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UPGRADED to Red Flag Warning: Critical Fire Conditions Possible Friday, June 27

Critical Fire Conditions Possible Friday...

.An Upper Level Trough Will Be Moving Across The Rockies On Friday
And Bring In Some Very Dry Air To The Region. In Addition To The Dry
Air...West Winds Of 20 To 25 Mph Are Possible As A Lee Trough
Sets Up Over Eastern New Mexico And Far West Texas. The Winds Combined
With Very Dry Air Will Create Critical Fire Weather Conditions.

 

Southwest Mountains-Southwest Deserts And Lowlands-
South Central Lowlands And Southern Rio Grande Valley-
Capitan And Sacramento Mountains-El Paso-Hudspeth-
218 Pm Mdt Wed Jun 25 2014

...Fire Weather Watch In Effect From Friday Morning Through
Friday Evening For Strong Winds And Low Humidity 

The National Weather Service In El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa Has
Issued A Fire Weather Watch...Which Is In Effect From Friday
Morning Through Friday Evening.

* Event: Fire Weather ...Zone 110 Southwest Mountains. Fire
Weather Zone 111 Southwest Deserts And Lowlands. Fire Weather
Zone 112 South Central Lowlands And Southern Rio Grande
Valley. Fire Weather Zone 113 Capitan And Sacramento
Mountains. Fire Weather Zone 055 El Paso...Fire Weather Zone
056 Hudspeth.

* Timing: ...11 Am To 10 Pm Friday.

* Wind: 20-Foot Winds Of 20 To 25 Mph With Gusts To 35 Mph.

* Humidity: 7 To 13 Percent.

* Impacts...Any Fires That Develop Will Likely Spread Rapidly.
Outdoor Burning Is Not Recommended.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...

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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