Watches, Warnings & Advisories



One product issued by NWS for: Silver City NM

Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
940 PM MDT Thu May 23 2024

...CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS EXPECTED SATURDAY...

.An approaching upper level storm system will help give us strong
winds on Saturday. These winds combined with very low humidity
values will lead to critical fire weather conditions Saturday
afternoon. RH recovery values on both Saturday and Sunday morning
will be poor. The strong and gusty winds will begin to slow
Saturday evening a few hours after sunset. We will see less winds
next week, but we will continue to little chance for rain and very
dry min RH`s values.

NMZ110>113-TXZ055-056-241300-
/O.UPG.KEPZ.FW.A.0010.240525T1700Z-240526T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.W.0013.240525T1700Z-240526T0400Z/
 Southwest Mountains/Gila NF/Apache NF/GLZ-
 Southwest Deserts and Lowlands/Las Cruces BLM/GLZ-
 South Central Lowlands and Southern Rio Grande Valley/BLM/GLZ-
 Capitan and Sacramento Mountains/Lincoln NF/LNZ-
 Texas Fire Weather Zone 055
 El Paso County- Texas Fire Weather Zone 056
 Hudspeth County-
940 PM MDT Thu May 23 2024

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 10 PM MDT SATURDAY
FOR STRONG WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055,
056, 110, 111, 112, AND 113...

The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has
issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM to 10 PM
MDT Saturday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has
issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from noon to 9 PM
today. Fire Weather Watch in effect for Saturday afternoon and
evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...Southwest and south-central New Mexico,
  including the Lincoln and Gila National Forest. Far west Texas
  including El Paso and Hudspeth Counties.

* WINDS...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

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

* TEMPERATURES...In the upper 60s.

* 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.

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