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626 PM MST Fri Feb 24 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 6 PM MST
SATURDAY FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS, 20 FOOT
WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE AND HIGH FIRE DANGER...
* TEMPERATURES: Around 5 degrees above normal.
* HUMIDITY: 5 to 10 percent.
* FIRE DANGER: High to very high.
* 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. Gusty winds and very low relative
humidities combined with above normal temperatures will create
weather conditions favorable for the multiple occurrence of large
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.
$$High Wind Watch
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
534 PM MST Fri Feb 24 2017
...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
* TIMING...Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening.
* WINDS...West 30 to 50 mph with gusts to around 70 mph.
* IMPACTS...Winds will be particularly hazardous at higher
elevations where the strongest winds are likely to occur. Be
especially careful driving in these mountainous areas as these
winds could make driving difficult for motorists driving high
profile vehicles such as campers, vans and tractor trailers.
A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest