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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
100 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES FROM NOON TO 7 PM WEDNESDAY FOR FIRE ZONES 224 AND 226
THROUGH 233...INCLUDING THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...EL PASO...PUEBLO...
EASTERN HUERFANO...LAS ANIMAS...CROWLEY AND OTERO COUNTIES...

...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES FROM NOON TO 7 PM WEDNESDAY FOR FIRE ZONES 234 THROUGH
237...INCLUDING KIOWA...BENT...PROWERS AND BACA COUNTIES...

COZ224-226>233-011100-
/O.UPG.KPUB.FW.A.0002.150401T1800Z-150402T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KPUB.FW.W.0003.150401T1800Z-150402T0100Z/
SAN LUIS VALLEY-NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-
PUEBLO COUNTY-HUERFANO COUNTY-WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-
CROWLEY COUNTY-OTERO COUNTY-EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-
100 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 224...226...
227...228...229...230...231...232 AND 233...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FROM NOON TO 7 PM
WEDNESDAY. THIS REPLACES THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH THAT WAS IN
EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 224...226...227...228...
  229...230...231...232 AND 233.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 GUSTING TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE IGNITION...GROWTH AND SPREAD.

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 GOODLAND KS
126 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

COZ254-KSZ027-028-041-042-011600-
/O.UPG.KGLD.FW.A.0004.150401T1600Z-150402T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KGLD.FW.W.0007.150401T1600Z-150402T0200Z/
CHEYENNE CO-WALLACE-LOGAN-GREELEY-WICHITA-
126 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR LOW HUMIDITY...GUSTY WINDS AND POSSIBLE DRY LIGHTNING
STRIKES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MDT /11 AM CDT/ THIS
MORNING TO 8 PM MDT /9 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 254 CHEYENNE
  CO. IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 027 WALLACE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 028 LOGAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 041 GREELEY AND FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 042 WICHITA.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY FROM THE MID MORNING TO THE EARLY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 70S.

* LIGHTNING...SCATTERED HIGH BASED THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE A
  FEW DRY LIGHTNING STRIKES.

* IMPACTS...FIRES WILL BEGIN EASILY AND SPREAD QUICKLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR ARE IMMINENT. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GLD (ALL LOWER CASE)

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
951 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

COZ207-290-011200-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0001.150401T1800Z-150402T0000Z/
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0001.150402T1700Z-150403T0300Z/
DURANGO FORECAST AREA-PARADOX VALLEY FORECAST AREA-
951 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 6 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 207 BELOW 8000 FEET AND 290...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 207 BELOW 8000 FEET AND 290...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 207 DURANGO
  FORECAST AREA AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 290 PARADOX VALLEY
  FORECAST AREA.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...9 TO 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...LOW HUMIDITIES...AND
  GUSTY SURFACE WINDS WILL MAKE ANY FIRES DIFFICULT TO CONTROL.

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.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS AND AFFECTED FIELD
PERSONNEL OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GJT (ALL LOWER CASE)

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
311 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT WEDNESDAY
ACROSS THE NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL PLAINS...NORTHWEST AND NORTHEAST
HIGHLANDS AND THE SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS BELOW
SIGNIFICANT SNOW PACK DUE TO STRONG WINDS/LOW HUMIDITY AND ABUNDANT
INSTABILITY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO BELOW SIGNIFICANT SNOWPACK DUE TO
STRONG WINDS/LOW HUMIDITY AND ABUNDANT INSTABILITY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS INCLUDING ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES...A VERY DRY AIRMASS AND GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS WESTERN AND EASTERN PORTIONS OF NEW MEXICO WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING. A LARGE AND POTENTIALLY MORE
SIGNIFICANT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER EVENT IS EXPECTED FOR THURSDAY
ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. MOST OF THE LOWLANDS ARE
STILL IN THE PRE GREENUP STATE SO FIRES COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY UNDER
THE EXPECTED ATMOSPHERIC AND FUEL CONDITIONS. FIRE DANGER IS LOWER
ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN AREAS BUT THE LOWER ELEVATION RANGES OF THE
MOUNTAINS SHOULD SEE HIGH FIRE DANGER.

NMZ103-104-107-108-011400-
/O.UPG.KABQ.FW.A.0005.150402T1800Z-150403T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.W.0004.150402T1700Z-150403T0300Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0003.150401T1800Z-150402T0100Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 103
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS/EASTERN CARSON AND SANTA FE NF/SNZ-TAZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 104
NORTHEAST PLAINS/EASTERN KIOWA AND RITA BLANCA GRASSLANDS/ABZ-TNZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 107
SANDIA-MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS/EASTERN CIBOLA NF/ABZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 108
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS/WESTERN KIOWA GRASSLANDS BLM/ABZ-SNZ-
311 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY. A
RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY.

* AREA AND TIMING...THIS INCLUDES THE NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL
  PLAINS AS WELL AS THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND SANDIA...MANZANO
  AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS BELOW SIGNIFICANT SNOW PACK BOTH
  WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AFTERNOON/S TO EARLY EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...ON WEDNESDAY...WESTERLY 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH ON THURSDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUMS BETWEEN 10 TO 15 PERCENT WEDNESDAY
  AND 6 TO 15 PERCENT THURSDAY.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
311 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT WEDNESDAY
ACROSS THE NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL PLAINS...NORTHWEST AND NORTHEAST
HIGHLANDS AND THE SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS BELOW
SIGNIFICANT SNOW PACK DUE TO STRONG WINDS/LOW HUMIDITY AND ABUNDANT
INSTABILITY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO BELOW SIGNIFICANT SNOWPACK DUE TO
STRONG WINDS/LOW HUMIDITY AND ABUNDANT INSTABILITY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS INCLUDING ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES...A VERY DRY AIRMASS AND GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS WESTERN AND EASTERN PORTIONS OF NEW MEXICO WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING. A LARGE AND POTENTIALLY MORE
SIGNIFICANT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER EVENT IS EXPECTED FOR THURSDAY
ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. MOST OF THE LOWLANDS ARE
STILL IN THE PRE GREENUP STATE SO FIRES COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY UNDER
THE EXPECTED ATMOSPHERIC AND FUEL CONDITIONS. FIRE DANGER IS LOWER
ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN AREAS BUT THE LOWER ELEVATION RANGES OF THE
MOUNTAINS SHOULD SEE HIGH FIRE DANGER.

NMZ101-102-106-109-011400-
/O.UPG.KABQ.FW.A.0005.150402T1800Z-150403T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.W.0004.150402T1700Z-150403T0300Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101
NORTHWEST PLATEAU/FARMINGTON BLM/ABZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 102
NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS/WESTERN CARSON-SANTA FE NF/SNZ-TAZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 106
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE-SOCORRO BLM/ABZ-GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 109
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS/SOUTHWEST CIBOLA NF AND SOCORRO BLM/ABQ-
GLZ-
311 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY.

* AREA AND TIMING...THIS INCLUDES THE NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND
  WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS BELOW BELOW SIGNIFICANT SNOW PACK AS WELL
  AS THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY LATE THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY
  EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...WESTERLY 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUMS BETWEEN 5 AND 8 PERCENT LOWLANDS
  AND 9 TO 15 PERCENT HIGHLANDS.

* 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.

&&

$$
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