Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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WWUS85 KABQ 110202
RFWABQ

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
802 PM MDT THU APR 10 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING 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>109-111015-
/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-
802 PM MDT THU APR 10 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...SANDIA...MANZANO...AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS AS
  WELL AS MOST OF THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
  INTO 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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