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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
728 AM MST FRI NOV 28 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH SATURDAY LATE MORNING THROUGH AFTERNOON
ACROSS THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS FOR STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY...

.WINDS ALOFT WILL STRENGTHEN...SKIES WILL CLEAR AND A LEE SIDE SURFACE
TROUGH WILL DEEPEN SATURDAY RESULTING IN STRONG DOWNSLOPE WINDS
ACROSS THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS. HIGH TEMPERATURES 11 TO 25 DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL...CRITICALLY LOW HUMIDITY...A HAINES INDEX IN THE 4 TO 5
RANGE AND RISING MIXING HEIGHTS WILL CONTRIBUTE TO THE FIRE
WEATHER THREAT.

NMZ108-282230-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0048.141129T1800Z-141130T0000Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 108
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS/WESTERN KIOWA GRASSLANDS BLM/ABZ-SNZ-
728 AM MST FRI NOV 28 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* AREA AND TIMING...EAST CENTRAL PLAINS NORTH OF A LINE FROM
  PORTALES TO RAMON LATE SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...12 TO 15 PERCENT

* IMPACTS...PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS
  IN THE FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
532 AM MST FRI NOV 28 2014

NMZ501>540-291300-
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 CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-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-
532 AM MST FRI NOV 28 2014

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...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE OVER THE EAST SLOPES OF THE SANGRE DE
CRISTO MOUNTAINS AND NEARBY HIGH PEAKS TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
NIGHT. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR HIGH WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WITH
GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH...PARTICULARLY SATURDAY NIGHT. THE POTENTIAL
ALSO EXISTS FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS SATURDAY ALONG
THE INTERSTATE 40 CORRIDOR FROM CLINES CORNERS EAST TO THE TEXAS
STATE LINE.

WEATHER CAN CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

GUYER

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
352 AM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-282100-
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-
NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-
BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-
CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-
TILLMAN-COMANCHE-STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-COTTON-
JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-ATOKA-LOVE-MARSHALL-BRYAN-HARDEMAN-
FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
352 AM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN...
WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...AND WESTERN NORTH
TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.FIRE WEATHER...
UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES COUPLED WITH BREEZY SOUTH
WINDS...AND LOW AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES...WILL LEAD TO ELEVATED
WILDFIRE CONCERNS FOR A FEW HOURS THIS AFTERNOON. THIS WILL
ESPECIALLY BE TRUE ACROSS WESTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH
TEXAS...WHERE WARMER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED. ANY BURNING
SHOULD BE DONE CAUTIOUSLY...AS DRY FUELS AND BREEZY CONDITIONS
WILL SPREAD FLAMES QUICKLY IF FIRES GET OUT OF CONTROL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.FIRE WEATHER...
UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF
THE WEEKEND. THIS COMBINED WITH BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND
LOW HUMIDITIES WILL MAINTAIN ELEVATED WILDFIRE POTENTIAL THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE REGION LATE
SUNDAY...WHICH WILL COOL TEMPERATURES SIGNIFICANTLY FOR THE START
OF NEXT WEEK.

GET GRAPHICS AND MORE DETAILS AT WEATHER.GOV/NORMAN...AND FOLLOW
OUR WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK.

$$

AUSTIN

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
308 AM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

TXZ021>044-290915-
PARMER-CASTRO-SWISHER-BRISCOE-HALL-CHILDRESS-BAILEY-LAMB-HALE-
FLOYD-MOTLEY-COTTLE-COCHRAN-HOCKLEY-LUBBOCK-CROSBY-DICKENS-KING-
YOAKUM-TERRY-LYNN-GARZA-KENT-STONEWALL-
308 AM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE EXTREME SOUTHERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE...SOUTH PLAINS AND ROLLING PLAINS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

FIRE WEATHER
BRIEF ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON ACROSS THE NORTHERN SOUTH PLAINS INTO THE SOUTHWESTERN
TEXAS PANHANDLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
BRIEF ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY BE POSSIBLE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON MAINLY WEST OF THE CAPROCK ESCARPMENT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED TODAY TO TONIGHT.

$$

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