Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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Fire Danger Statement
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
253 AM CDT Wed Apr 17 2024 /153 AM MDT Wed Apr 17 2024/

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND
EARLY EVENING ACROSS THE SACRAMENTO FOOTHILLS, GUADALUPE AND
DELAWARE MOUNTAINS, AND IMMEDIATELY ADJACENT PLAINS OF SOUTHEAST
NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS.

Weather conditions will be favorable for fire spread in wildland
grasses.

* Relative humidity: As low as 5 percent.

* Wind: West/southwest around 15 mph with higher gusts in the
  mountains.

* Temperature: 5 to 10 degrees above normal.

* Fuels: Critically dry.

* Timing: This afternoon and early evening.

Outdoor burning and activities that cause open sparks or flames
are discouraged. Fire and emergency officials should be aware
that weather conditions will be favorable for the development of
wind-driven grass fires.

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