Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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WWUS85 KABQ 260251
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
851 PM MDT WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM 10 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR THE
NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS...LOW
HUMIDITY AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...

.FINE FUELS HAVE LIKELY DRIED SUFFICIENTLY FOR CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS TO BE A CONCERN ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN NEW
MEXICO THURSDAY...DESPITE A MOSAIC OF GREEN-UP CONDITIONS. NEAR
TO ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...SEVERAL HOURS OF SINGLE DIGIT
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...HIGH MIXING HEIGHTS...STRONG SOUTHWEST
WINDS AND WIDESPREAD HAINES VALUES OF 6 ARE EXPECTED AGAIN
THURSDAY. OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY RECOVERIES WILL CONTINUE TO BE FAIR
TO POOR OVER CENTRAL AND EASTERN NEW MEXICO AGAIN TONIGHT.

NMZ104-108-261400-
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NORTHEAST PLAINS-EAST CENTRAL PLAINS-
851 PM MDT WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 9 PM MDT
THURSDAY...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL PLAINS. CRITICAL
  CONDITIONS WILL REDEVELOP MID TO LATE THURSDAY MORNING AND
  PERSIST THROUGH EARLY EVENING BEFORE DIMINISHING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 OR 45
  MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM VALUES BETWEEN 5 TO 10 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.

&&

$$

NMZ103-260400-
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NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
851 PM MDT WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...


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