Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
625 AM MDT THU APR 10 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 12 PM TO 7 PM MDT TODAY FOR THE
SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS THE EAST CENTRAL
PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT SATURDAY FROM THE WEST CENTRAL
HIGHLANDS ACROSS THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND MOST OF THE
EASTERN PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES...VERY LOW
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST
THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE GREATEST THREAT AREA WILL FOCUS FROM NEAR
CLINES CORNERS TO THE QUAY COUNTY LINE. SEVERAL HOURS OF SINGLE
DIGIT RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES ARE EXPECTED AFTER POOR HUMIDITY
RECOVERIES THIS MORNING. ANOTHER ROUND OF MORE WIDESPREAD CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS IS POSSIBLE SATURDAY AS A STRONG DRY SLOT
MOVES OVER THE AREA ON GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS.

NMZ107-108-102130-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0023.140412T1700Z-140413T0200Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0016.140410T1800Z-140411T0100Z/
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-
625 AM MDT THU APR 10 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING. A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON
TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AREA AND TIMING...SANDIA...MANZANO...AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS AS
  WELL AS THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THIS
  EVENING. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS AGAIN SATURDAY ACROSS AN EVEN MORE
  WIDESPREAD AREA.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...WEST NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  MPH TODAY. SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH SATURDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...3 TO 8 PERCENT TODAY. 8 TO 13 PERCENT SATURDAY.

* 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.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

$$

NMZ104-106-109-102130-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0023.140412T1700Z-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 109
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS/SOUTHWEST CIBOLA NF AND SOCORRO BLM/ABQ-
GLZ-
625 AM MDT THU APR 10 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING.

* AREA AND TIMING...WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS ACROSS THE MIDDLE RIO
  GRANDE VALLEY INTO THE 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 FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

$$

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