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WWUS84 KEPZ 161239
RFWEPZ

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
639 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

...RED FLAG CONDITIONS LIKELY ON WEDNESDAY FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO AND EXTREME WEST TEXAS...

.AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE ROCKIES AND SHIFT
WINDS AROUND TO THE WEST TODAY. THESE WINDS ARE EXPECTED
TO INCREASE TO 20 TO 25 MPH AND COMBINE WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE LIKELY OVER FAR SOUTHWESTERN
NEW MEXICO WITH MORE MARGINAL CONDITIONS NEAR THE RIO GRANDE
VALLEY.

NMZ110>112-TXZ055-170300-
/O.CON.KEPZ.FW.W.0014.140416T2000Z-140417T0300Z/
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY-EL PASO-
639 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...

* TIMING: 2 PM MDT TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY.

* WIND: WEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 5 TO 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$
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396
WWUS84 KEPZ 152013
RFWEPZ

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
213 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

...RED FLAG CONDITIONS LIKELY ON WEDNESDAY FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO AND EXTREME WEST TEXAS...

.AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE ROCKIES AND SHIFT
WINDS AROUND TO THE WEST ON WEDNESDAY. THESE WINDS ARE EXPECTED
TO INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH AND COMBINE WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS. THE FAR EASTERN AREAS OF THE FIRE DISTRICT...OTERO
AND HUDSPETH COUNTIES WILL LIKELY NOT SEE STRONG ENOUGH WINDS TO
WARRANT A WARNING.

NMZ113-TXZ056-152115-
/O.CAN.KEPZ.FW.A.0010.140416T2000Z-140417T0300Z/
CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS-HUDSPETH-
213 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 056 AND 113...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
CANCELLED THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

WINDS ACROSS THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTINS AND HUDSPETH COUNTIES ARE NOT
EXPECTED TO REACH ABOVE 20 MPH FOR THREE HOURS OR MORE...THEREFORE
THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED.

$$

NMZ110>112-TXZ055-161300-
/O.UPG.KEPZ.FW.A.0010.140416T2000Z-140417T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.W.0014.140416T2000Z-140417T0300Z/
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY-EL PASO-
213 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 9 PM
MDT WEDNESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING: 2 PM MDT TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY.

* WIND: WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 5 TO 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$
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688
WWUS84 KEPZ 151247
RFWEPZ

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
647 AM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

...RED FLAG CONDITIONS LIKELY ON WEDNESDAY...

.AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE ROCKIES AND SHIFT
WINDS AROUND TO THE WEST ON WEDNESDAY. THESE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
INCREASE TO 20 TO 35 MPH AND COMBINE WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS. THE FAR EASTERN AREAS OF THE FIRE DISTRICT...OTERO AND
HUDSPETH COUNTIES MAY FALL JUST SHORT OF CRITICAL WIND
CRITERIA...BUT WILL MAKE WARNING DECISION WITH AFTERNOON PACKAGE.

NMZ110>113-TXZ055-056-152130-
/O.CON.KEPZ.FW.A.0010.140416T2000Z-140417T0300Z/
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS-EL PASO-HUDSPETH-
647 AM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055...056...110...111...112 AND 113...

* EVENT: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110 ...SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS. FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 111 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS. FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 112 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE
  VALLEY. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO
  MOUNTAINS. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055 EL PASO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  056 HUDSPETH.

* TIMING: 2 PM MDT TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY.

* WIND: WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 5 TO 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$
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857
WWUS84 KEPZ 141957
RFWEPZ

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
157 PM MDT MON APR 14 2014

...RED FLAG CONDITIONS LIKELY ON WEDNESDAY...

.AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE ROCKIES AND
SHIFT WINDS AROUND TO THE WEST WEDNESDAY. THESE WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 20 TO 35 MPH AND COMBINE WITH
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO
CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

NMZ110>113-TXZ055-056-151300-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.A.0010.140416T2000Z-140417T0300Z/
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS-EL PASO-HUDSPETH-
157 PM MDT MON APR 14 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 055...056...110...111...112 AND 113...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* EVENT: FIRE WEATHER ...ZONE 110 SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS. FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 111 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS. FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 112 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE
  VALLEY. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113 CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO
  MOUNTAINS. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055 EL PASO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  056 HUDSPETH.

* TIMING: ...2 PM MDT TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY.

* WIND: WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 5 TO 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$
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754
WWUS84 KEPZ 131040
RFWEPZ

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
440 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WITH HIGH FIRE DANGER IN PLACE...CONDITIONS REMAIN CRITICALLY DRY
WITH STRONG WINDS RETURNING TODAY ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO AND FAR
WEST TEXAS TO PRODUCE A CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER WINDOW...

.EXTREMELY DRY CONDITIONS...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES...AND STRONG
WINDS WILL RETURN AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES WILL RUN
ABOUT 5-7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL AS MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
DROP INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE TEENS ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS.
ANOTHER APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL BRING WINDY CONDITIONS
THIS AFTERNOON AS WESTERLY WINDS INCREASE INTO THE 20 TO 30 MPH RANGE.
THE PATTERN IS NOT QUITE A CLASSIC CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER PATTERN
BUT LONG-TERM DROUGHT...DRY AND ABUNDANT FUELS...AND RECENT
WILDFIRE ACTIVITY COMBINED WITH THE DRY...WARM...AND WINDY
CONDITIONS SUGGEST THAT LARGE FIRE GROWTH IS LIKELY WITH ANY NEW
IGNITIONS.

NMZ111-112-TXZ055-056-140200-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.W.0013.140413T1900Z-140414T0200Z/
SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY-EL PASO-
HUDSPETH-
440 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR ALL LOWLAND
FIRE WEATHER ZONES ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO
AND FAR WEST TEXAS. THIS INCLUDES FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055...056...
111 AND 112..

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* EVENT: CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS
  THE LOWLANDS OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO AND
  FAR WEST TEXAS DUE TO WARM TEMPERATURES...A VERY DRY AIRMASS...
  AND WINDY CONDITIONS.

* WIND: WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH AT THE 20-FOOT LEVEL WITH
  OCCASIONAL GUST TO NEAR 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY BETWEEN 10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY ON-GOING FIRES OR NEW FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL
  LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY AND BE DIFFICULT TO CONTROL. OUTDOOR
  BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

NMZ110-113-140200-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.W.0013.140413T1900Z-140414T0200Z/
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS-
440 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 110 AND 113 BELOW 6500 FT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* EVENT: CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS
  THE THE GILA REGION AND THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 6500FT
  DUE TO WARM TEMPERATURES...A VERY DRY AIRMASS...AND WINDY
  CONDITIONS.

* WIND: WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH AT THE 20-FOOT LEVEL WITH
  OCCASIONAL GUST TO NEAR 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY BETWEEN 10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY ON-GOING FIRES OR NEW FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL
  LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY AND BE DIFFICULT TO CONTROL. OUTDOOR
  BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

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