300Z/
Coconino Plateau (Fire Weather Zone 107)-
Chinle Valley (Fire Weather Zone 110)-
Chuska Mountains and Defiance Plateau (Fire Weather Zone 111)-
Little Colorado River Valley in Coconino County (Fire Weather
Zone 112)-
Little Colorado River Valley in Navajo County (Fire Weather Zone
113)-
Little Colorado River Valley in Apache County (Fire Weather Zone
114)-Eastern Mogollon Rim (Fire Weather Zone 116)-
White Mountains (Fire Weather Zone 117)-
Northeast Plateaus and Mesas South of Hwy 264 (Fire Weather Zone
140)-
1258 PM MST Tue May 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL AND EASTERN ARIZONA...

* AFFECTED AREA...Portions of north central and eastern Arizona.

* 20 FOOT WIND...West-southwest 20 to 25 MPH gusting to 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 to 14 percent.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are possible. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag
warnings.

Please notify field crews of this fire weather watch.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
230 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

......FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS FOR RH BELOW 10 PERCENT...
WINDS ABOVE 20 MPH AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER.......

.Critical fire weather is likely as very dry, unseasonably hot
temperatures and windy conditions return. Fine fuels are likely
very dry resulting in very high fire danger.

NMZ114-TXZ258-241100-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.A.0025.170525T1800Z-170526T0200Z/
Guadalupe Mountains-
130 PM MDT Tue May 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR RH BELOW 10 PERCENT...WINDS ABOVE 20 MPH AND
VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

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

* AFFECTED AREA...Guadalupe Mountains.

* WIND...West 25 to 40 mph.

* HUMIDITY...5 to 7 percent.

* FIRE DANGER...Very High.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Stow chains and be careful with sparks.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
316 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-250830-
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines-
Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-
Loving-Winkler-Ector-Midland-Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-
Davis/Apache Mountains Area-Pecos-Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-
Big Bend Area-Terrell-Guadalupe Mountains-
316 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017 /216 AM MDT Wed May 24 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southeast New
Mexico, southwest Texas and western Texas.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

No hazardous weather is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

Fire weather concerns will be renewed starting Thursday for
Southeast New Mexico and parts of the Trans Pecos including the
Guadalupe Mountains. A fire weather watch has been issued for the
Guadalupe Mountains for Thursday. Strong winds are also possible in
parts of the Guadalupe Mountains Thursday and Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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This product, along with other watches, warnings, advisories,
and statements issued by the National Weather Service Office in
Midland, can be found on the internet at...
http://weather.gov/midland

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
307 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

NMZ501>540-241100-
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-
307 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Critical fire weather conditions will return to much of western and
central New Mexico and portions of the east central plains due to
strong winds, low humidity, dry fuels, and an unstable atmosphere.
Critical fire weather conditions are possible again on Friday across
many of the same areas.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

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