Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
158 PM MDT Mon Apr 19 2021

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
DUE TO STRONG WINDS, LOW HUMIDITIES AND AN UNSTABLE AIR MASS...

.Southwest to west winds will strengthen Wednesday as humidities
become increasing drier. Several consecutive hours of single digit
humidities are forecast for areas west of the Continental Divide
Wednesday afternoon.

NMZ101-105-106-109-201300-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0018.210421T1800Z-210422T0200Z/
Northwest Plateau-Northwest Highlands-Middle Rio Grande Valley-
West Central Highlands-
158 PM MDT Mon Apr 19 2021

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Fire
Weather Watch...which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon
through Wednesday evening.

* AREA AND TIMING...Northwest Plateau and Highlands, Middle Rio
  Grande Valley and West Central Highlands from midday Wednesday
  to around sunset Wednesday evening.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Ranging from around 7 to 13 percent.

* 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 Fire Weather Watch.

&&

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