Lea County, New Mexico
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Fire Weather Warning
NMZ114-115-TXZ258-251000-
/O.UPG.KMAF.FW.A.0031.160525T1800Z-160526T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.W.0038.160525T1800Z-160526T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.A.0032.160526T1500Z-160527T0300Z/
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0037.000000T0000Z-160525T0300Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
227 PM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016 /127 PM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FOR DRY AND
WINDY CONDITIONS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY
FOR DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING UNTIL THURSDAY
EVENING FOR DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE
DANGER...

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS TODAY AND
WEDNESDAY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 45 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS
THURSDAY.

* HUMIDITY...5 TO 7 PERCENT TODAY...WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

* 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.

&&

$$
Fire Weather Watch
NMZ114-115-TXZ258-251000-
/O.UPG.KMAF.FW.A.0031.160525T1800Z-160526T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.W.0038.160525T1800Z-160526T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.A.0032.160526T1500Z-160527T0300Z/
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0037.000000T0000Z-160525T0300Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
227 PM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016 /127 PM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FOR DRY AND
WINDY CONDITIONS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY
FOR DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING UNTIL THURSDAY
EVENING FOR DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE
DANGER...

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS TODAY AND
WEDNESDAY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 45 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS
THURSDAY.

* HUMIDITY...5 TO 7 PERCENT TODAY...WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

* 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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