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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 2:06 PM MDT on April 25, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on April 27, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM MDT this evening
for strong winds and low relative humidities for fire weather
zones 055, 056, 111, 112, and 113...
... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through
Thursday evening for strong winds and low relative humidities...

The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has
issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from Thursday
afternoon through Thursday evening.

* Winds... west-southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts over 50 mph
through this evening and westerly at 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
40 mph on Thursday.

* Humidity... 9 to 15 percent.

* Highest threat Thursday... lowland locations south and east of a
line from Deming to Alamogordo.

* 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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