Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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WWUS85 KABQ 110949
RFWABQ

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
349 AM MDT FRI APR 11 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING FROM THE WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS ACROSS THE MIDDLE RIO
GRANDE VALLEY AND MOST OF THE EASTERN PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS
AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

.WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES...VERY LOW MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY LEVELS AND UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS WILL RETURN
TO PORTIONS OF NEW MEXICO SATURDAY. WINDS WILL EXCEED CRITICAL
THRESHOLDS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING AS AN UPPER LEVEL
SYSTEM SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES.

NMZ104-106>109-112130-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0017.140412T1700Z-140413T0200Z/
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-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 109
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS/SOUTHWEST CIBOLA NF AND SOCORRO BLM/ABQ-
GLZ-
349 AM MDT FRI APR 11 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT
SATURDAY...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT
SATURDAY.

* AREA AND TIMING...THE WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS ACROSS THE MIDDLE
  RIO GRANDE VALLEY...SANDIA...MANZANO...AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS
  THROUGH MOST OF THE EAST CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST PLAINS SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 TO 13 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.

&&

$$

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