Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
658 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO BELOW SIGNIFICANT SNOW PACK DUE TO
STRONG WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND ABUNDANT INSTABILITY...

.CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE WIDESPREAD THURSDAY BELOW
SIGNIFICANT SNOW PACK OVER NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO DUE TO
ABOVE NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES...A DRY AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS AND
STRENGTHENING WINDS ALOFT.

NMZ103>105-107-108-021400-
/O.EXP.KABQ.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150402T0100Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0004.150402T1700Z-150403T0300Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 103
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS/EASTERN CARSON AND SANTA FE NF/SNZ-TAZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 104
NORTHEAST PLAINS/EASTERN KIOWA AND RITA BLANCA GRASSLANDS/ABZ-TNZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 105
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS/WESTERN CIBOLA NF/ABZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 107
SANDIA-MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS/EASTERN CIBOLA NF/ABZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 108
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS/WESTERN KIOWA GRASSLANDS BLM/ABZ-SNZ-
658 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT
THURSDAY...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT
THURSDAY.

* AREA AND TIMING...THIS INCLUDES THE NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL
  PLAINS AS WELL AS THE NORTHWEST AND NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND
  SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS BELOW SIGNIFICANT SNOW
  PACK LATE THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RANGING FROM 6 TO 15 PERCENT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

NMZ101-102-106-109-021400-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0004.150402T1700Z-150403T0300Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101
NORTHWEST PLATEAU/FARMINGTON BLM/ABZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 102
NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS/WESTERN CARSON-SANTA FE NF/SNZ-TAZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 106
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE-SOCORRO BLM/ABZ-GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 109
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS/SOUTHWEST CIBOLA NF AND SOCORRO BLM/ABQ-
GLZ-
658 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT
THURSDAY...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT
THURSDAY.

* AREA AND TIMING...THE NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND WEST CENTRAL
  HIGHLANDS BELOW SIGNIFICANT SNOW PACK AS WELL AS THE RIO GRANDE
  VALLEY AND NORTHWEST PLATEAU LATE THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY
  EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...VARYING FROM 5 TO 8 PERCENT AT THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS TO 8 TO 15 PERCENT WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS AND NORTH
  CENTRAL MOUNTAINS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$








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