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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 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


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
810 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...STRONG AND GUSTY WEST WINDS IN THE MOUNTAINS AND DESERTS
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.STRONG AND GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS SOUTHERN
CALIFORNIA. THESE WINDS WILL DIMINISH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

CAZ055-056-058-060>062-231100-
/O.CON.KSGX.WI.Y.0033.000000T0000Z-140423T1100Z/
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-APPLE AND LUCERNE VALLEYS-
COACHELLA VALLEY-SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS-
810 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...AREAS OF WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH...WITH
  GUSTS TO 55 MPH. ISOLATED STRONGER GUSTS IN THE NORTHERN
  COACHELLA VALLEY.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* LOCATION...STRONGEST NEAR MOUNTAIN RIDGE TOPS AND ON ADJACENT
  DESERT SLOPES...AND BELOW THE BANNING PASS IN THE NORTHERN
  COACHELLA VALLEY. MAJOR ROADS AFFECTED BY THESE STRONG WINDS
  INCLUDE I-10 THROUGH THE SAN GORGONIO PASS AND THE I-8
  CORRIDOR THROUGH THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED AT TIMES BY BLOWING SAND AND DUST IN THE
  HIGH DESERTS...THE COACHELLA VALLEY AND THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY
  DESERTS.

* IMPACTS...THE WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY
  FOR MOTORISTS WITH HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. WATCH FOR BROKEN
  TREE LIMBS AND OTHER DEBRIS.

* REPORTS...SKY VALLEY GUSTED TO 71 MPH AT 4 PM. EDOM HILL GUSTED
  TO 61 MPH AT 5 MPH. VOLCAN MOUNTAIN RAWS GUSTED TO 51 MPH AT 6
  PM. WHITE WATER RAWS GUSTED TO 47 MPH AT 1 PM. HARRISON PARK
  GUSTED TO 46 MPH AT 3 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

PALMER


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
941 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-241300-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
941 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
ACROSS THE WESTERN UINTA BASIN AND CASTLE COUNTRY BEHIND A COLD
FRONT.

COLDER AIR WILL SPREAD INTO THE REGION BEHIND THIS FRONT TONIGHT.
ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS
OVERNIGHT...AND SNOW LEVELS COULD REACH THE NORTHERN VALLEYS...
BUT WITH LITTLE OR NO ACCUMULATION. FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE
POSSIBLE ACROSS THE FAR NORTH LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

LINGERING SNOW SHOWERS WILL WILL CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING
ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH...MOST NUMEROUS SOUTHEAST OF THE GREAT SALT
LAKE.

ANOTHER VIGOROUS SPRING STORM WILL BRING LOCALLY STRONG WINDS
BACK TO THE OUTLOOK AREA ON FRIDAY. COLDER AND WETTER WEATHER IS
FORECAST TO SPREAD ACROSS MOST OF THE OUTLOOK AREA FRIDAY NIGHT
INTO SATURDAY...WITH VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW EXPECTED
ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
835 PM MST TUE APR 22 2014

AZZ020-025-CAZ030>033-231400-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
RIVERSIDE COUNTY/EASTERN DESERTS-IMPERIAL COUNTY-
835 PM MST TUE APR 22 2014 /835 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EXTREME SOUTHWEST
ARIZONA...EXTREME WEST-CENTRAL ARIZONA...EXTREME SOUTHEAST
CALIFORNIA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

OVERNIGHT WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO REMAIN ELEVATED...WITH PERIODIC
GUSTS OF 25 TO 35 MPH ALONG AND IN THE WAKE OF A PASSING COOL FRONT.
LOCALIZED AREAS OF BLOWING DUST AND SAND ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE
STRONGEST WIND GUSTS...REDUCING VISIBILITIES AND CREATING TRAVEL
IMPACTS ON AREA ROADWAYS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX IS ON THE INTERNET AT

WEATHER.GOV/PHOENIX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
835 PM MST TUE APR 22 2014

AZZ021>024-026>028-231400-
WEST CENTRAL DESERTS-NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHWEST DESERTS-SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-
NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
835 PM MST TUE APR 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST-CENTRAL ARIZONA...SOUTH-
CENTRAL ARIZONA...SOUTHWEST ARIZONA AND WEST-CENTRAL ARIZONA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

OVERNIGHT WINDS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED AS A SURFACE FRONT MOVES THROUGH
THE REGION. WIND GUSTS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE
EVENING. THE WINDS...COMBINED WITH ANTECEDENT DRY CONDITIONS AND
FUELS AND POOR TO FAIR OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY RECOVERIES...WILL KEEP THE
FIRE DANGER ELEVATED ACROSS THE AREA THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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.

$$

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