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High Wind Warning


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
1247 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...High Wind Warning in effect for the Guadalupe Mountains tonight
through Friday afternoon...

...High Wind Warning in effect for the southeast New Mexico Plains
through late this afternoon...

...Wind Advisory in effect through early this evening for the Van
Horn Highway 54 Corridor...Davis Mountains...Trans Pecos region
and much of the Permian Basin...

.A strong upper level storm system will track across the central
Plains late today. Very windy conditions are expected to persist
through the afternoon hours. Wind speeds should diminish below
high wind and advisory limits early this evening, however strong
winds will continue across the Guadalupe Mountains tonight through
Friday mid-day.

NMZ027-TXZ258-240500-
/O.CON.KMAF.HW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170224T2100Z/
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
1147 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...Tonight through 2 PM MST / 3 PM CST Friday.

* WINDS...West winds 40 to 55 mph sustained. Gusts 60 to 75 mph.

* IMPACTS...Winds will be particularly hazardous at higher
  elevations where the strongest winds are likely to occur. Be
  especially careful driving in these mountainous areas as these
  winds could make driving difficult for motorists driving high
  profile vehicles such as campers, vans and tractor trailers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
1247 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...High Wind Warning in effect for the Guadalupe Mountains tonight
through Friday afternoon...

...High Wind Warning in effect for the southeast New Mexico Plains
through late this afternoon...

...Wind Advisory in effect through early this evening for the Van
Horn Highway 54 Corridor...Davis Mountains...Trans Pecos region
and much of the Permian Basin...

.A strong upper level storm system will track across the central
Plains late today. Very windy conditions are expected to persist
through the afternoon hours. Wind speeds should diminish below
high wind and advisory limits early this evening, however strong
winds will continue across the Guadalupe Mountains tonight through
Friday mid-day.

NMZ028-029-033-034-240000-
/O.CON.KMAF.HW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170224T0000Z/
Eddy County Plains-Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-
Southern Lea County-
Including the cities of Artesia, Carlsbad, Carlsbad Caverns NP,
Tatum, Hobbs, Lovington, Eunice, and Jal
1147 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...Through late this afternoon.

* WINDS...West winds 30 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can make driving difficult...
  especially for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
1034 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...STRONG TO POSSIBLY DAMAGING WINDS TODAY...

.A powerful jet stream combined with a Pacific cold front and
strengthening surface low pressure just to the east of New Mexico
will result in strong winds over New Mexico today. The strongest
winds are expected along and east of the central mountain chain,
where downslope wind gusts around 60 mph could produce damage.
Winds will weaken near and a little after sunset at lower
elevations, but could remain gusty over mountain peaks tonight.
Another round of windy conditions is expected to impact the
central mountain chain and east central plains on Friday.

NMZ515-521>524-526>540-240000-
/O.CON.KABQ.HW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170224T0000Z/
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-
Estancia Valley-Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-
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-
1034 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...Along and east of New Mexico`s central mountain
  chain.

* WINDS...West 30 to 40 mph with gusts around 60 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will continue to strengthen through the late
  morning, then peak in strength during the early to mid
  afternoon, before weakening with sunset.

* VISIBILITY...May be locally reduced below 3 miles in dust
  prone locations.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Very strong cross winds will make driving
  hazardous on north to south oriented roads, like I-25 around
  Las Vegas and northward over Raton Pass. Unsecured objects may
  become airborne, and lightweight structures may topple.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remember, A High Wind Warning means damaging winds are imminent
or highly likely. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or
gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
552 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...Windy conditions across Far West Texas and Southern New Mexico
this afternoon and evening...

.An approaching upper level system with an associated cold front
will move across the region today with strong winds developing
for all areas east of central Grant county starting early this
afternoon into early Friday morning. The strongest winds will
being be during late afternoon and last until shortly after
sunset. Gusty winds along east slopes of mountains will continue
past midnight into early Friday morning. Blowing dust could cause
hazardous driving conditions.

NMZ413-TXZ419-240300-
/O.CON.KEPZ.HW.W.0003.170223T1800Z-170224T1300Z/
Southern Tularosa Basin-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Including the cities of Chaparral, Orogrande,
White Sands Range Headquarters, East and Northeast El Paso,
Socorro, and Fort Bliss
552 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 AM MST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...winds will increase around 11 AM today with strong
winds continuing through 6 AM Friday.

* WINDS...winds will have sustained speeds of 35 to 40 with
  gusts up to 60 mph...especially along the eastern facing
  slopes.

* IMPACTS...blowing dust could make difficult and even dangerous
  driving conditions. Strong cross winds could making vehicle
  handling difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

&&

$$


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
128 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CST /7 PM MST/
THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS
OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST
NEW MEXICO AND MOST OF WEST TEXAS...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS
OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR THE
GUADALUPE, DAVIS, AND APACHE MOUNTAINS, SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO,
GAINES COUNTY, VAN HORN AND THE HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR, AND REEVES
COUNTY AND THE UPPER TRANS PECOS...

.Strong, gusty west winds are occurring across Southeast New
Mexico and most of West Texas this afternoon.  With relative
humidity near or below 10 percent, and high to extreme Fire Danger
due to record- breaking temperatures 15-20 degrees above normal,
critical fire weather conditions are expected through early
evening. A cold front will bring cooler temperatures Friday, but
very dry air will remain in place and gusty winds behind the front
could result in critical fire weather conditions across Southeast
New Mexico, the Guadalupe, Davis, and Apache Mountains, and the
adjacent plains.

NMZ114-115-TXZ045-057-058-074-258-241300-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-170224T0200Z/
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.A.0005.170224T1700Z-170225T0200Z/
Guadalupe Mountains-Southeast Plains-Gaines-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Davis/Apache Mountains Area-
128 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017 /1228 PM MST Thu Feb 23 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CST /7 PM MST/
THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS
OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS
OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

* WIND...This afternoon...Southwest to west 20 to 35 mph. Friday...West
20 to 35 mph.

* TEMPERATURES...This afternoon...15 to 20 degrees above normal.
  Friday...Near normal.

* HUMIDITY...This afternoon...10 to 15%.  Friday...5 to 15%.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  This is a very dangerous
fire weather situation.  Strong winds and very low relative
humidities combined with above normal temperatures will create
weather conditions favorable for the multiple occurrence of large
fires.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur.  Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
128 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CST /7 PM MST/
THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS
OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST
NEW MEXICO AND MOST OF WEST TEXAS...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS
OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR THE
GUADALUPE, DAVIS, AND APACHE MOUNTAINS, SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO,
GAINES COUNTY, VAN HORN AND THE HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR, AND REEVES
COUNTY AND THE UPPER TRANS PECOS...

.Strong, gusty west winds are occurring across Southeast New
Mexico and most of West Texas this afternoon.  With relative
humidity near or below 10 percent, and high to extreme Fire Danger
due to record- breaking temperatures 15-20 degrees above normal,
critical fire weather conditions are expected through early
evening. A cold front will bring cooler temperatures Friday, but
very dry air will remain in place and gusty winds behind the front
could result in critical fire weather conditions across Southeast
New Mexico, the Guadalupe, Davis, and Apache Mountains, and the
adjacent plains.

TXZ046>048-050>053-059>063-067>070-075-079>081-240200-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-170224T0200Z/
Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-Loving-
Winkler-Ector-Midland-Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-Pecos-
Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-Big Bend Area-
128 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CST /7 PM MST/
THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS
OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST
NEW MEXICO AND MOST OF WEST TEXAS....

* WIND...Southwest to west 20 to 25 mph.

* TEMPERATURES...15 to 20 degrees above normal.

* HUMIDITY...10%.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  This is a very dangerous
fire weather situation.  Strong winds and very low relative
humidities combined with above normal temperatures will create
weather conditions favorable for the multiple occurrence of large
fires.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Norman OK
1153 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...Extreme fire weather conditions expected this afternoon and
early evening...

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-240300-
/O.CON.KOUN.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170224T0300Z/
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-
1153 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING
FOR WINDY CONDITIONS... WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR CENTRAL PORTIONS OF OKLAHOMA AND PARTS OF WESTERN
NORTH TEXAS...

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

* WIND...South to southwest 10 to 20 mph, with gusts to 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...15 to 30 percent.

* TEMPERATURE...Mid 80s.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
526 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM TODAY FOR EASTERN
NEW MEXICO...THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...THE SANDIA...MANZANO...
AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS BELOW SIGNIFICANT SNOW PACK DUE TO STRONG
WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FROM LATE FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON FOR THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS...LOW
HUMIDITY AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...

.Windy conditions will develop rapidly this morning and peak this
afternoon before tapering off early this evening. Low humidity and
above normal temperatures with an unstable atmosphere will create
critical fire weather conditions over much of central and eastern
NM today. Extremely critical conditions are even possible across
eastern NM where a few hours of single digit humidity is expected.
Very dry and windy conditions will continue into Friday over the
east central plains where more critical conditions are possible.
Marginal critical conditions are likely over central NM however
cooler temperatures and a more stable atmosphere will mitigate the
threat on Friday.

NMZ103-104-106-107-240200-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0005.170223T1900Z-170224T0200Z/
Northeast Highlands-Northeast Plains-Middle Rio Grande Valley-
Sandia...Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
526 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

* AREA AND TIMING...Northeast Highlands, Northeast Plains, Middle
  Rio Grande Valley, and the Sandia, Manzano, and Gallinas
  Mountains this afternoon into the early evening.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...West 25 to 45 mph with gusts of 50 to 60 mph
  this afternoon.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum values of 8 to 14.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
  and will be hard to control. Long range spotting and extreme
  fire behavior will be possible. Outdoor burning should not be
  done.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Red Flag Warning.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
526 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM TODAY FOR EASTERN
NEW MEXICO...THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...THE SANDIA...MANZANO...
AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS BELOW SIGNIFICANT SNOW PACK DUE TO STRONG
WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FROM LATE FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON FOR THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS...LOW
HUMIDITY AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...

.Windy conditions will develop rapidly this morning and peak this
afternoon before tapering off early this evening. Low humidity and
above normal temperatures with an unstable atmosphere will create
critical fire weather conditions over much of central and eastern
NM today. Extremely critical conditions are even possible across
eastern NM where a few hours of single digit humidity is expected.
Very dry and windy conditions will continue into Friday over the
east central plains where more critical conditions are possible.
Marginal critical conditions are likely over central NM however
cooler temperatures and a more stable atmosphere will mitigate the
threat on Friday.

NMZ108-240200-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0007.170224T1700Z-170225T0100Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0005.170223T1900Z-170224T0200Z/
East Central Plains-
526 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MST
THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Fire
Weather Watch...which is in effect from Friday morning through
Friday afternoon.

* AREA AND TIMING...East Central Plains this afternoon into the
  early evening. East Central Plains late Friday morning through
  Friday afternoon.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...West 25 to 45 mph with gusts of 50 to 60 mph
  today. Northwest 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph Friday.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum values of 7 to 11 percent today then
  9 to 13 percent on Friday.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
  and will be hard to control. Long range spotting and extreme
  fire behavior will be possible. Outdoor burning should not be
  done.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Red Flag Warning.

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

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
406 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

TXZ021>023-027>030-033>036-039>042-240200-
/O.CON.KLUB.FW.W.0003.170223T1700Z-170224T0200Z/
/O.CON.KLUB.FW.A.0004.170224T1700Z-170225T0100Z/
Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Bailey-Lamb-Hale-Floyd-Cochran-Hockley-
Lubbock-Crosby-Yoakum-Terry-Lynn-Garza-
406 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR THE FAR SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE AND SOUTH
PLAINS OF WEST TEXAS FOR 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR
MORE...RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND A HIGH FIRE
DANGER...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR THE FAR SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE AND SOUTH
PLAINS OF WEST TEXAS FOR 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR
MORE...RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND A HIGH FIRE
DANGER...

The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM to 8 PM CST Thursday. A
Fire Weather Watch is also in effect from Friday morning through
Friday evening.

* Wind...Westerly winds at 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph this
  afternoon. Northwest winds at 20 to 30 mph on Friday.

* Relative Humidity...Falling into the 5 to 10 percent range this
  afternoon.

* Fuels...Are dry to very dry.

* Impacts...Any fires that develop can spread rapidly. Outdoor
  burning should be postponed until winds subside.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are imminent or already occurring. These conditions can create
rapid wildfire growth.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
406 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

TXZ024>026-031-032-037-038-043-044-240200-
/O.CON.KLUB.FW.W.0003.170223T1700Z-170224T0200Z/
Briscoe-Hall-Childress-Motley-Cottle-Dickens-King-Kent-Stonewall-
406 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR THE ROLLING PLAINS OF WEST TEXAS FOR 20
FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE...RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 15 PERCENT
OR LESS AND A HIGH FIRE DANGER...

* Wind...Westerly winds at 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* Relative Humidity...Will fall to near 10 percent this
  afternoon.

* Fuels...Are dry.

* Impacts...Any fires that develop can spread rapidly. Outdoor
  burning should be postponed until winds subside.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are imminent or already occurring. These conditions can create
rapid wildfire growth.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service SAN ANGELO TX
302 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

TXZ049-054-064-065-071-072-076-098-113-127-240200-
/O.CON.KSJT.FW.W.0002.170223T1700Z-170224T0200Z/
Fisher-Nolan-Sterling-Coke-Irion-Tom Green-Crockett-Haskell-Jones-
Taylor-
302 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR VERY WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES...HIGH FIRE DANGER AND GUSTY WINDS...

The National Weather Service in SAN ANGELO has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM to 8 PM CST Thursday.

* Wind...Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts around 30 mph.

* Humidity...10 to 15 percent.

* Fuels...Dry fuels and afternoon temperatures near 90 degrees.

* Impacts...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is highly discouraged.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
142 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY...

.An upper level trough will be moving across the Rockies with a
rapidly deepening surface low over western Kansas on Thursday.
This will bring strong winds to the region which will combine
with above normal temperatures and minimum relative humidities in
the lower to mid teens to create critical fire weather conditions
over the lowlands of southern New Mexico and far west Texas.

NMZ111-112-TXZ055-056-231400-
/O.CON.KEPZ.FW.W.0001.170223T1800Z-170224T0300Z/
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-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
142 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST
THURSDAY FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND STRONG WINDS...

* 20-FOOT WIND...20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* HUMIDITY...8 to 15 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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Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
1247 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...High Wind Warning in effect for the Guadalupe Mountains tonight
through Friday afternoon...

...High Wind Warning in effect for the southeast New Mexico Plains
through late this afternoon...

...Wind Advisory in effect through early this evening for the Van
Horn Highway 54 Corridor...Davis Mountains...Trans Pecos region
and much of the Permian Basin...

.A strong upper level storm system will track across the central
Plains late today. Very windy conditions are expected to persist
through the afternoon hours. Wind speeds should diminish below
high wind and advisory limits early this evening, however strong
winds will continue across the Guadalupe Mountains tonight through
Friday mid-day.

TXZ045>047-050>052-057>062-067-068-074-075-240000-
/O.CON.KMAF.WI.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-170224T0000Z/
Gaines-Dawson-Borden-Andrews-Martin-Howard-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Loving-Winkler-Ector-Midland-
Ward-Crane-Davis/Apache Mountains Area-Pecos-
Including the cities of Seminole, Lamesa, Gail, Andrews, Stanton,
Big Spring, Van Horn, Pecos, Mentone, Kermit, Odessa, Midland,
Monahans, Crane, Alpine, Fort Davis, and Fort Stockton
1247 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017 /1147 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017/

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/ THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...Through late this afternoon.

* WINDS...West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph.

* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can make driving difficult...
  especially for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
1034 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...STRONG TO POSSIBLY DAMAGING WINDS TODAY...

.A powerful jet stream combined with a Pacific cold front and
strengthening surface low pressure just to the east of New Mexico
will result in strong winds over New Mexico today. The strongest
winds are expected along and east of the central mountain chain,
where downslope wind gusts around 60 mph could produce damage.
Winds will weaken near and a little after sunset at lower
elevations, but could remain gusty over mountain peaks tonight.
Another round of windy conditions is expected to impact the
central mountain chain and east central plains on Friday.

NMZ507-508-512-516-518>520-525-240000-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-170224T0000Z/
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Upper Tularosa Valley-
1034 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...The upper, middle and lower Rio Grande Valley; Santa
  Fe metro area; west slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains;
  upper Tularosa Valley; west central highlands and southwest
  mountains.

* WINDS...West 25 to 35 mph with gusts from 45 to 50 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will continue to strengthen through the late
  morning, then peak in strength during the early to mid
  afternoon, before weakening with sunset.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced below 3 miles in dust prone
  locations.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Hazardous crosswinds will impact north to south
  oriented roads such as I-25. Unsecured objects may become
  airborne.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
552 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...Windy conditions across Far West Texas and Southern New Mexico
this afternoon and evening...

.An approaching upper level system with an associated cold front
will move across the region today with strong winds developing
for all areas east of central Grant county starting early this
afternoon into early Friday morning. The strongest winds will
being be during late afternoon and last until shortly after
sunset. Gusty winds along east slopes of mountains will continue
past midnight into early Friday morning. Blowing dust could cause
hazardous driving conditions.

NMZ402-407>412-414>417-TXZ418-420>424-240300-
/O.CON.KEPZ.WI.Y.0005.170223T1800Z-170224T0300Z/
Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-Eastern Black Range Foothills-
Sierra County Lakes-Northern Dona Ana County-
Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-Central Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
Including the cities of Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston,
Fort Bayard, Deming, Columbus, Hillsboro, Winston,
Truth Or Consequences, Derry, Spaceport, Garfield, Hatch,
Radium Springs, Las Cruces, Vado, Sunland Park, Alamogordo,
Tularosa, White Sands Monument, Mescalero, Timberon,
Mountain Park, Cloudcroft, Sunspot, Apache Summit, Mayhill,
Pinon, Sacramento, Crow Flats, Downtown El Paso, West El Paso,
Upper Valley, Hueco Tanks, Loma Linda, Cornudas, Dell City,
Salt Flat, Sierra Blanca, Fabens, Fort Hancock, Tornillo,
and Indian Hot Springs
552 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...winds will increase around 11 AM this morning with
  strong winds continuing through 8 PM tonight.

* WINDS...winds will have sustained speeds of 30 to 35 mph with
  gusts up to 45 mph...especially along the eastern facing
  slopes.

* IMPACTS...blowing dust could make difficult and even dangerous
  driving conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
411 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

TXZ023-024-028>030-033>036-039>042-240000-
/O.UPG.KLUB.HW.A.0001.170223T1800Z-170224T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLUB.WI.Y.0007.170223T1800Z-170224T0000Z/
Swisher-Briscoe-Lamb-Hale-Floyd-Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-Crosby-
Yoakum-Terry-Lynn-Garza-
Including the cities of Tulia, Silverton, Quitaque, Littlefield,
Olton, Plainview, Cedar Hill, Morton, Levelland, Lubbock, Ralls,
Crosbyton, Lorenzo, Denver City, Plains, Brownfield, Tahoka,
ODonnell, Graham, and Post
411 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM CST this
evening. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* TIMING...Noon through 6 PM.

* WINDS...30 to 40 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Areas of blowing dust will restrict visibility.
  Vehicles on roads oriented north to south will experience
  strong crosswinds. Lightweight outdoor furniture or objects
  can be blown around.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph are
expected. Adjust travel and outdoor activities accordingly.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
128 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CST /7 PM MST/
THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS
OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST
NEW MEXICO AND MOST OF WEST TEXAS...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS
OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR THE
GUADALUPE, DAVIS, AND APACHE MOUNTAINS, SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO,
GAINES COUNTY, VAN HORN AND THE HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR, AND REEVES
COUNTY AND THE UPPER TRANS PECOS...

.Strong, gusty west winds are occurring across Southeast New
Mexico and most of West Texas this afternoon.  With relative
humidity near or below 10 percent, and high to extreme Fire Danger
due to record- breaking temperatures 15-20 degrees above normal,
critical fire weather conditions are expected through early
evening. A cold front will bring cooler temperatures Friday, but
very dry air will remain in place and gusty winds behind the front
could result in critical fire weather conditions across Southeast
New Mexico, the Guadalupe, Davis, and Apache Mountains, and the
adjacent plains.

NMZ114-115-TXZ045-057-058-074-258-241300-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-170224T0200Z/
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.A.0005.170224T1700Z-170225T0200Z/
Guadalupe Mountains-Southeast Plains-Gaines-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Davis/Apache Mountains Area-
128 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017 /1228 PM MST Thu Feb 23 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CST /7 PM MST/
THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS
OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS
OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

* WIND...This afternoon...Southwest to west 20 to 35 mph. Friday...West
20 to 35 mph.

* TEMPERATURES...This afternoon...15 to 20 degrees above normal.
  Friday...Near normal.

* HUMIDITY...This afternoon...10 to 15%.  Friday...5 to 15%.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  This is a very dangerous
fire weather situation.  Strong winds and very low relative
humidities combined with above normal temperatures will create
weather conditions favorable for the multiple occurrence of large
fires.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur.  Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
526 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM TODAY FOR EASTERN
NEW MEXICO...THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...THE SANDIA...MANZANO...
AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS BELOW SIGNIFICANT SNOW PACK DUE TO STRONG
WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FROM LATE FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON FOR THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS...LOW
HUMIDITY AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...

.Windy conditions will develop rapidly this morning and peak this
afternoon before tapering off early this evening. Low humidity and
above normal temperatures with an unstable atmosphere will create
critical fire weather conditions over much of central and eastern
NM today. Extremely critical conditions are even possible across
eastern NM where a few hours of single digit humidity is expected.
Very dry and windy conditions will continue into Friday over the
east central plains where more critical conditions are possible.
Marginal critical conditions are likely over central NM however
cooler temperatures and a more stable atmosphere will mitigate the
threat on Friday.

NMZ108-240200-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0007.170224T1700Z-170225T0100Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0005.170223T1900Z-170224T0200Z/
East Central Plains-
526 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MST
THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Fire
Weather Watch...which is in effect from Friday morning through
Friday afternoon.

* AREA AND TIMING...East Central Plains this afternoon into the
  early evening. East Central Plains late Friday morning through
  Friday afternoon.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...West 25 to 45 mph with gusts of 50 to 60 mph
  today. Northwest 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph Friday.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum values of 7 to 11 percent today then
  9 to 13 percent on Friday.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
  and will be hard to control. Long range spotting and extreme
  fire behavior will be possible. Outdoor burning should not be
  done.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Red Flag Warning.

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

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
406 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

TXZ021>023-027>030-033>036-039>042-240200-
/O.CON.KLUB.FW.W.0003.170223T1700Z-170224T0200Z/
/O.CON.KLUB.FW.A.0004.170224T1700Z-170225T0100Z/
Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Bailey-Lamb-Hale-Floyd-Cochran-Hockley-
Lubbock-Crosby-Yoakum-Terry-Lynn-Garza-
406 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR THE FAR SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE AND SOUTH
PLAINS OF WEST TEXAS FOR 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR
MORE...RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND A HIGH FIRE
DANGER...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR THE FAR SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE AND SOUTH
PLAINS OF WEST TEXAS FOR 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR
MORE...RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND A HIGH FIRE
DANGER...

The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM to 8 PM CST Thursday. A
Fire Weather Watch is also in effect from Friday morning through
Friday evening.

* Wind...Westerly winds at 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph this
  afternoon. Northwest winds at 20 to 30 mph on Friday.

* Relative Humidity...Falling into the 5 to 10 percent range this
  afternoon.

* Fuels...Are dry to very dry.

* Impacts...Any fires that develop can spread rapidly. Outdoor
  burning should be postponed until winds subside.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are imminent or already occurring. These conditions can create
rapid wildfire growth.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
1255 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-241900-
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-
1255 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017 /1155 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017/

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

Very windy, warm, and dry conditions have resulted in critical to
extremely critical fire weather conditions across Southeast New
Mexico and most of West Texas this afternoon. A Red Flag Warning is
in effect through early evening.

Strong winds are occurring in Southeast New Mexico this afternoon,
and in the Guadalupe Mountains this afternoon and tonight.  A High
Wind Warning is in effect.

Very windy conditions are occurring in the parts of the Western Low
Rolling Plains and Permian Basin, Van Horn and the Highway 54
Corridor, Reeves County and the Upper Trans Pecos, Davis and Apache
Mountains, and Stockton Plateau this afternoon.  A Wind Advisory is
in effect.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

Very windy, warm, and dry conditions may result in critical fire
weather conditions Friday across the Guadalupe, Davis, and Apache
Mountains, Southeast New Mexico, Gaines County, Van Horn and the
Highway 54 Corridor, and Reeves County and the Upper Trans Pecos. A
Fire Weather Watch is in effect.

Strong winds will continue in the Guadalupe Mountains Friday.  A
High Wind Warning will remain in effect.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated however local interest should
be prepared for high winds and the possibility of fast moving grass
fires.

$$

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

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Norman OK
1158 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-241200-
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-
1158 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northern...
western...central...and southern Oklahoma...and western north
Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight...

.Fire Weather...
Due to very warm to hot temperatures, low humidity, and gusty
winds, Critical to Extreme fire danger is expected this afternoon
and early evening across portions of western Oklahoma and western
north Texas. Near Critical to Critical conditions will be
possible further east across portions of Oklahoma.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday...

.Fire Weather...
Near Critical conditions are expected again Friday afternoon in
western north Texas, due to breezy winds and low humidity.
Elevated to Near Critical wildfire conditions will be possible
again next Tuesday across portions of western Oklahoma and western
north Texas.

.Thunderstorms...
There will be a chance of thunderstorms across portions of
Oklahoma and north Texas on Sunday, and then again on Tuesday.

Get graphics and more details at weather.gov/norman...and follow
our weather forecast office on Twitter and Facebook.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
730 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-241430-
Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
730 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
An upper level storm system will combine with deep area of surface
low pressure in the Texas Panhandle to create very strong
afternoon and evening winds. We will see winds of 30 to 35 mph
with gusts to 45 mph this afternoon and evening with stronger
winds and gusts on the east slopes of area mountains. Blowing dust
may occasionally reduce visibilities especially west of the Rio
Grande.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

We could see strong winds again on Sunday and again on Tuesday.
Blowing dust will also be possible both of those days.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
657 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

TXZ021>044-241300-
Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Briscoe-Hall-Childress-Bailey-Lamb-Hale-
Floyd-Motley-Cottle-Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-Crosby-Dickens-King-
Yoakum-Terry-Lynn-Garza-Kent-Stonewall-
657 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the South Plains...Rolling
Plains and the far Southern Texas Panhandle.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A high wind warning is in effect from noon through 6 pm for the far
southwestern Texas Panhandle today. Sustained speeds from the west
of 40 mph with gusts at or above 55 mph will be possible. The
remainder of the Caprock will be under a wind advisory, with
sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph. The strong winds will generate
areas of blowing dust which will decrease visibility at times.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

A fire weather watch is in effect for Friday as critical fire
weather conditions could once again develop in the afternoon
through evening.

Dry and windy conditions with critical fire weather are also
possible Sunday through Tuesday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
448 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

NMZ501>540-241200-
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-
448 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Hazardous winds will strengthen and become more widespread today,
and directions will shift out of the west with a Pacific cold front.
Gusts from 40 to 50 are expected east of the continental divide,
except around 60 mph along and east of the central mountain chain.
A Red Flag Warning is in effect from the central mountain chain
eastward, and also for the middle Rio Grande Valley, due to strong
winds, low humidities, above normal temperatures and an unstable
atmosphere.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Hazardous northwest winds should return Friday, when gusts may again
reach 50 mph along the central mountain chain and across the east
central plains. Critical fire weather conditions may also redevelop
across the east central plains due to strong wind and low humidity.

Breezy to windy conditions will redevelop in some areas each day
Sunday through Tuesday. The east central plains has the potential for
daily rounds of critical fire weather conditions. The strongest winds
could reach 50 mph along and just east of the south central mountains
on Sunday, then along and east of the central mountain chain Tuesday.

An upper level trough crossing from the west could produce a few to
several inches of snow accumulation in the San Juan Mountains
Saturday night and Sunday. A stronger upper level trough will cross
New Mexico from the west on Monday night and Tuesday with the
potential for a few to several inches of snow accumulation in the
northern and western mountains.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

44

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio TX
440 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-241100-
Llano-Burnet-Williamson-Val Verde-Edwards-Real-Kerr-Bandera-
Gillespie-Kendall-Blanco-Hays-Travis-Bastrop-Lee-Kinney-Uvalde-
Medina-Bexar-Comal-Guadalupe-Caldwell-Fayette-Maverick-Zavala-
Frio-Atascosa-Wilson-Karnes-Gonzales-De Witt-Lavaca-Dimmit-
440 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for South-Central Texas..

.DAY ONE...Today And Tonight.

Elevated fire weather conditions are possible this afternoon
across the Hill Country and Edwards Plateau.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

A dry-cold front will move through the region Friday morning.
Very dry air and breezy northwest winds behind the front will
result in elevated to near critical fire weather conditions much
of the region Friday.

No other hazardous weather expected for the remainder of the
extended forecast period.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service SAN ANGELO TX
415 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

TXZ049-054-064>066-071>073-076>078-098-099-113-114-127-128-139-
140-154-155-168>170-241015-
Fisher-Nolan-Sterling-Coke-Runnels-Irion-Tom Green-Concho-
Crockett-Schleicher-Sutton-Haskell-Throckmorton-Jones-Shackelford-
Taylor-Callahan-Coleman-Brown-McCulloch-San Saba-Menard-Kimble-
Mason-
415 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of west central
Texas.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Critical fire weather conditions are expected across western
portions of the Big Country, Concho Valley and Crockett county
this afternoon and early evening. Please reference the Red Flag
Warning that is now in effect for this area.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

$$

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