Lincoln County, New Mexico
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Fire Weather Warning
NMZ114-115-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-079>082-258-
282030-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0012.170228T1700Z-170301T0100Z/
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-Terrell-
404 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017 /304 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CST /10 AM MST/
THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CST /6 PM MST/ THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE
HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE,
AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

* WIND...20 to 40 mph in lower elevations. 30 to 45 mph in the
mountains.

* HUMIDITY...7 to 15 percent.

* FIRE DANGER...Extreme.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

This is a dangerous fire weather situation. Strong winds and very
low relative humidities combined with todays above normal
temperatures resulting in weather conditions favorable for fires
that may be difficult to control. In the past, weather patterns
like this have resulted in the multiple occurrence of large
fires.

&&

$$
Fire Weather Warning
NMZ112-TXZ055-056-282200-
/O.EXT.KEPZ.FW.W.0004.170228T1700Z-170301T0300Z/
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-
650 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM
MST THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055, 056, AND 112...

* AFFECTED AREA...Southeastern areas of fire weather zone 112.
Fire weather zone 055. Fire weather zone 056.

* WIND...25 TO 40 MPH with gusts to 60 mph.

* HUMIDITY...8 to 15 percent.

* HIGHEST THREAT...is located over Hudspeth and far southeast
Otero counties. Humidities to the west will gradually get
higher but with the strong winds will still create hazardous
fire weather conditions.

* 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
NMZ521-523>526-539-540-281900-
/O.CON.KABQ.HW.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170301T0200Z/
Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Central Highlands-
South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Eastern Lincoln County-
Southwest Chaves County-
250 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...From the Sandia, Manzano and South Central mountains,
the Central and South Central Highlands, Upper Tularosa Basin,
Eastern Lincoln and Southwest Chaves Counties.

* WINDS...West to southwest at 30 to 45 mph with gusts of 60 to
70 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will continue to strengthen through the remainder
of the morning, peak from midday through the afternoon, then
diminish in the evening.

* VISIBILITY...Could be reduced to 3 miles in blowing dust at
times.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high-profile vehicles should be prepared for dangerously high
winds, especially on north to south oriented highways, including
U.S. Highways 285 and 54. Motorists in high profile vehicles
should consider delaying travel.

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.

&&

$$

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