Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
314 AM CDT Mon Apr 15 2024

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TO 10 PM
CDT /9 PM MDT/ TODAY FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 10% OR LESS, 20-FT
WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST
NEW MEXICO AND MUCH OF WEST TEXAS...

NMZ116>119-TXZ045-050-059>061-067-068-075-270>282-160300-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0014.240415T1700Z-240416T0300Z/
Sacramento Foothills and Guadalupe Mountains-Chaves Plains-
Eddy Plains-Lea-Gaines-Andrews-Loving-Winkler-Ector-Ward-Crane-
Pecos-Guadalupe Mountains Above 7000 Feet-
Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains-Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Eastern Culberson County-Reeves County Plains-Chinati Mountains-
Marfa Plateau-Davis Mountains-Davis Mountains Foothills-
Central Brewster County-Chisos Basin-Presidio Valley-
Lower Brewster County-
314 AM CDT Mon Apr 15 2024 /214 AM MDT Mon Apr 15 2024/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TO 10 PM
CDT /9 PM MDT/ TODAY FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 10% OR LESS, 20-FT
WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST
NEW MEXICO AND MUCH OF WEST TEXAS...

* TIMING...This afternoon through this evening.

* WINDS...Southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. Higher
  gusts possible in the mountains.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 3 percent.

* RFTI...8 or extreme.

* IMPACTS...Avoid the use of open flames or any activities that
  may generate sparks, such as outdoor burning or welding.
  Extinguish cigarettes in vehicles. Accidental ignitions will
  have the potential to grow into dangerous wind-driven
  wildfires.

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 increase
potential for fire growth.

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