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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
753 AM MDT Sat May 26 2018

...CRITICAL CONDITIONS OVER CATRON COUNTY SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.An upper low over central Nevada will cause an increase in
southwest winds over much of southwestern New mexico during the
afternoon hours. Warm temperatures combined with very dry air will
result in RH values around 5 percent across most areas. Strongest
winds across the far northwestern portions of the region will
result in several hours of critical fire weather Saturday
afternoon for Catron county.

NMZ110-270100-
/O.CON.KEPZ.FW.W.0024.180526T1900Z-180527T0100Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
753 AM MDT Sat May 26 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 110.

* WIND...Southwest around 20 mph.

* HUMIDITY...5 to 7 percent.

* HIGHEST THREAT...is located across southern and central
  portions of Catron county in western New Mexico.

* 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.

&&

$$

Laney


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