Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
325 PM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT TODAY AND THIS EVENING FOR 20 FT
WINDS OF 20 MPH OR GREATER... RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR
LESS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS...VAN HORN/HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR...
PORTIONS OF THE UPPER TRANS PECOS AND NORTHWEST PERMIAN BASIN...

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT SUNDAY REGION WIDE FOR 20 FT WINDS
OF 20 MPH OR GREATER... RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS...
AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...

.AN APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED STRONG SURFACE LOW
PRESSURE NORTH OF THE AREA WILL RESULT IN SOUTHWEST WINDS THIS
EVENING AND WEST WINDS ON SUNDAY. COMBINED WITH UNSEASONABLY WARM
TEMPERATURES...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND VERY HIGH FIRE
DANGER...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST FOR
PORTIONS OF THE AREA UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING AND ACROSS THE
ENTIRE AREA TOMORROW.

NMZ114-115-TXZ045-046-057-058-258-130830-
/O.UPG.KMAF.FW.A.0024.140413T1400Z-140414T0500Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.W.0030.140413T1400Z-140414T0500Z/
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0029.000000T0000Z-140413T0300Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-GAINES-DAWSON-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
325 PM CDT SAT APR 12 2014 /225 PM MDT SAT APR 12 2014/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS... SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS... AND VAN HORN REGION...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CDT /8 AM MDT/ SUNDAY TO
MIDNIGHT CDT /11 PM MDT/ SUNDAY NIGHT FOR 20 FT WINDS OF 20 MPH
OR GREATER... RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS... AND VERY
HIGH FIRE DANGER

* WIND...THROUGH THIS EVENING...MOUNTAINS SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH
         WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH. PLAINS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
         SUNDAY...MOUNTAINS WEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.
         PLAINS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH

* HUMIDITY...5 TO 15 PERCENT.

* FIRE DANGER...VERY HIGH.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID THE USE OF OPEN FLAMES OR ANY ACTIVITIES THAT MAY GENERATE
SPARKS. ACCIDENTAL IGNITIONS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO GROW
QUICKLY INTO DANGEROUS WIND DRIVEN WILDFIRES.

&&

$$

TXZ047-048-050>053-059>063-067>070-074-075-079>082-130830-
/O.UPG.KMAF.FW.A.0024.140413T1400Z-140414T0500Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.W.0030.140413T1400Z-140414T0500Z/
BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-
MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-
325 PM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT CDT
SUNDAY NIGHT FOR 20 FT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR GREATER... RELATIVE
HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS... AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...


* WIND...WEST WIND 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...5 TO 10 PERCENT.

* FIRE DANGER...VERY HIGH.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID THE USE OF OPEN FLAMES OR ANY ACTIVITIES THAT MAY GENERATE
SPARKS. ACCIDENTAL IGNITIONS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO GROW
QUICKLY INTO DANGEROUS WIND DRIVEN WILDFIRES.

&&

$$


FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MAF (ALL LOWER CASE)

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