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New Mexico, Central Lea County

Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:57 AM MDT on May 24, 2016

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on May 24, 2016


... Red flag warning in effect this afternoon and 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 and
southeast New Mexico plains...

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
Wednesday 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 and southeast New Mexico plains...

The National Weather Service in Midland/Odessa has issued a Fire
Weather Watch... which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon
through Wednesday evening.

* Temperatures... around 10 degrees above normal.

* Wind... southwest 20 to 30 mph with higher gusts.

* Humidity... 5 to 7 percent today. 5 to 9 percent Wednesday.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... .or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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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