Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
418 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR RH/S
OF 5 TO 10 PERCENT...20 FOOT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 MPH OR GREATER AND
VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST OF A
SEMINOLE TO KERMIT TO FORT DAVIS LINE SATURDAY MORNING UNTIL
SATURDAY EVENING FOR RH/S OF 5 TO 10 PERCENT...20 FOOT WIND SPEEDS
OF 20 MPH OR GREATER AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS ALOFT WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE FRIDAY, PARTICULARLY
OVER THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS.
DRY AIR WILL PUSH INTO THE REGION AND AID IN WARMING TEMPERATURES
ABOVE NORMAL, AND DROPPING MINIMUM AFTERNOON RH/S TO 5 TO 10 PERCENT.
SINCE 20 FOOT WIND SPEEDS AR EXPECTED TO BE 20 MPH OR GREATER FOR
SEVERAL HOURS, A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THESE AREAS.

AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL BEGIN TO APPROACH THE REGION
SATURDAY AND RESULT IN THE THE DRY, WARM AND WINDY CONDITIONS
SHIFTING FURTHER EASTWARD. THEREFORE, A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS
BEEN ISSUED SATURDAY FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST OF A SEMINOLE TO
KERMIT TO FORT DAVIS LINE.  THE UPPER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE BY TO
THE NORTH OF THE AREA SUNDAY AND LIKELY RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS AREAWIDE.

NMZ114-115-TXZ258-242130-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.A.0027.140425T1800Z-140426T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.A.0028.140426T1600Z-140427T0300Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
318 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS...


* WIND...FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE PLAINS...AND 20
                  TO 30 MPH IN THE MOUNTAINS.

        SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE
                   PLAINS...AND 30 TO 40 MPH IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* HUMIDITY...5 TO 10 PERCENT BOTH DAYS.

* 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.

&&

$$

TXZ045-050-057>060-067-074-242130-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.A.0028.140426T1600Z-140427T0300Z/
GAINES-ANDREWS-VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-WARD-
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-
418 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR LOCATIONS
ALONG AND WEST OF A SEMINOLE TO KERMIT TO FORT DAVIS LINE...

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 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.

&&

$$

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

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