Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
248 PM MDT Fri May 18 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM FOR THE EASTERN
PLAINS AND NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS DUE TO STRONG WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY
AND AN UNSTABLE AIRMASS...

.An extremely dry, very warm and unstable air mass will combine
with gusty southwest winds to create critical fire weather
conditions for the remainder of the afternoon and early evening
across the northeast highlands and eastern plains. Single digit
humidities and widespread Haines Indices of 6 are expected.

NMZ103-104-108-190300-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0044.000000T0000Z-180519T0300Z/
Northeast Highlands-Northeast Plains-East Central Plains-
248 PM MDT Fri May 18 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* AREA AND TIMING...Northeast Highlands and eastern plains this
  afternoon and early evening.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...Southwest 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Relative humidity will fall to 4 to 8
  percent.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  No outdoor burning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Red Flag Warning.

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