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High Wind Warning


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
353 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING
FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...

.STRONG WINDS ARE LIKELY TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING AS AN UPPER LEVEL
STORM SYSTEM ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN SHIFTS EASTWARD TOWARD THE
REGION.

NMZ027-TXZ258-232000-
/O.NEW.KMAF.HW.W.0022.140423T1900Z-140424T0600Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...
PINE SPRINGS
253 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

* EVENT...STRONG WINDS.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST AT 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION WHILE
  DRIVING. BE ALERT TO SUDDEN GUSTS OF WIND THAT MAY CAUSE YOU TO
  LOSE CONTROL OF YOUR VEHICLE. AVIATION INTERESTS MAY EXPERIENCE
  LOCALIZED BUT EXTREME TURBULENCE...OR STRONG DOWNWARD
  AIRFLOWS...IF FLYING IN THE VICINITY OF THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
356 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8
PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR THE NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS...EAST
CENTRAL PLAINS AND THE SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS DUE
TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING FOR THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND
PLAINS...EAST CENTRAL PLAINS...AND SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS
MOUNTAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.STRONG SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH HAINES AND
HIGH TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL TODAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL STORM
SYSTEM PASSES THROUGH THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ROCKIES...AND
SURFACE LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS OVER EASTERN NEW MEXICO AND COLORADO.
STRONG SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS...HIGH HAINES AND HIGHS ABOVE
AVERAGE WILL RETURN TO MUCH OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN NEW MEXICO
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS A VIGOROUS UPPER LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM APPROACHES THE STATE FROM THE WEST.

NMZ103-104-106>108-232130-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0027.140425T1800Z-140426T0200Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0020.140423T1700Z-140424T0200Z/
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-
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-
356 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING. A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS...EAST CENTRAL
  PLAINS...SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS AND MIDDLE RIO
  GRANDE VALLEY. CRITICAL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS
  MORNING THEN PERSIST UNTIL AROUND SUNSET. CRITICAL CONDITIONS
  ARE POSSIBLE AGAIN FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST AND WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH THIS AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 TO 15 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. 7 TO 10
  PERCENT FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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.

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

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
356 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8
PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR THE NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS...EAST
CENTRAL PLAINS AND THE SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS DUE
TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING FOR THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND
PLAINS...EAST CENTRAL PLAINS...AND SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS
MOUNTAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.STRONG SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH HAINES AND
HIGH TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL TODAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL STORM
SYSTEM PASSES THROUGH THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ROCKIES...AND
SURFACE LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS OVER EASTERN NEW MEXICO AND COLORADO.
STRONG SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS...HIGH HAINES AND HIGHS ABOVE
AVERAGE WILL RETURN TO MUCH OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN NEW MEXICO
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS A VIGOROUS UPPER LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM APPROACHES THE STATE FROM THE WEST.

NMZ105-109-232130-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0020.140423T1700Z-140424T0200Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 105
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS/WESTERN CIBOLA NF/ABZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 109
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS/SOUTHWEST CIBOLA NF AND SOCORRO BLM/ABQ-
GLZ-
356 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS. CRITICAL
  CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS MORNING THEN PERSIST UNTIL
  AROUND SUNSET.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST AND WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
430 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS FROM LATE THIS MORNING
UNTIL 9 PM MDT FOR 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE...RH OF 5 TO 15
PERCENT AND HIGH FIRE DANGER...

.AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH WEST TEXAS AND
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO TODAY.  INCREASING SOUTHWEST AND WEST
WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH A VERY DRY AIRMASS AND HIGH FIRE DANGER
WEST OF A DRYLINE TO PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
IN THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

NMZ114-115-TXZ258-232130-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0032.140423T1800Z-140424T0300Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
330 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT PLAINS OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...

* WIND...PLAINS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH AND GUSTY. MOUNTAINS...
  SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 45 MPH AND GUSTY.

* HUMIDITY...5 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.

&&

$$

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

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
352 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

TXZ021-027-232100-
/O.CON.KLUB.FW.W.0018.140423T1800Z-140424T0200Z/
PARMER-BAILEY-
352 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR SUSTAINED 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR
GREATER...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND HIGH
FIRE DANGER FOR THE EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN PANHANDLE...

* WIND...SOUTHWEST NEAR 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...NEAR 10 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

* FUELS...DRY TO CRITICALLY DRY.

* IMPACTS...WILDFIRES CAN SPREAD RAPIDLY IN THESE CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL CREATE FAVORABLE WEATHER FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD AND
THE DEVELOPMENT OF SIGNIFICANT WIND-DRIVEN WILDFIRES. AVOID
ACTIVITIES THAT PROMOTE OPEN FLAMES AND SPARKS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
352 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

TXZ022-028-033-034-039-040-232100-
/O.UPG.KLUB.FW.A.0017.140423T1800Z-140424T0200Z/
/O.EXA.KLUB.FW.W.0018.140423T1800Z-140424T0200Z/
CASTRO-LAMB-COCHRAN-HOCKLEY-YOAKUM-TERRY-
352 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR SUSTAINED 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR
GREATER...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND HIGH
FIRE DANGER FOR THE EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN PANHANDLE AND THE WESTERN
SOUTH PLAINS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LUBBOCK HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM CDT
THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST NEAR 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...NEAR 10 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

* FUELS....DRY TO CRITICALLY DRY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL CREATE FAVORABLE WEATHER FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD AND
THE DEVELOPMENT OF SIGNIFICANT WIND-DRIVEN WILDFIRES. AVOID
ACTIVITIES THAT PROMOTE OPEN FLAMES AND SPARKS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
607 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG CONDITIONS LIKELY ON WEDNESDAY FOR ALL OF SOUTH
SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO AND FAR WEST TEXAS...

.A MODERATE TO STRONG UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL
MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ROCKIES WEDNESDAY WHICH WILL
PRODUCE A DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AT THE SURFACE EAST OF
THE MOUNTAINS IN COLORADO AND NEW MEXICO. THE RESULTING SURFACE
PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL HELP TO MIX DOWN HIGH WINDS ALOFT AND
THESE WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH VERY LOW HUMIDITIES WHICH SHOULD
DRY OUT MOST FUELS AND CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

NMZ110>113-TXZ055-056-231300-
/O.UPG.KEPZ.FW.A.0011.140423T1900Z-140424T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.W.0015.140423T1900Z-140424T0200Z/
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS-EL PASO-HUDSPETH-
607 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM
MDT WEDNESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 7500 FEET MEAN SEA LEVEL.

* TIMING: 1 PM MDT TO 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY.

* WIND: WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 7 TO 15 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 WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$
26

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
251 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY
LEVELS AND DRY FUELS FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226 THROUGH 237...WHICH INCLUDES
THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR AND ALL OF THE SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
PLAINS...

COZ226>237-231300-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0015.140423T1800Z-140424T0200Z/
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-PUEBLO COUNTY-
HUERFANO COUNTY-WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-CROWLEY COUNTY-
OTERO COUNTY-EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-KIOWA COUNTY-BENT COUNTY-
PROWERS COUNTY-BACA COUNTY-
251 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 226...227...228...229...230...231...232...233...
234...235...236 AND 237...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226...227...228...229...
  230...231...232...233...234...235...236 AND 237.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WITH RAPID RATES OF FIRE
  GROWTH AND SPREAD WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY FIRE STARTS.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
346 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

OKZ001-TXZ001-006-011-016-231230-
/O.CON.KAMA.FW.W.0017.140423T1700Z-140424T0300Z/
CIMARRON-DALLAM-HARTLEY-OLDHAM-DEAF SMITH-
346 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
WESTERN HALF OF THE COMBINED TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES...
GENERALLY WEST OF A LINE FROM GUYMON TO LAKE MEREDITH TO AMARILLO
AND CANYON...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN OKLAHOMA...CIMARRON. IN TEXAS...DALLAM...
  HARTLEY...OLDHAM AND DEAF SMITH.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO AROUND 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...9 TO 15 PERCENT.

* TIMING...NOON TO 10 PM ON WEDNESDAY.

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 WILL
CREATE FAVORABLE WEATHER FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD. AVOID
ACTIVITIES THAT PROMOTE OPEN FLAMES AND SPARKS.

&&

$$

COCKRELL

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


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
356 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8
PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR THE NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS...EAST
CENTRAL PLAINS AND THE SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS DUE
TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING FOR THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND
PLAINS...EAST CENTRAL PLAINS...AND SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS
MOUNTAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.STRONG SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH HAINES AND
HIGH TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL TODAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL STORM
SYSTEM PASSES THROUGH THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ROCKIES...AND
SURFACE LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS OVER EASTERN NEW MEXICO AND COLORADO.
STRONG SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS...HIGH HAINES AND HIGHS ABOVE
AVERAGE WILL RETURN TO MUCH OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN NEW MEXICO
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS A VIGOROUS UPPER LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM APPROACHES THE STATE FROM THE WEST.

NMZ103-104-106>108-232130-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0027.140425T1800Z-140426T0200Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0020.140423T1700Z-140424T0200Z/
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-
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-
356 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING. A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS...EAST CENTRAL
  PLAINS...SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS AND MIDDLE RIO
  GRANDE VALLEY. CRITICAL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS
  MORNING THEN PERSIST UNTIL AROUND SUNSET. CRITICAL CONDITIONS
  ARE POSSIBLE AGAIN FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST AND WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH THIS AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 TO 15 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. 7 TO 10
  PERCENT FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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.

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

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
500 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

TXZ021>044-241000-
PARMER-CASTRO-SWISHER-BRISCOE-HALL-CHILDRESS-BAILEY-LAMB-HALE-
FLOYD-MOTLEY-COTTLE-COCHRAN-HOCKLEY-LUBBOCK-CROSBY-DICKENS-KING-
YOAKUM-TERRY-LYNN-GARZA-KENT-STONEWALL-
500 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE EXTREME SOUTHERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE...SOUTH PLAINS AND ROLLING PLAINS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

CONVECTIVE

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
PRIMARILY FROM THE SOUTHEAST TEXAS PANHANDLE INTO THE ROLLING
PLAINS. THE ENVIRONMENT IN THESE AREAS WILL FAVOR HIGH-BASED
SUPERCELLS WITH VERY LARGE HAIL AND SOME DOWNBURSTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A DYNAMIC STORM SYSTEM BY THIS WEEKEND MAY GENERATE MORE SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND SATURDAY NIGHT EAST OF
THE CAPROCK ESCARPMENT. FARTHER WEST...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. AS THE STORM
SYSTEM INTENSIFIES AND TRACKS NORTH OF THE REGION BY SUNDAY...
STRONG WESTERLY WINDS AND BLOWING DUST COULD THREATEN MUCH OF
THE OUTLOOK AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
ACTIVATION OF THE SOUTH PLAINS STORM SPOTTING TEAM MAY BE
REQUESTED AS EARLY AS 11 AM TODAY. OTHER STORM SPOTTERS ARE
ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER BY USING THE ONLINE
SUBMIT-A-STORM REPORT FEATURE AVAILABLE AT WEATHER.GOV/LUBBOCK.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
357 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-232200-
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-
GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
357 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA
PANHANDLES.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS MAINLY THE
EASTERN HALF OF THE PANHANDLES THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. DAMAGING
WINDS TO 70 MPH AND HAIL UP TO BASEBALL SIZE WILL BE THE MAIN
THREATS.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY ACROSS WESTERN
PARTS OF THE PANHANDLES. A RED FLAG WARNING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITY WILL BE IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR LOCATIONS
WEST OF LINE FROM GUYMON TO AMARILLO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY ACROSS
MAINLY WESTERN AND SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF THE COMBINED PANHANDLES.
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE AREA WIDE SATURDAY
AND SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS EAST OF A GUYMON TO
AMARILLO LINE SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE FORECAST THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING...AND BE READY FOR SEVERE WEATHER OPERATIONS.

AREA FIRE MANAGERS AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY...SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY...AND FOR ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON FRIDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
340 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-240845-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-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-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
340 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014 /240 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND WEST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WARM, DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS AND OVER THE SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON.
RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD WILL OCCUR WITH ANY FIRES THAT START,
SO CAUTION IS ADVISED.  A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THESE
AREAS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 40 TO 45 MPH, AND GUSTS NEAR 60 MPH, ARE EXPECTED
IN THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND THROUGH THIS
EVENING.  THEREFORE, A HIGH WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS FROM NOON UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ON A DRYLINE OVER
THE WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS, PERMIAN BASIN AND LOWER TRANS PECOS
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.  SOME OF THE STORMS WILL BE SEVERE WITH
AT LEAST GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OVER 60 MPH.  BRIEF
HEAVY RAINFALL COULD ALSO OCCUR WITH THESE STRONGER STORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

NEAR CRITICAL TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER
THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS, AND PERHAPS THE SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS
FRIDAY.  HOWEVER, WARM, WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS COULD RESULT IN
MORE WIDESPREAD CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR ALL OF
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WATCHES...WARNINGS...ADVISORIES...
AND STATEMENTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
MIDLAND CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT /LOWER CASE/
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MIDLAND

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1108 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

COZ058>089-093>099-240515-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
DEL NORTE VICINITY/NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
ALAMOSA VICINITY/CENTRAL SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-PUEBLO AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
CROWLEY COUNTY-LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY-
EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY-
LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-
1108 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS OVERNIGHT...MAINLY ABOVE 11000 FEET. ANY SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LESS THAN TWO INCHES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE ON WEDNESDAY...THEN ACROSS THE FAR EASTERN
PLAINS WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE MAIN THREAT WILL BE CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING.

INCREASING SOUTHWEST WINDS...COMBINED WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
LEVELS...COULD PRODUCE NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS AND ALONG THE
INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

$$

10/23

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
614 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-231215-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
614 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG GUSTY WINDS OF 35 TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE LOWER
VALLEYS. SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ARE MAY PRODUCE EVEN STRONGER WIND GUSTS. SHOWERS AND WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED MOUNTAIN SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ON
WEDNESDAY.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM MAY BRING STRONG AND
GUSTY WINDS ON SATURDAY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
THIS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE HIGH COUNTRY WITH
MODERATE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE ABOVE 9000 FEET SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
520 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

NMZ501>540-231200-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
520 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL TO NORTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO WHERE LOW
HUMIDITIES COMBINED WITH STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS.

SOME SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO DEVELOP TODAY AND TONIGHT
WITH LOCALLY GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE MUCH MORE
WIDESPREAD WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH STRONGER WINDS
AND EVEN LOWER HUMIDITY. SOME WIND GUSTS MAY APPROACH 45 TO 50 MPH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON WITH AREAS OF BLOWING DUST POSSIBLE.

BY THIS WEEKEND A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
TOWARD NEW MEXICO...BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND OF STRONG WINDS AND
POTENTIALLY MORE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER TO THE STATE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY RAINFALL AMOUNTS TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE AT 1.888.386.7637 OR VIA
THE WEB AT WEATHER.GOV/ABQ. YOU CAN ALSO POST RAINFALL REPORTS ON
OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR VIA TWITTER USING THE HASHTAG NMWX.

$$

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