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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
330 AM MST MON APR 21 2014

AZZ152-153-211830-
/O.NEW.KTWC.FW.A.0008.140423T2000Z-140424T0300Z/
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-
ARIZONA FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153
NORTHERN GRAHAM COUNTY-NORTHERN GREENLEE COUNTY-
WHITE AND GILA MOUNTAINS-APACHE SITGREAVES NF-SDC-
330 AM MST MON APR 21 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND HIGH FIRE
DANGER FOR MOST OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 152 AND SOUTHERN ZONE 153...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 152 WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE
  WESTERN THIRD OF GRAHAM COUNTY AND THE SOUTHERN THIRD OF ZONE
  153. THE WATCH DOES NOT INCLUDE THE ALPINE DISTRICT.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY FROM 1 PM MST TO 8 PM MST.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...6 TO 12 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY AND
  BE DIFFICULT TO CONTROL.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON
  AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
ARIZONA.

&&

$$
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
315 AM MST MON APR 21 2014

AZZ105>110-112>114-140-212230-
/O.CON.KFGZ.FW.A.0004.140422T1800Z-140423T0200Z/
MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 105)-
GRAND CANYON COUNTRY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 106)-
COCONINO PLATEAU (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 107)-
YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 108)-
NORTHEAST PLATEAU AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
109)-CHINLE VALLEY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110)-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 112)-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
113)-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
114)-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264 (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
140)-
315 AM MST MON APR 21 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...

* AFFECTED AREA...YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND LOWER ELEVATION
  ZONES NORTH OF THE MOGOLLON RIM.

* TIMING...FROM LATE TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
  EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50
  MPH.

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PCT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

PLEASE NOTIFY FIELD CREWS OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
356 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING FOR THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND HIGHLANDS AND MIDDLE RIO
GRANDE VALLEY DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...EXCLUDING
AREAS WITH SNOW PACK...DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.WINDS WILL BEGIN TO STRENGTHEN TUESDAY AFTERNOON...AND MORESO
WEDNESDAY...AS AN UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM TRACKS FROM WEST TO EAST
OVER THE CENTRAL ROCKIES. HIGH HAINES NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL
TUESDAY WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD WEDNESDAY. HIGHS WILL BE
ABOVE AVERAGE OVERALL TUESDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL UNDERGO SOME
COOLING FAR WEST WEDNESDAY BUT REMAIN ABOVE NORMAL CENTRAL AND
EAST.

NMZ101-105-106-212130-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0025.140422T1900Z-140423T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0026.140423T1700Z-140424T0200Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101
NORTHWEST PLATEAU/FARMINGTON BLM/ABZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 105
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS/WESTERN CIBOLA NF/ABZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 106
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE-SOCORRO BLM/ABZ-GLZ-
356 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED FROM
WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND HIGHLANDS AS WELL AS THE
  MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY. CRITICAL CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO
  DEVELOP EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON THEN PERSIST UNTIL AROUND
  SUNSET. CRITICAL CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO REDEVELOP BY LATE
  WEDNESDAY MORNING AND PERSIST UNTIL EARLY EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 40 MPH TUESDAY AFTERNOON. SOUTHWEST TO WEST 20 TO 30 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RANGING FROM 10 TO 15 PERCENT TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON AND 8 TO 12 PERCENT WEDNESDAY AFTEERNOON.

* 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 FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
356 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING FOR THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND HIGHLANDS AND MIDDLE RIO
GRANDE VALLEY DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...EXCLUDING
AREAS WITH SNOW PACK...DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.WINDS WILL BEGIN TO STRENGTHEN TUESDAY AFTERNOON...AND MORESO
WEDNESDAY...AS AN UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM TRACKS FROM WEST TO EAST
OVER THE CENTRAL ROCKIES. HIGH HAINES NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL
TUESDAY WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD WEDNESDAY. HIGHS WILL BE
ABOVE AVERAGE OVERALL TUESDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL UNDERGO SOME
COOLING FAR WEST WEDNESDAY BUT REMAIN ABOVE NORMAL CENTRAL AND
EAST.

NMZ102>104-107>109-212130-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0026.140423T1700Z-140424T0200Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 102
NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS/WESTERN CARSON-SANTA FE NF/SNZ-TAZ-
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-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 109
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS/SOUTHWEST CIBOLA NF AND SOCORRO BLM/ABQ-
GLZ-
356 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

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

* AREA AND TIMING...ALL OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW
  MEXICO...EXCLUDING AREAS WITH SNOW PACK. CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE
  EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING AND PERSIST UNTIL
  AROUND SUNSET.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 45 MPH. STRONGEST GUSTS EXPECTED FROM THE CENTRAL
  MOUNTAIN CHAIN OVER THE EASTERN PLAINS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RANGING FROM 8 TO 12 PERCENT AT THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS AND CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40.
  RANGING FROM 10 TO 20 PERCENT NORTHWEST AND SANGRE DE CRISTO
  MOUNTAINS.

* 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 FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
308 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW
HUMIDITY LEVELS AND DRY FUELS FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226 THROUGH 237...WHICH
INCLUDES THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR AND ALL OF THE SOUTHEASTERN
PLAINS...

COZ226>237-220115-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FW.A.0009.140423T1800Z-140424T0200Z/
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-PUEBLO COUNTY-
HUERFANO COUNTY-WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-CROWLEY COUNTY-
OTERO COUNTY-EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-KIOWA COUNTY-BENT COUNTY-
PROWERS COUNTY-BACA COUNTY-
308 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226...227...228...229...230...231...232...
233...234...235...236 AND 237...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226...227...228...229...
  230...231...232...233...234...235...236 AND 237.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WITH RAPID RATES OF FIRE GROWTH
  AND SPREAD WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY FIRE STARTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
220 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

...RED FLAG CONDITIONS LIKELY ON WEDNESDAY FOR ALL OF SOUTH
SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO AND FAR WEST TEXAS...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO THE
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ROCKIES WEDNESDAY WHICH WILL PRODUCE A
DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AT THE SURFACE EAST OF THE
MOUNTAINS IN COLORADO AND NEW MEXICO. THE RESULTING SURFACE
PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL HELP TO MIX DOWN HIGH WINDS ALOFT AND
THESE WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH VERY LOW HUMIDITIES AND HIGH FIRE
DANGER TO PRODUCE RED FLAG CONDITIONS.

NMZ110>113-TXZ055-056-211400-
/O.CON.KEPZ.FW.A.0011.140423T1900Z-140424T0200Z/
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS-EL PASO-HUDSPETH-
220 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055...056...110...111...112 AND 113...

* EVENT: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110 ...SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS. FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 111 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS. FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 112 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE
  VALLEY. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO
  MOUNTAINS. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055 EL PASO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  056 HUDSPETH.

* TIMING: 1 PM MDT TO 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY 23 APRIL.

* WIND: WEST 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 TO 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 5 TO 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

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