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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1240 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY...

.AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL BE MOVING OVER THE ROCKIES ON
THURSDAY. AS IT DOES...WEST WINDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE ACROSS
THE REGION WITH SPEEDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH LIKELY WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL BE FALLING INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS FOR
MOST LOCATIONS LEADING TO AN INCREASED FIRE THREAT.

NMZ110>113-TXZ055-056-011400-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.A.0001.150402T1800Z-150403T0300Z/
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS-EL PASO-HUDSPETH-
1240 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY 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 THURSDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY 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: NOON THROUGH 9 PM THURSDAY EVENING.

* WIND: WEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 5 TO 13 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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