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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
1124 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT UNTIL 9 PM MDT
FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO FOR
RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS...20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH
OR MORE...AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

.A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE ROCKIES WILL INTENSIFY TODAY
AND TONIGHT. AS A RESULT...WINDS WILL INCREASE DURING THE
AFTERNOON TO OVER 20 MPH. DRY AIR IS ALREADY IN PLACE...AND WITH
STRONG HEATING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL FALL INTO THE
SINGLE DIGITS BY MID AFTERNOON. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL
RECOVER SLIGHTLY AFTER SUNSET BUT WILL REMAIN BELOW 15 PERCENT.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WILL PRODUCE
GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS...AND DRY LIGHTNING STRIKES ARE POSSIBLE
IN AND NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORM.

NMZ114-115-TXZ258-070030-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.W.0030.160506T1800Z-160507T0300Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
1124 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016 /1024 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR
RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS...20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH
OR MORE...AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER...FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 114...115 AND 258...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND/ODESSA HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 114. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 115.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 258.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...5 TO 15 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. DRY
  LIGHTNING STRIKES POSSIBLE. WINDS WILL BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN
  AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
654 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
FRIDAY EVENING...

.AN UPPER LEVEL LOW SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE CENTRAL ROCKIES.
THIS SYSTEM WILL STRENGTHEN SURFACE WINDS BETWEEN 20 TO 30 MPH
ACROSS THE REGION. ALSO RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO BELOW
15 PERCENT ACROSS THE AFFECTED AREA. HUMIDITIES WILL BE A LITTLE
ABOVE THRESHOLDS IN THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS AND WINDS WILL BE A
BELOW LITTLE THRESHOLDS IN EASTERN OTERO AND HUDSPETH COUNTIES.
FIRE DANGER WILL STILL REMAIN ELEVATED IN THOSE LOCATIONS.

NMZ110>112-TXZ055-070100-
/O.CON.KEPZ.FW.W.0017.160506T1800Z-160507T0100Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-
654 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 055... 110...111 AND 112...

* WIND...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH SOME GUST OF 40 TO
  45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...LOWEST HUMIDITIES WILL BE UNDER 10%

* THUNDERSTORMS...AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM WITH SOME DRY
  LIGHTNING POSSIBLE MAINLY OVER THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINOUS.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN FIRES SPREADING
  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.

&&

$$

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
337 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING 12 PM MDT TO 8 PM MDT TODAY FOR THE WEST
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND SANDIA...MANZANO
AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS DUE TO STRONG WIND...LOW HUMIDITY AND AN
UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH SATURDAY FOR THE EASTERN PLAINS DUE TO
STRONG WIND...LOW HUMIDITY AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...

.THE UPPER LEVEL RIDGE CURRENTLY FOUND OVER THE AREA WILL BREAK
DOWN TODAY AND SATURDAY. CONSEQUENTLY STRONG WIND...LOW HUMIDITY
AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE ARE FORECAST FOR A PORTION OF THE
REGION. FUEL CONDITIONS ARE MIXED DUE TO RECENT MOISTURE AND
GREENUP CONSIDERATIONS. THUS THE RED FLAG WARNING AND FIRE WEATHER
WATCH HIGHLIGHT THE AREAS WHERE MORE ACTIVE FIRE BEHAVIOR IS
POSSIBLE IF AN IGNITION WERE TO OCCUR. THE HIGHER FIRE DANGER WILL
SHIFT EASTWARD ON SATURDAY DUE TO COOLER TEMPERATURES AND LESS
WIND ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL AREAS.

NMZ106-107-109-062200-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0022.160506T1800Z-160507T0200Z/
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
337 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...

* AREA AND TIMING...WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...MIDDLE RIO GRANDE
  VALLEY AND SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS BETWEEN NOON
  TO 8 PM MDT TODAY.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH SOME GUSTS
  BETWEEN 40 AND 50 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM VALUES BETWEEN 7 TO 11 PERCENT
  LOWLANDS AND 10 TO 15 PERCENT HIGHLANDS.

* 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.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1148 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

NMZ502-505>508-519>521-524-070100-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0023.160506T1900Z-160507T0100Z/
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
1148 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

* LOCATION...MUCH OF CENTRAL...WEST CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND
  SOUTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED FROM THE SOUTH AND OCCASIONALLY SOUTHWEST AT
  25 TO 35 MPH...GUSTING AT TIMES TO AROUND 50 MPH.

* TIMING...INCREASING EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND PEAKING MID TO LATE
  AFTERNOON. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DECREASE IN SPEED AROUND OR
  SHORTLY AFTER SUNSET.

* VISIBILITY...SOME LOCALIZED AREAS OF BLOWING DUST MAY
  OCCASIONALLY REDUCE VISIBILITY TO AROUND 3 MILES...MAINLY LOWER
  TERRAIN.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED ON WEST-
  EAST ORIENTED ROADS SUCH AS INTERSTATE 40. LAWN FURNITURE...
  GARBAGE CANS...AND OTHER LOOSE ITEMS MAY BECOME TOSSED AROUND
  OR LOFTED IN THE STRONG WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION WHILE TRAVELLING. SUDDEN GUSTS
OF WIND MAY CAUSE YOU TO LOSE CONTROL OF YOUR VEHICLE. EXTRA
ATTENTION SHOULD BE GIVEN TO CROSS WINDS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
1133 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...WIND ADVISORY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR THE PERMIAN
BASIN...UPPER TRANS PECOS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS...

.THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL TIGHTEN OVER THE REGION THIS
AFTERNOON WITH SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH
SUSTAINED OVER THE PERMIAN BASIN. THESE STRONGER SURFACE WINDS
WILL SPREAD INTO THE UPPER TRANS PECOS AND SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
THIS EVENING, ESPECIALLY AS A LOW LEVEL JET INCREASES OVER THE
AREA. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH LATE THIS EVENING.

NMZ028-033-034-TXZ050-058>062-067>069-075-070600-
/O.NEW.KMAF.WI.Y.0018.160506T2100Z-160507T0600Z/
EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-ANDREWS-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-
WARD-CRANE-UPTON-PECOS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NP...HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...JAL...
ANDREWS...PECOS...MENTONE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...
MONAHANS...CRANE...MCCAMEY...RANKIN...FORT STOCKTON
1133 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016 /1033 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016/

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CDT /3 PM MDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO 1 AM CDT /MIDNIGHT MDT/ SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND/ODESSA HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CDT /3 PM MDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO 1 AM CDT /MIDNIGHT MDT/ SATURDAY.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON OVER THE PERMIAN BASIN... AND LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER THE UPPER TRANS PECOS AND SOUTHEAST
  NEW MEXICO PLAINS.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH AND 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 AREA ROADWAYS.

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.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
337 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING 12 PM MDT TO 8 PM MDT TODAY FOR THE WEST
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND SANDIA...MANZANO
AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS DUE TO STRONG WIND...LOW HUMIDITY AND AN
UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH SATURDAY FOR THE EASTERN PLAINS DUE TO
STRONG WIND...LOW HUMIDITY AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...

.THE UPPER LEVEL RIDGE CURRENTLY FOUND OVER THE AREA WILL BREAK
DOWN TODAY AND SATURDAY. CONSEQUENTLY STRONG WIND...LOW HUMIDITY
AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE ARE FORECAST FOR A PORTION OF THE
REGION. FUEL CONDITIONS ARE MIXED DUE TO RECENT MOISTURE AND
GREENUP CONSIDERATIONS. THUS THE RED FLAG WARNING AND FIRE WEATHER
WATCH HIGHLIGHT THE AREAS WHERE MORE ACTIVE FIRE BEHAVIOR IS
POSSIBLE IF AN IGNITION WERE TO OCCUR. THE HIGHER FIRE DANGER WILL
SHIFT EASTWARD ON SATURDAY DUE TO COOLER TEMPERATURES AND LESS
WIND ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL AREAS.

NMZ104-108-062200-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.A.0028.160507T1700Z-160508T0200Z/
NORTHEAST PLAINS-EAST CENTRAL PLAINS-
337 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL PLAINS LATE
  SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 40
  AND 50 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RANGING FROM 6 TO 12 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 FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

$$


Air Quality Alert


TXZ187-189-204>207-220-221-061930-

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE...CORRECTED
ALAMO AREA AIR COALITION
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
217 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...CORRECTED EFFECTIVE DATE...

...OZONE ACTION DAY...

THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (TCEQ) HAS ISSUED
AN OZONE ACTION DAY FOR THE SAN ANTONIO AREA FOR FRIDAY MAY 6
2016.

ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FAVORABLE FOR PRODUCING
HIGH LEVELS OF OZONE AIR POLLUTION IN THE SAN ANTONIO AREA ON
FRIDAY.

YOU CAN HELP PREVENT OZONE POLLUTION BY SHARING A RIDE...WALKING
OR RIDING A BICYCLE...TAKING YOUR LUNCH TO WORK...AVOIDING DRIVE
THROUGH LANES...CONSERVING ENERGY...AND KEEPING YOUR VEHICLE
PROPERLY TUNED.

IF REQUIRED...THE NEXT AIR POLLUTION WATCH WILL BE ISSUED BY 3 PM
ON FRIDAY MAY 6 2016.

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OZONE (ALL LOWER CASE):

OZONE...THE FACTS:
WWW.TCEQ.TEXAS.GOV/AIRQUALITY/MONOPS/OZONEFACTS.HTML

EPA AIR NOW:
WWW.AIRNOW.GOV/INDEX.CFM?ACTION=AIRNOW.LOCAL_STATE&STATEID=45&TAB=0

TAKE CARE OF TEXAS:
WWW.TAKECAREOFTEXAS.ORG

ALAMO AREA COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS AIR QUALITY OUTREACH & EDUCATION:
WWW.AACOG.COM/INDEX.ASPX?NID=99

$$

ALLEN


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
1227 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-071730-
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-
1227 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016 /1127 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

WARM AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES...CORRESPONDING DRY CONDITIONS...AND
BREEZY SOUTH WINDS WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ACROSS THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.  A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT.

THESE WINDS WILL REMAIN BREEZY AND GUSTY THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS
ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS AND MUCH OF WEST TEXAS.  A
WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON...MAINLY WEST OF THE PECOS.
FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS ARE THE MAIN CONCERNS. TONIGHT...
THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP INTO THE WESTERN PERMIAN BASIN AND LOWER
TRANS PECOS.  STRONGER STORMS COULD PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS...SMALL
HAIL...AND BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ON SATURDAY...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON A
DRYLINE OVER THE PERMIAN BASIN SOUTH THROUGH THE BIG BEND AREA.
STORMS MAY BE STRONG TO SEVERE...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LARGE
HAIL...GUSTY WINDS...AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.  THUNDERSTORM
CHANCES WILL SHIFT TO THE EASTERN PERMIAN BASIN AND LOWER TRANS
PECOS ON SUNDAY.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS COULD OCCUR OVER THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS...SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS...AND MARFA PLATEAU LATE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON...MAINLY ALONG AND WEST OF THE PECOS
RIVER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

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

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
1108 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

TXZ021>044-071615-
PARMER-CASTRO-SWISHER-BRISCOE-HALL-CHILDRESS-BAILEY-LAMB-HALE-
FLOYD-MOTLEY-COTTLE-COCHRAN-HOCKLEY-LUBBOCK-CROSBY-DICKENS-KING-
YOAKUM-TERRY-LYNN-GARZA-KENT-STONEWALL-
1108 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING MAINLY EAST OF THE
INTERSTATE 27 AND HIGHWAY 87 CORRIDOR. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING
WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS. THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM THREAT
WILL SHIFT EAST OF HIGHWAY 83 IN THE ROLLING PLAINS BY SUNDAY
AFTERNOON. WINDS ON THE CAPROCK MAY BECOME SUSTAINED IN EXCESS OF
30 MPH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...COMPLETE WITH SOME BLOWING DUST.
ADDITIONALLY...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER IS POSSIBLE OVER THE WESTERN
SOUTH PLAINS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND OVER MUCH OF THE AREA SUNDAY
AND MONDAY AFTERNOONS...THOUGH GREENING FUELS WILL TEND TO
MITIGATE THE OVERALL FIRE DANGER.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
632 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

NMZ501>540-071330-
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 CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/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-
632 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS MUCH OF NEW MEXICO THIS
AFTERNOON. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH WILL BE COMMON WITH
OCCASIONAL GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.

IN ADDITION TO THE STRONGER WINDS...DRY CONDITIONS WILL PLAGUE
MUCH OF CENTRAL AND PORTIONS OF WESTERN NEW MEXICO. THE LOW
HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR THESE
AREAS THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

STRONG WINDS WILL BE FOCUSED OVER EASTERN NEW MEXICO ON
SATURDAY...AND ONCE AGAIN DRY CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP.
THEREFORE...ANOTHER ROUND OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS IS
EXPECTED SATURDAY...THIS TIME IN THE EASTERN PLAINS OF NEW
MEXICO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY STRONG WIND GUSTS THROUGH
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE WEB SITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/ABQ OR BY CALLING 1.888.386.7637. YOU CAN ALSO SUBMIT
STORM REPORTS AND PHOTOS ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR VIA TWITTER USING
THE HASHTAG N M W X.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
447 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

TXZ049-054-064>066-071>073-076>078-098-099-113-114-127-128-139-
140-154-155-168>170-071000-
FISHER-NOLAN-STERLING-COKE-RUNNELS-IRION-TOM GREEN-CONCHO-
CROCKETT-SCHLEICHER-SUTTON-HASKELL-THROCKMORTON-JONES-SHACKELFORD-
TAYLOR-CALLAHAN-COLEMAN-BROWN-MCCULLOCH-SAN SABA-MENARD-KIMBLE-
MASON-
447 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL
TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAY AFFECT AREAS WEST OF A BARNHART
TO SONORA LINE THIS EVENING. THE MAIN THREAT WILL BE DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
WEST OF A THROCKMORTON...SAN ANGELO TO JUNCTION LINE. THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF WEST CENTRAL TEXAS SUNDAY AND
SUNDAY NIGHT. SOME STORMS MAY BECOME SEVERE...WITH LARGE HAIL AND
DAMAGING WINDS THE MAIN THREATS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NECESSARY SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT.

$$

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