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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-
802 PM MDT Fri Mar 23 2018
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR HIGH WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 111 AND 112...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR HIGH WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 111 AND 112...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR HIGH
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 111 AND
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR HIGH WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 111 AND 112...
The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has
issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from Sunday
afternoon through Sunday evening.
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 111. Fire weather zone 112.
Fire weather zone 113. Fire weather zone 055. Fire weather
* WIND...West to southwest at 20 to 30 mph.
* HUMIDITY...9 to 15 percent.
* HIGHEST THREAT...is located El Paso, Dona Ana and Luna
counties along with the eastern slopes of the Sacramento
* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.
Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
Including the cities of Cliff, Buckhorn, Gila Hot Springs,
Mule Creek, Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston, Fort Bayard,
Mimbres, Hurley, Faywood, Grant County Airport, Lordsburg,
Red Rock, Virden, Antelope Wells, Animas, Hachita, Cloverdale,
Deming, Columbus, Hillsboro, Winston, Truth Or Consequences,
Derry, Spaceport, Garfield, Hatch, Radium Springs, Las Cruces,
Vado, Sunland Park, Alamogordo, Tularosa, White Sands Monument,
Chaparral, Orogrande, White Sands Range Headquarters, Mescalero,
Timberon, Mountain Park, Crow Flats, Downtown El Paso,
West El Paso, Upper Valley, East and Northeast El Paso, Socorro,
Fort Bliss, Hueco Tanks, Loma Linda, Cornudas, Dell City,
Salt Flat, Sierra Blanca, Fabens, Fort Hancock, Tornillo,
and Indian Hot Springs
756 PM MDT Fri Mar 23 2018
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM MDT
* TIMING...Winds will increase during the late morning and early
afternoon with maximum speeds occurring from around 3 PM to 6
* WINDS...West to southwest winds will have sustained speeds
around 25 to 35 mph with gusts from 40 to 50 mph most areas.
However gusts may exceed 55 mph over isolated locations mainly
over the higher mountains and along eastern slopes and mountain
* IMPACTS...Blowing dust will lower the visibility to less than
a mile over a few areas including along portions of Interstate
10 between El Paso and Las Cruces and also around Deming and
Lordsburg. Driving will be difficult especially for high
A Wind Advisory means that winds of at least 30 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.