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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
135 AM CST Sat Mar 2 2024

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO, PORTIONS OF
CULBERSON COUNTY, AND THE NORTHERN PERMIAN BASIN FOR RELATIVE
HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20-FT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND VERY
HIGH FIRE DANGER...

NMZ116>119-TXZ045-270-271-273-021945-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.A.0004.240303T1700Z-240304T0100Z/
Sacramento Foothills and Guadalupe Mountains-Chaves Plains-
Eddy Plains-Lea-Gaines-Guadalupe Mountains Above 7000 Feet-
Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains-Eastern Culberson County-
135 AM CST Sat Mar 2 2024 /1235 AM MST Sat Mar 2 2024/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO, PORTIONS OF
CULBERSON COUNTY, AND GAINES COUNTY FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 10%
OR LESS, 20-FT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND VERY HIGH FIRE
DANGER...

* TIMING...Sunday afternoon into Sunday evening.

* WINDS...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 9 percent.

* RFTI...6 or 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. Observe
  local burn bans.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

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