Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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RFWMAF

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
226 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE...RELATIVE
HUMIDITY OF 15 OR LESS...AND HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS...SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS...VAN HORN AND THE HIGHWAY
54 CORRIDOR...REEVES AND LOVING COUNTIES...AND PORTIONS OF THE
WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS...

.AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL PASS TO THE NORTH OF SOUTHEAST
NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS THURSDAY.  BREEZY WEST WINDS ROUNDING
THE BASE OF THIS STORM SYSTEM MAY MIX DOWN TO THE SURFACE AND...
COMBINED WITH VERY DRY AIR AND HIGH FIRE DANGER...RESULT IN
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THURSDAY AND THURSDAY EVENING.

NMZ114-115-TXZ045-046-050-057>059-258-011200-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.A.0002.150402T1600Z-150403T0500Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-GAINES-DAWSON-ANDREWS-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
226 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /126 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS...VAN HORN
AND THE HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR...REEVES AND LOVING COUNTIES...AND
PORTIONS OF THE WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS...

* WIND...MOUNTAINS...WEST 20 TO 35 MPH.  PLAINS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 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.

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

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