Eastern Black Range Foothills Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 1:53 PM MDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM MDT Monday for
strong winds and low relative humidities for fire weather zones
055, 056, 111, 112, and 113...

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
early Tuesday evening for strong winds and low relative humidities
for fire weather zones 055, 056, 111, 112, and 113...

The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has
issued a red flag warning, which is in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM
MDT Monday. A Fire Weather Watch has also been issued. This Fire
Weather Watch is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through early Tuesday
evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Wind Monday and Tuesday... west-southwest 20 to 30 mph with
gusts to 45 mph.

* Humidity Monday... 5 to 8 percent.
* Humidity Tuesday... 7 to 11 percent lowlands. 12 to 15 percent
Sacramento Mountains.

* Highest threat Monday... is located west of a line from
Alamogordo to El Paso.
* Highest threat Tuesday... is located south and east of a line
from Truth or Consequences to Deming to Animas.

* 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.







153 PM MDT sun Apr 23 2017

... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM MDT Monday for
high winds and low relative humidity for fire weather zone 110...

The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has
issued a red flag warning, which is in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM
MDT Monday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Wind... west-southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* Humidity... 9 to 12 percent.

* Highest threat... is along ridgelines... through passes and gaps
and down east slopes where wind speeds will be highest.

* 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.


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