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Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
727 AM MDT THU MAY 5 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-TXZ055-060200-
/O.UPG.KEPZ.FW.A.0013.160506T1900Z-160507T0200Z/
/O.NEW.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-
727 AM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITIES AND HIGH WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055...110...111
AND 112...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM
MDT FRIDAY. THIS WARNING REPLACES THE PREVIOUS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.


* 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...

&&

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.

&&

$$

20


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
804 PM MST THU MAY 5 2016

AZZ507-508-061115-
/O.EXP.KTWC.DU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160506T0300Z/
/O.CON.KTWC.WI.Y.0007.160506T1800Z-160507T0300Z/
UPPER SAN PEDRO RIVER VALLEY-
EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY BELOW 5000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SIERRA VISTA...BENSON...WILLCOX...
DOUGLAS
804 PM MST THU MAY 5 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST
FRIDAY...
...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

* TIMING...WIND ADVISORY FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST FRIDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 45
  AND 50 MPH FRIDAY. EXPECT HIGHER WINDSPEEDS IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH OR GREATER
ARE EXPECTED IN THE VALLEYS...OR 35 MPH OR GREATER ABOVE
5000 FEET. HIGHER GUSTS ARE ALSO LIKELY. THIS COULD MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
804 PM MST THU MAY 5 2016

AZZ511>513-061115-
/O.CON.KTWC.WI.Y.0007.160506T1800Z-160507T0300Z/
GALIURO AND PINALENO MOUNTAINS-CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS-
DRAGOON AND MULE AND HUACHUCA AND SANTA RITA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHIRICAHUA NM...BISBEE...CANELO HILLS
804 PM MST THU MAY 5 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST
FRIDAY...

* IMPACTS...AREAS OF BLOWING DUST MAY QUICKLY AND DANGEROUSLY
  REDUCE VISIBILITY. THIS WILL ESPECIALLY BE A CONCERN ALONG
  INTERSTATE 10 NEAR SAN SIMON. HIGH PROFILES VEHICLES WILL ALSO
  BE AFFECTED BY STRONG CROSS WINDS. LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS WILL
  BE BLOWN AROUND.

* TIMING...11 AM TO 8 PM MST FRIDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 50
  MPH. EXPECT HIGHER WINDSPEEDS IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH OR GREATER
ARE EXPECTED IN THE VALLEYS...OR 35 MPH OR GREATER ABOVE
5000 FEET. HIGHER GUSTS ARE ALSO LIKELY. THIS COULD MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$

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