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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
424 AM CDT Fri Mar 23 2018

Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-
Davis/Apache Mountains Area-Pecos-Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-
Big Bend Area-Terrell-Guadalupe Mountains-
424 AM CDT Fri Mar 23 2018 /324 AM MDT Fri Mar 23 2018/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southeast New
Mexico, southwest Texas and western Texas.


Critical fire weather conditions with high to extreme fire danger
are anticipated this afternoon across much of the area. A Red Flag
Warning is in effect for Southeast New Mexico and most of West Texas.


Critical fire weather conditions are possible again Saturday
afternoon and evening, particularly across Southeast New Mexico and
the higher terrain from the Guadalupe Mountains south to the
Davis/Apache Mountains. A Fire Weather Watch is in effect.

High Winds are also possible across the Guadalupe Mountains Saturday
afternoon into Saturday night. A High Wind Watch is in effect.

Strong to severe thunderstorms may develop Monday afternoon and
evening over far eastern portions of the forecast area, generally
east of a Fluvanna to Longfellow line.


Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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...

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
241 AM MDT Fri Mar 23 2018

Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Union County-
Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
241 AM MDT Fri Mar 23 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Red Flag Warning is in effect this afternoon and early evening from
the Rio Grande Valley eastward to the Texas border where strong
winds and low humidities will create critical fire weather
conditions. Winds will be strongest across northeast and east central
New Mexico where gusts will be near 55 mph. Areas of blowing dust
may reduce visibility.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Critical fire weather conditions will return on Saturday and Monday
across portions of eastern New Mexico. However, critical fire
weather conditions may be much more widespread on Sunday as humidity
values drop further and winds pick up in response to a dry slot
moving squarely over the state.


Spotters are encouraged to report high wind speeds and wildfires
through the National Weather Service Albuquerque web site at or by calling 1.888.386.7637. You can also submit
storm reports and photos on our Facebook page or via Twitter using
the hashtag nmwx.



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