Otero County, New Mexico
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Fire Weather Watch
NMZ111-112-TXZ055-056-260400-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.A.0013.170427T1800Z-170428T0300Z/
/O.CON.KEPZ.FW.W.0013.000000T0000Z-170426T0200Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
EL PASO COUNTY-TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
HUDSPETH COUNTY-
206 PM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 055, 056, 111, 112, AND 113...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...

The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has
issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from Thursday
afternoon through Thursday evening.

* WINDS...West-southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts over 50 mph
through this evening and westerly at 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
40 mph on Thursday.

* HUMIDITY...9 to 15 percent.

* HIGHEST THREAT THURSDAY...Lowland locations south and east of a
line from Deming to Alamogordo.

* 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.

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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Wind Advisory
NMZ413-TXZ419-260900-
/O.EXP.KEPZ.HW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170426T0200Z/
/O.EXB.KEPZ.WI.Y.0017.170426T0200Z-170426T0900Z/
Southern Tularosa Basin-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Including the cities of Chaparral, Orogrande,
White Sands Range Headquarters, East and Northeast El Paso,
Socorro, and Fort Bliss
745 PM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MDT WEDNESDAY...
...HIGH WIND WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has
issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until 3 AM MDT
Wednesday.

* AREA AFFECTED...Areas east of the Franklin and Organ Mountains
including much of Northeast El Paso and White Sands Missile
Range Headquarters.

* WINDS AND TIMING...West to northwest winds of 30 mph with gusts
45 to 55 mph will continue into the late night hours,
diminishing before dawn.

* VISIBILITY...Blowing and drifting dust may reduce visibility
immediately down-wind of disturbed soil or empty lots.
Widespread blowing dust will continue to diminish.

* Impacts...Strong and gusty winds will cause hazardous driving
conditions, especially along north-south oriented highways such
as US-54 in Northeast El Paso.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph with higher gusts are
expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially
for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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