Otero County, New Mexico
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Fire Weather Warning
NMZ112-TXZ055-056-270000-
/O.UPG.KEPZ.FW.A.0003.170226T2000Z-170227T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.W.0003.170226T2000Z-170227T0000Z/
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-
846 PM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 5 PM MST SUNDAY
AFTERNOON FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS
OVER 20 MPH FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055, 056, AND 112...

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 1 PM to 5 PM MST Sunday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 112. Fire weather zone 055.
Fire weather zone 056.

* 20-FOOT WIND...20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph

* HUMIDITY... 11 to 15 percent.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Be careful if you have to operate gas or electrical powered
machinery outside. 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.

&&

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Fire Weather Warning
NMZ114-TXZ258-262200-
/O.UPG.KMAF.FW.A.0006.170226T1700Z-170227T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.W.0010.170226T1700Z-170227T0000Z/
Guadalupe Mountains-
253 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON
FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20
MPH OR MORE AND HIGH FIRE DANGER...

* HUMIDITY: 10 to 15 percent.

* FIRE DANGER: High to very high.

* 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 dangerous fire behavior.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
NMZ404>407-410-411-413-417-TXZ418>424-261300-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.WI.Y.0007.170226T2000Z-170227T0200Z/
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Southern Tularosa Basin-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 Lordsburg, Red Rock, Virden,
Antelope Wells, Animas, Hachita, Cloverdale, Deming, Columbus,
Garfield, Hatch, Radium Springs, Las Cruces, Vado, Sunland Park,
Chaparral, Orogrande, White Sands Range Headquarters, 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
222 PM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM MST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM to 7 PM MST Sunday.

* TIMING...west winds will increase in the morning, reaching their
peak by early afternoon, and then diminishing near sunset.

* WINDS...west winds 25 to 35 mph.

* IMPACTS...winds will cause minor vehicle handling problems,
especially in cross winds. Some blowing dust also possible, with
a few visibilities dropping to around one mile.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

&&

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