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New Mexico, Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:05 PM MDT on May 24, 2016

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on May 25, 2016


... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Wednesday for
strong winds and low relative humidity...

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 The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Wind... southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* Humidity... 6 to 12 percent.

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

* Areas from the New Mexico bootheel northeast into western Sierra
County will experience the strongest winds and the most critical
conditions.

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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