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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1155 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.VERY WARM AND WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BEHIND A
DRYLINE AS IT MOVES EAST ACROSS EXTREME SOUTHWEST KANSAS WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON. THIS WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

KSZ074-075-084-085-231500-
/O.CON.KDDC.FW.W.0011.140423T1800Z-140424T0100Z/
STANTON-GRANT-MORTON-STEVENS-
1155 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR FAR SOUTHWEST KANSAS...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 074 STANTON...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 075 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 084 MORTON AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 085 STEVENS.

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

* TIMING...1 PM THROUGH 8 PM.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 80S.

* IMPACTS...FIRES CAN RAPIDLY BECOME OUT OF 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.

&&

$$

GERARD

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
1129 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

TXZ021-027-231300-
/O.CON.KLUB.FW.W.0018.140423T1800Z-140424T0200Z/
PARMER-BAILEY-
1129 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 9 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY FOR SUSTAINED 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR GREATER...
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND HIGH FIRE
DANGER FOR THE FAR SOUTHWEST TEXAS PANHANDLE AND EXTREME
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH PLAINS...

* WIND...SOUTHWEST NEAR 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...5 TO 10 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

* FUELS...DRY TO CRITICALLY DRY.

* IMPACTS...WILDFIRES CAN SPREAD RAPIDLY IN THESE CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL CREATE FAVORABLE WEATHER FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD AND
THE DEVELOPMENT OF SIGNIFICANT WIND-DRIVEN WILDFIRES. AVOID
ACTIVITIES THAT PROMOTE OPEN FLAMES AND SPARKS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER CO
1005 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014


COZ247-231215-
/O.CON.KBOU.FW.W.0004.140423T1800Z-140424T0200Z/
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
1005 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR SOUTHERN LINCOLN
COUNTY...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 247.

* TIMING..GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP...STRONGEST IN THE
  AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE GUSTY WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITY TO CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS
  SOUTHERN LINCOLN COUNTY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
  ANY FIRES THAT OCCUR HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO QUICKLY SPREAD DUE
  TO THE GUSTY WINDS.

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
800 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR THE NORTHWEST
AND WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...NORTHEAST
HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS...EAST CENTRAL PLAINS AND THE SANDIA/MANZANO
AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH EVENING FOR THE
NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS BELOW SIGNIFICANT
SNOW PACK DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.WIDESPREAD CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS HAVE CEASED WITH THE
SETTING SUN...SO TODAYS RED FLAG WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO
EXPIRE. STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL REDEVELOP WEDNESDAY AS AN
UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM PASSES NORTH OF NEW MEXICO CAUSING WINDS
ALOFT TO STRENGTHEN AND A SURFACE TROUGH TO DEEPEN IN THE LEE OF
THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES. IN ADDITION A COLD FRONT WILL ENTER FROM THE
WEST WEDNESDAY...SHIFTING WINDS OUT OF THE WEST IN LOCATIONS WEST OF
THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN. SOUTHERN AND EASTERN PARTS OF THE
FORECAST AREA WILL AGAIN EXPERIENCE WIDESPREAD CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS WITH GENERALLY ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND
HIGH HAINES INDICES...SO A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR
THESE AREAS. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHWEST
AND NORTH CENTRAL AREAS WEDNESDAY DUE TO SLIGHTLY COOLER
TEMPERATURES...SLIGHTLY HIGHER HUMIDITIES AND UNCERTAINTY ABOUT
WIND SPEED STRENGTH.

NMZ105-106-231400-
/O.EXP.KABQ.FW.W.0019.000000T0000Z-140423T0200Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0020.140423T1700Z-140424T0200Z/
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-
800 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY.

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS AND MIDDLE RIO GRANDE
  VALLEY LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING UNTIL AROUND SUNSET.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 TO 13 PERCENT.

* 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
800 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR THE NORTHWEST
AND WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...NORTHEAST
HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS...EAST CENTRAL PLAINS AND THE SANDIA/MANZANO
AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH EVENING FOR THE
NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS BELOW SIGNIFICANT
SNOW PACK DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.WIDESPREAD CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS HAVE CEASED WITH THE
SETTING SUN...SO TODAYS RED FLAG WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO
EXPIRE. STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL REDEVELOP WEDNESDAY AS AN
UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM PASSES NORTH OF NEW MEXICO CAUSING WINDS
ALOFT TO STRENGTHEN AND A SURFACE TROUGH TO DEEPEN IN THE LEE OF
THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES. IN ADDITION A COLD FRONT WILL ENTER FROM THE
WEST WEDNESDAY...SHIFTING WINDS OUT OF THE WEST IN LOCATIONS WEST OF
THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN. SOUTHERN AND EASTERN PARTS OF THE
FORECAST AREA WILL AGAIN EXPERIENCE WIDESPREAD CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS WITH GENERALLY ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND
HIGH HAINES INDICES...SO A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR
THESE AREAS. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHWEST
AND NORTH CENTRAL AREAS WEDNESDAY DUE TO SLIGHTLY COOLER
TEMPERATURES...SLIGHTLY HIGHER HUMIDITIES AND UNCERTAINTY ABOUT
WIND SPEED STRENGTH.

NMZ103-104-107>109-231400-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0020.140423T1700Z-140424T0200Z/
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-
800 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY.

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS...EAST CENTRAL
  PLAINS...SANDIA/MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS...AND WEST
  CENTRAL HIGHLANDS LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING UNTIL AROUND SUNSET.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST AND WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH. STRONGEST GUSTS EXPECTED EAST OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN
  CHAIN.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 TO 15 PERCENT.

* 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 EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
607 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

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

.A MODERATE TO 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 WHICH SHOULD
DRY OUT MOST FUELS AND CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

NMZ110>113-TXZ055-056-231300-
/O.UPG.KEPZ.FW.A.0011.140423T1900Z-140424T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.W.0015.140423T1900Z-140424T0200Z/
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS-EL PASO-HUDSPETH-
607 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM
MDT WEDNESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 7500 FEET MEAN SEA LEVEL.

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

* WIND: WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 7 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 WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$
26

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
251 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT 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 COLORADO
PLAINS...

COZ226>237-231300-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0015.140423T1800Z-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-
251 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 226...227...228...229...230...231...232...233...
234...235...236 AND 237...

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 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 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 AMARILLO TX
346 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

OKZ002-TXZ002-007-012-017-231230-
/O.UPG.KAMA.FW.A.0016.140423T1700Z-140424T0300Z/
/O.EXA.KAMA.FW.W.0017.140423T1700Z-140424T0300Z/
TEXAS-SHERMAN-MOORE-POTTER-RANDALL-
346 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM CDT WEDNESDAY
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE WESTERN HALF OF
THE COMBINED TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES...GENERALLY WEST OF A LINE
FROM GUYMON TO LAKE MEREDITH TO AMARILLO AND CANYON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM CDT WEDNESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN OKLAHOMA...TEXAS. IN TEXAS...SHERMAN...
  MOORE...POTTER AND RANDALL.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO AROUND 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...9 TO 15 PERCENT.

* TIMING...NOON TO 10 PM ON WEDNESDAY.

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 WILL
CREATE FAVORABLE WEATHER FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD. AVOID
ACTIVITIES THAT PROMOTE OPEN FLAMES AND SPARKS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
346 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

OKZ001-TXZ001-006-011-016-231230-
/O.CON.KAMA.FW.W.0017.140423T1700Z-140424T0300Z/
CIMARRON-DALLAM-HARTLEY-OLDHAM-DEAF SMITH-
346 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
WESTERN HALF OF THE COMBINED TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES...
GENERALLY WEST OF A LINE FROM GUYMON TO LAKE MEREDITH TO AMARILLO
AND CANYON...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN OKLAHOMA...CIMARRON. IN TEXAS...DALLAM...
  HARTLEY...OLDHAM AND DEAF SMITH.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO AROUND 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...9 TO 15 PERCENT.

* TIMING...NOON TO 10 PM ON WEDNESDAY.

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 WILL
CREATE FAVORABLE WEATHER FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD. AVOID
ACTIVITIES THAT PROMOTE OPEN FLAMES AND SPARKS.

&&

$$

COCKRELL

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/AMA (ALL LOWER CASE)

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
236 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

...A RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR
MORE...HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS...AND HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR
THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS...

.AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH WEST TEXAS AND
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO WEDNESDAY. INCREASING SOUTHWEST AND WEST
WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH A VERY DRY AIRMASS AND HIGH FIRE DANGER
WEST OF A DRYLINE TO PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

NMZ114-115-TXZ258-231000-
/O.UPG.KMAF.FW.A.0026.140423T1800Z-140424T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.W.0032.140423T1800Z-140424T0300Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
136 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND
ADJACENT PLAINS OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND/ODESSA HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...PLAINS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH AND GUSTY. MOUNTAINS...
  SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH AND GUSTY.

* HUMIDITY...5 TO 15 PERCENT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID THE USE OF OPEN FLAMES OR ANY ACTIVITIES THAT MAY GENERATE
SPARKS. ACCIDENTAL IGNITIONS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO GROW
QUICKLY INTO DANGEROUS WIND- DRIVEN WILDFIRES.

&&

$$


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

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