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Northwest Highlands-Middle Rio Grande Valley-
Sandia...Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-East Central Plains-
West Central Highlands-
254 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY...
The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from 11 AM to 9 PM MDT Friday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* AREA AND TIMING...Areas located along and south of I-40, between
the AZ and TX state lines, including the Albuquerque metro area.
The most critical conditions are expected between 2pm and 6pm
MDT both days.
* 20 FOOT WINDS...Southwest and west 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
45 mph, except up to 50 mph along and just east of the central
mountains on Thursday.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Several hours of single digit humidities
are expected both afternoons.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Red Flag Warning.