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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
512 AM MST Thu May 25 2017

AZZ104>107-109>117-139-140-252230-
/O.CON.KFGZ.FW.W.0007.170525T1800Z-170526T0300Z/
Kaibab Plateau (Fire Weather Zone 104)-
Marble and Glen Canyons (Fire Weather Zone 105)-
Grand Canyon Country (Fire Weather Zone 106)-
Coconino Plateau (Fire Weather Zone 107)-
Northeast Plateau And Mesas Hwy 264 Northward (Fire Weather Zone
109)-Chinle Valley (Fire Weather Zone 110)-
Chuska Mountains and Defiance Plateau (Fire Weather Zone 111)-
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)-Western Mogollon Rim (Fire Weather Zone 115)-
Eastern Mogollon Rim (Fire Weather Zone 116)-
White Mountains (Fire Weather Zone 117)-
Black Mesa Area (Fire Weather Zone 139)-
Northeast Plateaus and Mesas South of Hwy 264 (Fire Weather Zone
140)-
512 AM MST Thu May 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR COCONINO AND APACHE COUNTIES...

* 20 FOOT WIND...West-southwest 20 to 25 MPH gusting to 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 to 14 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 or are imminent. A combination of strong
winds and low relative humidities can contribute to extreme fire
behavior.

Please notify field crews of this Red Flag Warning.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
446 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT TODAY IN
SOUTHWEST COLORADO FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
FUELS FOR COLORADO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 290 AND 207...

.A cold front dropping south into Utah and Colorado will bring
gusty winds to the region. Little to no precipitation is expected
across the Four Corners with this disturbance as moisture
increases across northern Utah and Colorado but remains out of
southeastern Utah and southwestern Colorado. Critical fire weather
conditions are expected due to winds combining with low relative
humidity and dry fuels.

COZ207-290-252130-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0009.170525T1800Z-170526T0100Z/
Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-
446 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 290...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 207 Southwest
  Colorado Lower Forecast Area and Fire Weather Zone 290 Paradox
  Valley Forecast Area.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...11 to 16 percent.

* IMPACTS...Fire starts or existing fires may become 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.

&&

$$

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
247 AM PDT Thu May 25 2017

Enhanced west to southwesterly flow will result in breezy to
windy conditions across the region today. Hot and dry conditions
are expected again today and will combine with strong, gusty winds
this afternoon to increase the potential for rapid fire growth
and spread through the early evening hours.

AZZ101-102-NVZ463>466-252230-
/O.NEW.KVEF.FW.W.0008.170525T2100Z-170526T0400Z/
Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-AZ side-
Northwest Deserts/Northwest Plateau-Sheep Range-Spring Mountains-
Clark and SW Lincoln County Deserts/Las Vegas Dispatch-
Lake Mead NRA/Colorado River-NV side-
247 AM PDT Thu May 25 2017 /247 AM MST Thu May 25 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT /2 PM MST/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO 9 PM PDT /9 PM MST/ THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM PDT /2 PM MST/ this
afternoon to 9 PM PDT /9 PM MST/ this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Arizona...Fire weather zones 101 and 102.In
  Nevada...Fire weather zones 463, 464, 465, and 466.

* TIMING...Winds will increase early this afternoon and remain
  gusty into the evening hours.

* WIND...Southwest 20 to 25 MPH with gusts to around 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...Single digit in the lower elevations to lower teens
  in the higher elevations.

* 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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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
223 AM MST Thu May 25 2017

AZZ151-152-260300-
/O.CON.KTWC.FW.W.0013.170525T1800Z-170526T0300Z/
/O.CON.KTWC.FW.W.0014.170526T1700Z-170527T0300Z/
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 151
Eastern Pima County-Southeastern Pinal County-
Santa Cruz County-Western Cochise County-
Coronado NF-TDC-Arizona Fire Weather Zone 152
Southern Greenlee County-Central and Eastern Cochise County-
Southern Graham County-Southern San Carlos Apache Nation-
223 AM MST Thu May 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND A VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
151 AND 152...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM MST
FRIDAY FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND A
VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 151 AND 152...

* TIMING...From 11 AM MST this morning through 8 PM MST this
  evening. The Red Flag Warning in effect Friday is from 10 AM MST
  until 8 PM MST.

* WINDS...Sustained 20-foot winds from the southwest to west at
  15 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum afternoon relative humidity values
  bottoming out in the single digits.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
  potential to spread rapidly.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...Visit weather.gov/Tucson
  and click on the Detailed Hazards Icon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or are expected to develop. A
combination of strong winds...low relative humidity...and dry
vegetation will create the potential for rapid and erratic fire
growth.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the Red Flag Warning for portions of Southeast Arizona.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
223 AM MST Thu May 25 2017

AZZ153-260300-
/O.CON.KTWC.FW.W.0013.170525T1800Z-170526T0300Z/
Arizona Fire Weather Zone 153
Northern Graham County-Northern Greenlee County-
White and Gila Mountains-Apache Sitgreaves NF-SDC-
223 AM MST Thu May 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND A VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 153...

* TIMING...From 11 AM this morning until 8 PM MST this evening.

* WINDS...Sustained 20-foot winds from the southwest to west at
  20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum afternoon relative humidity values
  bottoming out in the single digits to lower teens.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop or are ongoing will have the
  potential to spread rapidly.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...Visit weather.gov/Tucson
  and click on the Detailed Hazards Icon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or are expected to develop. A
combination of strong winds...low relative humidity...and dry
vegetation will create the potential for rapid and erratic fire
growth.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the Red Flag Warning for portions of Southeast Arizona.

&&

$$

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
337 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/ THIS
MORNING TO MIDNIGHT CDT /11 PM MDT/ TONIGHT FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY
OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO VERY
HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MOST OF CULBERSON
COUNTY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FT WINDS
OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST
NEW MEXICO AND MOST OF CULBERSON COUNTY...

.Unseasonably warm temperatures resulting in single-digit RH,
gusty west winds, and high to very high Fire Danger will combine
to produce critical fire weather conditions in Southeast New
Mexico and most of Culberson County this afternoon and evening.
The hot, dry, and windy conditions will continue on Friday, and
while wind speeds will be slightly lower, critical fire weather
conditions are expected to redevelop across the same areas Friday
afternoon into Friday evening.

NMZ114-115-TXZ057-258-252100-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.A.0026.170526T1600Z-170527T0500Z/
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0034.170525T1600Z-170526T0500Z/
Guadalupe Mountains-Southeast Plains-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
337 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017 /237 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/
THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT CDT /11 PM MDT/ TONIGHT FOR RELATIVE
HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH
TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FT WINDS
OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

The National Weather Service in Midland/Odessa has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Friday morning through
Friday evening.

* WIND...Today, above 5000 feet, west 20 to 25 mph increasing to
  30 to 40 mph in the afternoon with higher gusts. Below 5000
  feet, west winds 25 to 35 mph with higher gusts. On Friday,
  above 5000 feet, west winds 25 to 35 mph. Below 5000 feet, west
  winds 20 to 25 mph.

* HUMIDITY...5% to 7% today, 7% to 10% Friday.

* FIRE DANGER...High to very high.

* 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 dangerous fire behavior.

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
254 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING BETWEEN 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY FROM THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS EASTWARD TO THE TEXAS BORDER AND WESTWARD TO THE
ARIZONA BORDER, AS WELL AS FOR THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU, DUE TO
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

...RED FLAG WARNING BETWEEN 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FROM THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS EASTWARD TO THE TEXAS BORDER AND WESTWARD TO THE
ARIZONA BORDER DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.Sunny skies combined with increased west winds, widespread Haines
6, and several hours of single digit RH will allow for critical
fire conditions across western and central NM Thursday. Winds
decrease somewhat Friday decreasing coverage of critical fire
condition across far NW Plateau. Low soil moisture and dry fuels
will enhance fire ignition potential across west-central NM to the
central valley Thursday and Friday.

NMZ105>109-251300-
/O.UPG.KABQ.FW.A.0027.170526T1700Z-170527T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.W.0029.170526T1700Z-170527T0300Z/
/O.EXT.KABQ.FW.W.0028.170525T1700Z-170526T0300Z/
Northwest Highlands-Middle Rio Grande Valley-
Sandia...Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-East Central Plains-
West Central Highlands-
254 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from 11 AM to 9 PM MDT Friday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AREA AND TIMING...Areas located along and south of I-40, between
  the AZ and TX state lines, including the Albuquerque metro area.
  The most critical conditions are expected between 2pm and 6pm
  MDT both days.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...Southwest and west 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
  45 mph, except up to 50 mph along and just east of the central
  mountains on Thursday.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Several hours of single digit humidities
  are expected both afternoons.

* 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
254 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING BETWEEN 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY FROM THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS EASTWARD TO THE TEXAS BORDER AND WESTWARD TO THE
ARIZONA BORDER, AS WELL AS FOR THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU, DUE TO
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

...RED FLAG WARNING BETWEEN 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FROM THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS EASTWARD TO THE TEXAS BORDER AND WESTWARD TO THE
ARIZONA BORDER DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.Sunny skies combined with increased west winds, widespread Haines
6, and several hours of single digit RH will allow for critical
fire conditions across western and central NM Thursday. Winds
decrease somewhat Friday decreasing coverage of critical fire
condition across far NW Plateau. Low soil moisture and dry fuels
will enhance fire ignition potential across west-central NM to the
central valley Thursday and Friday.

NMZ101-251300-
/O.EXT.KABQ.FW.W.0028.170525T1700Z-170526T0300Z/
Northwest Plateau-
254 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017

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

* AREA AND TIMING...Northwest Plateau including Farmington. The
  most critical fire weather conditions are expected between 2pm
  to 6pm MDT Thursday and Friday.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...Southwest to west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to
  40 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Several hours of single digit humidities
  are expected.

* 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
139 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THURSDAY...

.Increasing west-southwest flow ahead of a Pacific trough will
bring very dry air and strong winds to the Borderland Thursday
and likely again on Friday.  Single digit relative humidities are
expected across the region as temperatures reach the warmest
temperatures of the year. These dry conditions will combine with
increasing winds to create very critical fire weather conditions.

NMZ110>113-TXZ055-056-251330-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.A.0018.170526T1800Z-170527T0300Z/
/O.CON.KEPZ.FW.W.0021.170525T1800Z-170526T0300Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
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-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
139 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT
THURSDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...

The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has
issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from Friday
afternoon through Friday evening.

* WIND...20 to 30 mph with gusts near 45 mph.

* HUMIDITY...5 to 10 percent.

* HIGHEST THREAT...is located over the lowlands west of the Rio
  Grande.

* 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.

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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