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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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