Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
743 AM MDT MON APR 13 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING FOR
THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND NORTHEAST
PLAINS FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

.AN APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL STEER THE JET
STREAM OVER NEW MEXICO WEDNESDAY WITH STRONG SURFACE WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITY ACROSS CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST AREAS. TEMPERATURES WILL
ALSO CLIMB A FEW TO 7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL WITH AN UNSTABLE
HAINES INDEX IN THE 5 TO 6 RANGE. FURTHER...THERE COULD BE SOME
DRY AND GUSTY THUNDERSTORMS.

NMZ103-104-106-141400-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0010.150415T1800Z-150416T0200Z/
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 106
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE-SOCORRO BLM/ABZ-GLZ-
743 AM MDT MON APR 13 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AREA AND TIMING...MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS
  AND NORTHEAST PLAINS DURING THE AFTERNOON UNTIL SUNSET. THE MOST
  WIDESPREAD CRITICAL CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR FROM MID TO LATE
  AFTERNOON.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...12 TO 18 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD
OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

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