Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
300 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS
EVENING FOR 20 FT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR GREATER...RELATIVE HUMIDITY
OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR THE
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...

.AS AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM LOCATED OVER THE FOUR CORNERS
REGION OF THE U.S. MOVES EASTWARD INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS THROUGH
SATURDAY...DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS THIS EVENING. DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE FOR BOTH THE NEW MEXICO PLAINS AND THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...HOWEVER INCREASING
MOISTURE THROUGHOUT THE DAY COULD LIMIT THE WINDOW OF TIME WHEN
CRITICAL CONDITIONS EXIST.


NMZ114-TXZ258-180800-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.A.0007.150418T1700Z-150419T0200Z/
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150418T0300Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
200 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND/ODESSA HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING.

* WIND...WEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID THE USE OF OPEN FLAMES OR ANY ACTIVITIES THAT MAY GENERATE
SPARKS. ACCIDENTAL IGNITIONS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO GROW
QUICKLY INTO DANGEROUS WIND- DRIVEN WILDFIRES.

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

&&

$$

NMZ115-180800-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.A.0007.150418T1700Z-150419T0200Z/
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
200 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE NEW MEXICO PLAINS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND/ODESSA HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING.

* WIND...WEST AT 20 TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT, INCREASING THROUGHOUT THE DAY

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL HAVE POTENTIAL TO SPREAD
  RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$


FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MAF (ALL LOWER CASE)




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