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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.






Public Information Statement

Statement as of 8:03 PM MDT on April 25, 2017

Expires 10:03 AM EDT on April 26, 2017


The following is a list of significant weather reports from the storm
that has been affecting our area. This summary includes both official
and unofficial observations. Appreciation is extended to cocorahs
precipitation observers... citizen weather observers (cwop)... Skywarn
spotters... ttu West Texas mesonet... Dona Ana County flood
commission... nm environment dept... tceq... and other network operators
for sharing their data. This summary can also be found on our web
Page at weather.Gov/elpaso

***********************peak wind gust***********************

Location Max wind time/date comments
                        gust of
                         mph measurement

New Mexico

... Dona Ana County...
   San Augustin Pass 87 415 PM 4/25 elev 5902 ft wmsr
   Twin Peaks 72 451 PM 4/25 elev 4774 ft cwop
   wsmr main Post 1 se 61 600 PM 4/25 elev 4275 ft wsmr
   San Augustin Pass 5 60 140 PM 4/25 elev 5046 ft wsmr
   Condron field 57 735 PM 4/25 elev 3914 ft wsmr
   Las Cruces 6 WSW 57 700 PM 4/25 elev 4199 ft nmed
   wsmr main Post 18 NE 56 1250 PM 4/25 elev 3951 ft wsmr
   wsmr main Post 1 se 56 310 PM 4/25 elev 4190 ft wsmr
   klru 55 535 PM 4/25 elev 4455 ft AWOS
   Chaparral 2 E 55 200 PM 4/25 elev 4100 ft nmed
   wsmr main Post 55 145 PM 4/25 elev 4242 ft wsmr
   Las Cruces 10 NE 53 600 PM 4/25 elev 4450 ft nmed
   Santa Teresa 5 WNW 53 434 PM 4/25 elev 4115 ft rsois
   wsmr main Post 6 ESE 53 400 PM 4/25 elev 4006 ft wsmr
   Dripping Springs 52 226 PM 4/25 elev 5885 ft RAWS
   Organ 11 NE 50 401 PM 4/25 elev 6138 ft RAWS
   Santa Teresa 5 SW 49 300 PM 4/25 elev 4100 ft nmed
   Jornada range 5 se 48 500 PM 4/25 elev 4360 ft scan
   Las Cruces 4 NNE 48 438 PM 4/25 elev 4237 ft AWS
   Northrup strip 11 SW 47 545 am 4/25 elev 4321 ft wsmr
   La Union 3 se 47 500 PM 4/25 elev 3810 ft nmed
   Sunland Park 47 700 PM 4/25 elev 3860 ft nmed
   Las Cruces 1 E 46 556 PM 4/25 elev 3996 ft AWS
   Santa Teresa 5 WNW 46 426 PM 4/25 elev 4117 ft AWS

... Grant County...
   Faywood 48 136 PM 4/25 elev 5205 ft cwop
   Redrock 12 E 47 559 PM 4/25 elev 6965 ft RAWS
   ksvc 47 1155 am 4/25 elev 5443 ft AWOS

... Hidalgo County...
   Hachita 15 SSW 63 540 am 4/25 elev 4291 ft RAWS
   Road Forks 5 NE 56 149 PM 4/25 elev 4149 ft nmdot
   Road Forks 6 NE 52 209 PM 4/25 elev 4148 ft nmdot
   Rodeo 3 NE 47 1007 am 4/25 elev 4131 ft cwop

... Luna County...
   kdmn 56 406 PM 4/25 ASOS
   Deming 2 se 50 500 PM 4/25 elev 4308 ft nmed

... Otero County...
   Mayhill 3 NW 67 1240 PM 4/25 elev 7160 ft wxund
   Sunspot 1 S 54 509 PM 4/25 elev 9190 ft wxund
   Orogrande 4 NW 51 525 PM 4/25 elev 4183 ft wsmr
   Cloudcroft 51 1239 am 4/25 elev 8670 ft AWS
   Mayhill 1 NNE 49 1001 am 4/25 elev 6471 ft RAWS
   Sixteen Springs 49 122 PM 4/25 elev 7377 ft cwop
   Orogrande 28 ENE 49 337 PM 4/25 elev 4886 ft RAWS
   Sunspot 49 510 PM 4/25 elev 9255 ft wsmr
   kalm 48 215 PM 4/25 elev 4196 ft AWOS
   Tularosa 19 WNW 47 700 PM 4/25 elev 4025 ft wsmr
   Tularosa 9 W 46 335 PM 4/25 elev 4050 ft wsmr
   Mescalero 46 341 am 4/25 elev 6227 ft RAWS
   Sunspot 1 S 45 515 PM 4/25 elev 9082 ft RAWS

... Sierra County...
   Engle 26 NE 55 235 PM 4/25 elev 5124 ft wsmr
   Tularosa 22 NW 49 355 PM 4/25 elev 4085 ft wsmr
   Northrup strip 16 nn 46 405 PM 4/25 elev 4058 ft wsmr
   Hillsboro 45 130 PM 4/25 elev 5270 ft epzwxn

Texas

... El Paso County...
   El Paso 5 NE 60 134 PM 4/25 elev 3996 ft AWS
   kelp 57 556 PM 4/25 ASOS
   El Paso 10 NNE 57 400 PM 4/25 elev 3958 ft tceq
   El Paso 13 NNE 56 448 PM 4/25 elev 4055 ft AWS
   El Paso 6 NE 56 316 am 4/25 elev 3905 ft AWS
   El Paso 2 WNW 52 300 PM 4/25 elev 3799 ft tceq
   El Paso 5 ENE 48 300 PM 4/25 elev 3740 ft tceq
   El Paso 9 NW 48 221 PM 4/25 elev 3957 ft AWS
   El Paso 3 E 47 216 PM 4/25 elev 3706 ft AWS
   El Paso 9 SW 47 300 PM 4/25 elev 3661 ft tceq
   El Paso 8 NW 46 500 PM 4/25 elev 4101 ft tceq
   El Paso 5 ESE 46 300 PM 4/25 elev 3681 ft tceq
   El Paso 15 ENE 46 601 PM 4/25 elev 4065 ft AWS
   El Paso 7 NNE 46 217 PM 4/25 elev 4099 ft AWS
   El Paso 11 se 45 346 PM 4/25 elev 3678 ft AWS
   El Paso 6 NW 45 457 PM 4/25 elev 3745 ft cwop
   Socorro 1 N 45 400 PM 4/25 elev 3639 ft tceq

... Hudspeth County...
   Dell City 1 N 53 137 PM 4/25 elev 3708 ft wtmeso
   Sierra Blanca 1 SSE 48 453 PM 4/25 elev 4560 ft wtmeso


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