Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
415 AM 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...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT SUNDAY 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...

.WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING UPPER TROUGH
WILL INCREASE TODAY AND SUNDAY COMBINING WITH UNSEASONABLY WARM
TEMPERATURES... VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES... AND VERY HIGH FIRE
DANGER TO PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS PORTIONS
OF THE AREA TODAY AND ALL THE AREA TOMORROW.

TXZ045-046-058-122200-
/O.EXA.KMAF.FW.W.0029.140412T1700Z-140413T0300Z/
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.A.0024.140413T1400Z-140414T0500Z/
GAINES-DAWSON-REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-
415 AM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF THE UPPER
TRANS PECOS AND NORTHWEST PERMIAN BASIN...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR
PORTIONS OF THE UPPER TRANS PECOS AND NORTHWEST PERMIAN BASIN...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND/ODESSA HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 PM CDT
THIS EVENING.

* WIND...WEST 15 TO 25 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...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR.  LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

NMZ114-115-TXZ057-258-122200-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0029.140412T1700Z-140413T0300Z/
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.A.0024.140413T1400Z-140414T0500Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
415 AM CDT SAT APR 12 2014 /315 AM MDT SAT APR 12 2014/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT TODAY AND THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS... AND VAN HORN REGION...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS
AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS... SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
PLAINS... AND VAN HORN REGION....

* WIND...MOUNTAINS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH.
         PLAINS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 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.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR.  LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

TXZ047-048-050>053-059>063-067>070-074-075-079>082-122200-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.A.0024.140413T1400Z-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-
415 AM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR MOST OF
WEST TEXAS...

* WIND...WEST 15 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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