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High Wind Warning


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
220 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS
THROUGH TODAY...

.A strong upper level storm system has moved across the central
Rockies and central Plains today. Strong winds have developed in
the Guadalupe Mountains as this system passes by to the north.

NMZ027-TXZ258-250100-
/O.CON.KMAF.HW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-180225T0100Z/
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
120 PM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...through this evening.

* WINDS...Southwest to west 35 to 50 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

* IMPACTS...These winds may make driving difficult for motorists
  driving high profile vehicles. Low flying light aircraft may
  experience severe turbulence.

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
559 AM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

...STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY EARLY THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL, EASTERN AND
SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

NMZ523-526-242300-
/O.CON.KABQ.HW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-180224T2300Z/
Central Highlands-South Central Mountains-
559 AM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...The Central Highlands and South Central Mountains
  including Clines Corners, Sierra Blanca and Ruidoso.

* WINDS...Southwest to west 25 to 40 mph with gusts between 50
  and 60 mph. Winds will trend northwesterly by mid morning.

* TIMING...Southwest to west winds will continue to strengthen
  early this morning, reaching peak speeds through midday today
  while becoming northwest then diminishing by mid to late this
  afternoon.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced in blowing dust mainly in the
  Central Highlands.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
  high profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution,
  especially with cross winds.

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.

&&

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Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
233 PM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MST
THIS EVENING FOR THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.An upper-level trough over eastern Colorado will continue to
result in strong northwest winds through evening. Additionally, a
cold upper-level low dropping south through California on Monday
will lead to strong southwest winds and with a very dry airmass
in place, critical fire weather conditons are possible across much
of the area east of the central mountain chain Monday afternoon.

NMZ108-250100-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0008.180226T1700Z-180227T0000Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-180225T0100Z/
East Central Plains-
233 PM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

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

* AREA AND TIMING...The East-Central Plains. Critical fire weather
  conditions are expected to continue through early evening.
  Critical fire weather conditons are forecast to return to much
  of eastern New Mexico Monday afternoon.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...West to Northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to
  around 50 mph. Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph on
  Monday.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Ranging from 8 to 13 percent this afternoon
  and 6 to 12 percent Monday afternoon.

* 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 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
243 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

TXZ021>023-027>029-033>035-250000-
/O.CON.KLUB.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-180225T0000Z/
Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Bailey-Lamb-Hale-Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-
243 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
FOR 20 FOOT WINDS IN EXCESS OF 20 MPH...RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15
PERCENT OR LESS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...FOR THE EXTREME
SOUTHWESTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE...AND MUCH OF THE WESTERN SOUTH
PLAINS...

* Winds...West at 20 to 30 mph.

* Humidity...Near 10 percent.

* Fuels...Dry.

* Impacts...Any fires that develop can spread rapidly. Outdoor
  burning is discouraged.

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.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
241 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

TXZ021>024-027>031-033>037-242300-
/O.CON.KLUB.WI.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-180224T2300Z/
Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Briscoe-Bailey-Lamb-Hale-Floyd-Motley-
Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-Crosby-Dickens-
Including the cities of Friona, Bovina, Farwell, Dimmitt, Hart,
Tulia, Happy, Silverton, Quitaque, Muleshoe, Littlefield,
Amherst, Olton, Plainview, Hale Center, Floydada, Lockney,
Matador, Roaring Springs, Morton, Whiteface, Levelland, Sundown,
Lubbock, Wolfforth, Slaton, Ralls, Crosbyton, Spur, and Dickens
241 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

* TIMING...Through late afternoon.

* WINDS...25 to 35 mph with gusts to near 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Strong west winds will make driving high profile
  vehicles more difficult, particularly on north to south
  roadways. Areas of blowing dust will also reduce visibilities,
  especially downwind of open fields and construction zones.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
559 AM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

...STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY EARLY THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL, EASTERN AND
SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

NMZ529-532>540-242300-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-180224T2300Z/
Northeast Highlands-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-
Southwest Chaves County-
559 AM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...Northeast Highlands, Eastern San Miguel, Guadalupe,
  Quay, Curry, Roosevelt, De Baca and Chaves Counties as well as
  Eastern Lincoln County.

* WINDS...West to northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts between 45
  and 55 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will reach peak speeds from midday to mid
  afternoon before diminishing late in the afternoon.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced in blowing dust.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
  high profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution,
  especially with cross winds.

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.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
233 PM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MST
THIS EVENING FOR THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.An upper-level trough over eastern Colorado will continue to
result in strong northwest winds through evening. Additionally, a
cold upper-level low dropping south through California on Monday
will lead to strong southwest winds and with a very dry airmass
in place, critical fire weather conditons are possible across much
of the area east of the central mountain chain Monday afternoon.

NMZ108-250100-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0008.180226T1700Z-180227T0000Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-180225T0100Z/
East Central Plains-
233 PM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

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

* AREA AND TIMING...The East-Central Plains. Critical fire weather
  conditions are expected to continue through early evening.
  Critical fire weather conditons are forecast to return to much
  of eastern New Mexico Monday afternoon.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...West to Northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to
  around 50 mph. Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph on
  Monday.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Ranging from 8 to 13 percent this afternoon
  and 6 to 12 percent Monday afternoon.

* 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 Red Flag Warning.

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

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
246 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

TXZ021>044-252100-
Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Briscoe-Hall-Childress-Bailey-Lamb-Hale-
Floyd-Motley-Cottle-Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-Crosby-Dickens-King-
Yoakum-Terry-Lynn-Garza-Kent-Stonewall-
246 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A Wind Advisory is in effect for the far southwestern Texas
Panhandle and much of the South Plains through 5 pm. A Red Flag
Warning has been issued for the extreme southwestern Panhandle and
the western and central South Plains through 6 pm. Outside of the
Red Flag Warning area, elevated fire weather conditions will
persist through 6 pm.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Elevated fire weather conditions may develop again each afternoon
through Wednesday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Angelo TX
223 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

TXZ049-054-064>066-071>073-076>078-098-099-113-114-127-128-139-
140-154-155-168>170-252030-
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-
223 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Gusty northwest winds along with dry air will result in elevated
fire weather conditions across all of West Central Texas this
afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Elevated to near critical fire weather conditions are possible
across West Central Texas during the afternoon on Sunday and
Monday, as breezy west-southwest winds and dry air remain in place
across the region.

Isolated thunderstorms are possible across West Central Texas
Tuesday through Thursday. Severe weather is not expected at this
time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio TX
200 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-252000-
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-
200 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon And Tonight.

Elevated fire weather conditions are expected this afternoon in
far western portions of South Central Texas, specifically Val
Verde county. A passing cold front this afternoon will produce
very low relative humidity values combined with winds of 15-20
mph.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
138 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-251945-
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-
138 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018 /1238 PM MST Sat Feb 24 2018/

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

High winds will continue across the Guadalupe Mountains through
early this evening. Windy conditions are also expected across the
plains which could cause patch of blowing dust.

Elevated fire weather conditions are expected across the entire area
for the remainder of this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

Elevated fire weather conditions into Sunday through Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$
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...UPDATED
National Weather Service Norman OK
1223 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-251830-
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-
1223 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

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...
Near-critical to critical fire weather conditions may develop
across portions of western north Texas and far southwestern
Oklahoma this afternoon.

.Fog...
Patchy fog may form tonight across parts of Oklahoma and
north Texas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday...

.Fog...
Patchy fog may occur Sunday morning across parts of Oklahoma and
north Texas.

.Fire Weather...
Elevated to near-critical fire weather conditions may develop
across portions of western Oklahoma and western north Texas
during Sunday and Monday afternoon.

Elevated fire weather conditions may also develop across
southwestern Oklahoma and western north Texas on
Wednesday afternoon.

.Thunderstorms...
The chance of thunderstorms will return Tuesday into Wednesday.
Severe thunderstorms will be possible on Wednesday, primarily
across southeast Oklahoma.

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

$$

MBS

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
335 AM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

NMZ501>540-251045-
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-
335 AM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Strong to damaging winds will impact areas from Clines Corners
southward to Ruidoso and eastward to the Texas border. Gusts near 50
to 60 mph will be possible. Due to daytime humidities dropping below
15 percent, critical fire weather conditions are also expected for
the east central plains, despite below normal temperatures.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

A quick moving storm system will move across northern New Mexico
late Saturday night through Sunday morning with light snow
accumulations expected in the northern mountains. Another storm
system on Tuesday night and Wednesday may bring additional snow
accumulations to portions of New Mexico.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report any overnight snow amounts or
strong winds through the National Weather Service Albuquerque web
site at weather.gov/abq or by calling 1.888.386.7637. You can also
submit storm reports and photos on our Facebook page or via Twitter
using the hashtag nmwx.

$$

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