Lea County, NM
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Weather Alerts: Lea County, NM
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Fire Weather Warning
NMZ115-TXZ045-050-057>061-067-068-074-075-080-300300-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0029.000000T0000Z-160430T0300Z/
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-GAINES-ANDREWS-VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-WARD-
CRANE-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-MARFA PLATEAU-
233 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016 /133 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS...

* WIND...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...5 TO 12 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.

&&

$$
Fire Weather Watch
NMZ114-115-TXZ258-282100-
/O.UPG.KMAF.FW.A.0024.160428T1700Z-160429T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.W.0028.160428T1700Z-160429T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.A.0025.160429T1700Z-160430T0300Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
339 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016 /239 AM MDT THU APR 28 2016/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT 11 AM MDT TO 9 PM MDT FOR
WARM...WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS IN THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT 11 AM MDT TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY
FOR WARM...WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS IN THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...

* TEMPERATURES...TODAY AROUND 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL...
NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES FRIDAY

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH TODAY...30 TO 45 MPH FRIDAY.

* HUMIDITY...5 TO 10 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 RH/S AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO
EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
NMZ028-029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-080-
300000-
/O.CON.KMAF.WI.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-160430T0000Z/
EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-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-MARFA PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NP...TATUM...HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...JAL...
SEMINOLE...LAMESA...GAIL...SNYDER...ANDREWS...STANTON...
BIG SPRING...COLORADO CITY...VAN HORN...PECOS...MENTONE...
KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...GARDEN CITY...MONAHANS...CRANE...
MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...ALPINE...FORT DAVIS...
FORT STOCKTON...MARFA
211 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016 /111 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016/

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...TIL 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST AT 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SECURE LAWN FURNITURE...GARBAGE CANS OR OTHER
OBJECTS WHICH COULD BE BLOWN ABOUT BY THE WIND. DRIVING MAY BE
DIFFICULT ON NORTH TO SOUTH ORIENTED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$
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