Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
304 PM MST FRI NOV 28 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT 11 AM TO 5 PM SATURDAY ACROSS THE
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS FOR STRONG WIND...LOW HUMIDITY AND HIGH
INSTABILITY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SATURDAY
AS TEMPERATURES SOAR UP TO 25 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL...HUMIDITIES
DROP INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS AND GOOD MIXING ALLOWS STRONG WINDS TO
MIX DOWN TO THE SURFACE. SUNNY SKIES...HAINES INDICES IN THE 4 TO
5 RANGE AND STRONG DOWNSLOPING WILL CONTRIBUTE TO THE FIRE WEATHER
THREAT. ONE TO THREE HOURS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
ALSO POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO.

NMZ108-291500-
/O.UPG.KABQ.FW.A.0048.141129T1800Z-141130T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.W.0042.141129T1800Z-141130T0000Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 108
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS/WESTERN KIOWA GRASSLANDS BLM/ABZ-SNZ-
304 PM MST FRI NOV 28 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 5 PM MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 5 PM MST SATURDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AREA AND TIMING...EAST CENTRAL PLAINS NORTH OF A LINE FROM
  PORTALES TO RAMON LATE SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...7 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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