Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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WWUS84 KMAF 211915
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
215 PM CDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS...20
FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE...AND HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR THE
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...

.AFTER GENERALLY POOR NOCTURNAL RECOVERY TONIGHT...DRY CONDITIONS
WILL CONTINUE IN THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS ON SUNDAY...WITH MIN RH/S
RANGING FROM 8 PERCENT ACROSS THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS TO AROUND 14
PERCENT TO THE NORTH. TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR NORMAL...BUT WEST
WINDS WILL INCREASE AS THE DRYLINE PUSHES EAST. 20 FOOT WINDS WILL
INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH BY THE AFTERNOON...RESULTING IN THE
DEVELOPMENT OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

NMZ114-TXZ258-221000-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.A.0028.160522T1800Z-160523T0300Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
215 PM CDT SAT MAY 21 2016 /115 PM MDT SAT MAY 21 2016/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR WARM...WINDY...AND DRY CONDITIONS IN THE
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...

* TEMPERATURES...NEAR NORMAL.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 14 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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