Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
951 PM CST SAT JAN 30 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST /8 AM MST/ SUNDAY
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS...20
FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE...AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR
ALL OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS EXCEPT PORTIONS OF THE
WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS...

.STRONG AND DRY WESTERLY DOWNSLOPE FLOW MAY RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
SUNDAY.

NMZ114-115-TXZ050-057>063-067>070-074-075-079>082-258-311200-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.A.0003.160131T1500Z-160201T0000Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-ANDREWS-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-
GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-
PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
951 PM CST SAT JAN 30 2016 /851 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST /8 AM MST/ SUNDAY
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS...20
FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE...AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR
ALL OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS EXCEPT PORTIONS OF THE
WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS...

* WIND...MOUNTAINS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 65 MPH.  PLAINS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* 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.

&&

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