Lincoln County, New Mexico
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Fire Weather Warning
NMZ111-112-TXZ055-056-231400-
/O.CON.KEPZ.FW.W.0001.170223T1800Z-170224T0300Z/
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-
142 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST
THURSDAY FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND STRONG WINDS...

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

* HUMIDITY...8 to 15 percent.

* 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.

&&

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Fire Weather Warning
NMZ114-115-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-079>081-258-
231115-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0007.170223T1700Z-170224T0200Z/
Guadalupe Mountains-Southeast Plains-Gaines-Dawson-Borden-Scurry-
Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Loving-Winkler-Ector-Midland-
Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-Davis/Apache Mountains Area-
Pecos-Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-Big Bend Area-
901 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017 /801 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CST /10 AM MST/
TO 8 PM CST /7 PM MST/ THURSDAY FOR WARM...DRY...VERY WINDY...AND
VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR MOST OF THE PERMIAN BASIN
AND TRANS PECOS AREA...

* WIND...25 to 45 MPH. Higher gusts.

* TEMPERATURES...15 to 20 degrees above normal.

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... This is a very dangerous
fire weather situation. Strong winds and very low relative
humidities combined with above normal temperatures will create
weather conditions favorable for the multiple occurrence of large
fires.

&&

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High Wind Watch
NMZ521-522-524-526-535>540-231200-
/O.CON.KABQ.HW.A.0006.170223T1600Z-170224T0000Z/
Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-South Central Highlands-
South Central Mountains-Curry County-Roosevelt County-
De Baca County-Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-
Southwest Chaves County-
601 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...Portions of central, east central, and southeastern
New Mexico.

* WINDS...West 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph Thursday.

* TIMING...Winds will increase tonight and early Thursday
morning, peaking from the late morning through the afternoon,
then subsiding in the early evening.

* VISIBILITY...May be locally reduced to 3 miles in blowing dust.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high-profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution,
especially on north to south oriented highways.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remember, A High Wind Watch means conditions are favorable for a
potentially damaging high wind event in and close to the watch
area. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph
or more can lead to property damage. Monitor the latest forecasts
at weather.gov/abq, listen to NOAA weather radio or your favorite
media outlet.

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