Lincoln County, New Mexico
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Weather Alerts: Lincoln County, New Mexico
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Fire Weather Warning
NMZ114-115-TXZ057-258-252245-
/O.UPG.KMAF.FW.A.0018.170425T1700Z-170426T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.W.0024.170425T1500Z-170426T0300Z/
Guadalupe Mountains-Southeast Plains-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
414 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017 /314 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CDT /9 AM MDT/ THIS
MORNING TO 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE
HUMIDITY LESS THAN 15 PERCENT, 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND
EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

* WIND...West 25 to 35 mph with higher gusts in the plains. West
40 to 60 mph with higher gusts in the mountains.

* HUMIDITY...5 to 15 percent.

* FIRE DANGER...Extreme.

* 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.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
NMZ111-112-TXZ055-056-252200-
/O.CON.KEPZ.FW.W.0013.170425T1800Z-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-
656 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055, 056, 111, 112, AND 113...

* WINDS...West-southwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts over 50 mph.

* HUMIDITY...9 to 15 percent.

* HIGHEST THREAT TUESDAY...Lowland locations south and east of a
line from Truth or Consequences to Deming to Animas.

* 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.

&&

$$
High Wind Warning
NMZ526-540-251800-
/O.CON.KABQ.HW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-170426T0200Z/
South Central Mountains-Southwest Chaves County-
328 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...South Central Mountains and Southwest Chaves County.

* WINDS...West and southwest at 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60
mph early this morning, then becoming west 30 to 40 mph with
gusts to around 60 mph by midday and continuing through the
afternoon.

* TIMING...Winds will strengthen further today, before weakening
but remaining windy tonight.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced at times in dust prone locations.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Strong cross winds will impact north to south
oriented roads. Light weight and unsecured objects may become
airborne. Flimsy structures may topple over.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remember, A High Wind Warning means damaging winds are imminent
or highly likely. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or
gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
NMZ505>508-519>522-524-525-251800-
/O.EXA.KABQ.WI.Y.0028.000000T0000Z-170426T0200Z/
West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
328 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 8 PM MDT this evening.

* LOCATION...West Central Plateau, Highlands and Mountains,
Southwest and Sandia and Manzano Mountains, Middle and Lower Rio
Grande Valley, Estancia and Upper Tularosa Valleys, and the
South Central Highlands.

* WINDS...West and southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph,
becoming northwest this afternoon.

* TIMING...Winds are expected to strengthen this morning, then
peak this afternoon before weakening but remaining breezy this
evening.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced at times in dust prone locations.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Strong cross winds will impact north to south
oriented roads including Interstate 25. Light weight and
unsecured objects may become airborne.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
NMZ523-539-251800-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0028.000000T0000Z-170426T0200Z/
Central Highlands-Eastern Lincoln County-
328 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...Central Highlands and Eastern Lincoln County.

* WINDS...West and southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph,
becoming northwest this afternoon.

* TIMING...Winds are expected to strengthen this morning, then
peak this afternoon before weakening but remaining breezy this
evening.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced at times in dust prone locations.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Strong cross winds will impact north to south
oriented roads. Light weight and unsecured objects may become
airborne.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

&&

$$

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