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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:37 AM MDT on May 06, 2016

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on May 06, 2016


... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM MDT
this evening...

* area and timing... west Central Highlands... middle Rio Grande
Valley and Sandia... Manzano and Gallinas Mountains between noon
to 8 PM MDT today.

* 20 foot winds... south to southwest 20 to 30 mph with some gusts
between 40 and 50 mph.

* Relative humidity... minimum values between 7 to 11 percent
lowlands and 10 to 15 percent Highlands.

* 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 red flag warning.





727 am MDT Thu may 5 2016

... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 7 PM MDT Friday for low
humidities and high winds for fire weather zones 055... 110... 111
and 112...

The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has
issued a red flag warning... which is in effect from noon to 7 PM
MDT Friday. This warning replaces the previous Fire Weather Watch.


* Wind... southwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with some gust of 40 to
45 mph.

* Humidity... lowest humidities will be under 10%

* thunderstorms... an isolated thunderstorm with some dry
lightning possible mainly over the Sacramento mountainous.

* Impacts... strong winds will result in fires spreading rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...


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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