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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
210 PM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

...POSSIBLE RED FLAG CONDITIONS ON WEDNESDAY...

.AN APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL BE MOVING INTO THE CENTRAL
ROCKIES ON WEDNESDAY. AHEAD OF THIS LOW...STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST
WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WILL DEVELOP OVER THE REGION. MUCH DRIER AIR
WILL ALSO BE FILTERING IN WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FALLING
INTO THE 10 TO 15 PERCENT RANGE. THE STRONG WINDS AND DRY
CONDITIONS COULD LEAD TO POSSIBLE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
DEVELOPING DURING THE AFTERNOON.

NMZ111-112-151400-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.A.0005.150415T1800Z-150416T0300Z/
SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
210 PM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

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

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 111 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND
  LOWLANDS. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND
  SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY.

* TIMING: NOON THROUGH 9 PM WEDNESDAY.

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

* HUMIDITY: 10 TO 15 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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