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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
234 PM MST THU APR 28 2016

AZZ151-152-290200-
/O.CON.KTWC.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-160429T0200Z/
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 GRAHAM COUNTY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY-
SOUTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE SAN CARLOS APACHE NATION
IN GRAHAM COUNTY-CORONADO NF-SAFFORD BLM-TDC-
234 PM MST THU APR 28 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING
FOR MOST OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 152 AND THE FAR SOUTHEAST PORTION
OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151 FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...AND A HIGH FIRE DANGER RATING...

* AFFECTED AREA...MOST OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 152 AND THE FAR
  SOUTHEAST PORTION OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 151.

* TIMING...THROUGH 7 PM MST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 35 AND
  45 MPH. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED CLOSE TO THE NEW
  MEXICO BORDER IN FIRE WEATHER ZONE 152.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BETWEEN 10
  AND 17 PCT.

* 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 TAB.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. A
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY
VEGETATION WILL CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID AND ERRATIC FIRE
GROWTH.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THE RED FLAG WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST ARIZONA.

&&

$$

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
152 PM MDT THU APR 28 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON
AND EARLY EVENING...

.A STRONG UPPER LOW WILL SLOWLY MOVE TOWARD THE SOUTHERN AND
CENTRAL ROCKIES TODAY WITH STRONG SOUTHWESTERLY SURFACE WINDS OF
20 TO 30 MPH EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA. LOW MOISTURE AND STRONG
WINDS WILL HELP TO DROP RELATIVE HUMIDITIES BELOW 15 PERCENT FOR
MOST LOCATIONS IN THE BORDERLAND BELOW 7500 FEET CREATING
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

NMZ111>113-TXZ055-056-290200-
/O.CON.KEPZ.FW.W.0016.000000T0000Z-160429T0200Z/
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-
152 PM MDT THU APR 28 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055...
056...111...112 AND 113...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055. FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 056.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH

* HUMIDITY...6 TO 13 PERCENT

* HIGHEST THREAT...LOWLANDS BELOW 7500 FEET

* 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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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
208 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

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

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT/11 AM MDT UNTIL 10 PM
CDT/9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST OF A SEMINOLE TO
ODESSA TO BAKERSFIELD LINE DUE TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...AND
WARM...WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID
EVENING ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS
WITH SINGLE DIGIT RH/S AND ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES. AFTER POOR
RECOVERY TONIGHT OVER THE WESTERN HALF OF THE FORECAST AREA...
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED ALONG AND WEST OF
A SEMINOLE TO ODESSA TO BAKERSFIELD LINE FRIDAY. A RED FLAG
WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THESE AREAS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

NMZ114-115-TXZ258-291100-
/O.UPG.KMAF.FW.A.0025.160429T1700Z-160430T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.W.0029.160429T1700Z-160430T0300Z/
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0028.000000T0000Z-160429T0300Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
208 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016 /108 PM MDT THU APR 28 2016/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR WARM...WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TO 10 PM
CDT /9 PM MDT/ FRIDAY FOR WARM...WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND/ODESSA HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TO
10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ FRIDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR FRIDAY IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TEMPERATURES...TODAY AROUND 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL... NEAR
  NORMAL TEMPERATURES FRIDAY .

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH TODAY...25 TO 30 MPH FOR THE
  LOWER ELEVATIONS AND 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE MOUNTAINS FOR FRIDAY.

* HUMIDITY...5 TO 12 PERCENT.

* 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 RH/S AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO
EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
208 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

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

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT/11 AM MDT UNTIL 10 PM
CDT/9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST OF A SEMINOLE TO
ODESSA TO BAKERSFIELD LINE DUE TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...AND
WARM...WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID
EVENING ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS
WITH SINGLE DIGIT RH/S AND ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES. AFTER POOR
RECOVERY TONIGHT OVER THE WESTERN HALF OF THE FORECAST AREA...
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED ALONG AND WEST OF
A SEMINOLE TO ODESSA TO BAKERSFIELD LINE FRIDAY. A RED FLAG
WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THESE AREAS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

TXZ045-050-057>061-067-068-074-075-080-291100-
/O.UPG.KMAF.FW.A.0025.160429T1700Z-160430T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.W.0029.160429T1700Z-160430T0300Z/
GAINES-ANDREWS-VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-WARD-
CRANE-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-MARFA PLATEAU-
208 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016 /108 PM MDT THU APR 28 2016/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TO 10 PM
CDT /9 PM MDT/ FRIDAY FOR WARM...WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND/ODESSA HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TO 10
PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ FRIDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* WIND...WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...5 TO 10 PERCENT.

* 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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