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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
910 AM CDT Fri May 20 2022

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-059>063-067>070-075-082-
270>282-211415-
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines-
Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-Loving-Winkler-
Ector-Midland-Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-Pecos-Terrell-
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-
910 AM CDT Fri May 20 2022 /810 AM MDT Fri May 20 2022/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast New Mexico,
southwest Texas and western Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

A Red Flag Warning is in effect from this morning through early this
evening for all of West Texas and Southeast New Mexico.

A Heat Advisory is in effect this afternoon and early evening for
the Western Low Rolling Plains.

A High Wind Warning is in effect through this afternoon for the
Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

A Fire Weather Watch is in effect Saturday morning through evening
for most of Southeast New Mexico and Culberson County.

A High Wind Watch is in effect late Saturday night and Sunday
morning for Guadalupe Pass.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

This product, along with other watches, warnings, advisories,
and statements issued by the National Weather Service Office in
Midland, can be found on the internet at...
https://weather.gov/midland



Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
359 AM CDT Fri May 20 2022

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT /6 AM MDT/ THIS
MORNING TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY
OF 11% OR LESS, 20 FT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME
FIRE DANGER FOR ALL OF WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FT
WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR
MOST OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND CULBERSON COUNTY...

NMZ119-TXZ045>048-050>053-059>063-067>070-075-082-274>282-210200-
/O.EXT.KMAF.FW.W.0044.220520T1200Z-220521T0200Z/
Lea-Gaines-Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-
Loving-Winkler-Ector-Midland-Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-
Pecos-Terrell-Reeves County Plains-Chinati Mountains-
Marfa Plateau-Davis Mountains-Davis Mountains Foothills-
Central Brewster County-Chisos Basin-Presidio Valley-
Lower Brewster County-
359 AM CDT Fri May 20 2022 /259 AM MDT Fri May 20 2022/

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT /6 AM MDT/ THIS
MORNING TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY
OF 11% OR LESS, 20 FT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME
FIRE DANGER...

* AFFECTED AREA...Gaines, Dawson, Borden, Scurry, Andrews,
  Martin, Howard, Mitchell, Loving, Winkler, Ector, Midland,
  Glasscock, Ward, Crane, Upton, Reagan, Pecos, Terrell, Lea,
  Reeves County Plains, Chinati Mountains, Marfa Plateau, Davis
  Mountains, Davis Mountains Foothills, Central Brewster County,
  Chisos Basin, Presidio Valley and Lower Brewster County.

* TIMING...From 7 AM CDT /6 AM MDT/ this morning to 9 PM
  CDT /8 PM MDT/ this evening.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 5 percent.

* RFTI...4 or near critical.

* IMPACTS...Avoid the use of open flames or any activities that
  may generate sparks.  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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