Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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WWUS84 KMAF 230957
RFWMAF

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
457 AM CDT SAT APR 23 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS...20
FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE...AND HIGH TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER
FOR THE GUADALUPE...DAVIS...AND APACHE MOUNTAINS...  SOUTHEAST
NEW MEXICO PLAINS...VAN HORN AND THE HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR...AND
REEVES COUNTY AND THE UPPER TRANS PECOS...

.AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL PASS TO THE NORTH OF WEST
TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO SUNDAY.  ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES WILL LEAD TO LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY.  COMBINED WITH
BREEZY SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS MIXING TO THE SURFACE...AS WELL
AS HIGH FIRE DANGER...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE
POSSIBLE.

NMZ114-115-TXZ057-058-074-258-232100-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.A.0020.160424T1600Z-160425T0300Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-
457 AM CDT SAT APR 23 2016 /357 AM MDT SAT APR 23 2016/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS...20
FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE...AND HIGH TO VERY HIGH FIRE
DANGER...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE GUADALUPE...DAVIS...AND APACHE MOUNTAINS...
  SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS...VAN HORN AND THE HIGHWAY 54
  CORRIDOR...AND REEVES COUNTY AND THE UPPER TRANS PECOS.

* WIND...ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH INCREASING TO
  25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  BELOW 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 20
  TO 30 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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