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High Wind warning in Hidalgo, Luna and Dona Ana counties 032317

ROADWAY NOW OPEN 2:20 P.M. ROAD CLOSURE: DEMING TO COLUMBUS

NM 11 from Deming to Columbus is closed due to high winds , blowing dust and zero visibility.

 WEATHER ADVISORY:

High wind warning in Luna County, visibility is low due to blowing dust. High profile vehicles please use caution. The NMDOT will continue monitoring the roadway. This event will be updated as conditions change.

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High wind warning in Hidalgo County 032217

WEATHER ADVISORY:
High wind warning in Hidalgo County, visibility is low due to blowing dust. High profile vehicles please use caution. The NMDOT will continue monitoring the roadway. This event will be updated as conditions change.

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Wind advisory in effect from noon-8 p.m. Thursday 032317

Wind advisory in effect from noon-8 p.m. Thursday 032317

Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Western El Paso County-
Including the cities of Cliff, Buckhorn, Gila Hot Springs,
Mule Creek, Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston, Fort Bayard,
Mimbres, Hurley, Faywood, Grant County Airport, Lordsburg,
Red Rock, Virden, Antelope Wells, Animas, Hachita, Cloverdale,
Deming, Columbus, Hillsboro, Winston, Truth Or Consequences,
Derry, Spaceport, Garfield, Hatch, Radium Springs, Las Cruces,
Vado, Sunland Park, Alamogordo, Tularosa, White Sands Monument,
Downtown El Paso, West El Paso, and Upper Valley
1206 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017-- Continue reading

Red Flag warning in effect this afternoon 032217

Red Flag warning in effect this afternoon 032217

Critical Fire Conditions Expected Wednesday And Thursday Afternoons...

An approaching strong Pacific trough aloft with its associated cold front will approach the west coast overnight and move into the central and southern Rockies Thursday.

This will result in gusty 20-ft winds with sustained speeds 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph or more across southwest New Mexico Wednesday afternoon. On Thursday...strong gusty 20-ft winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph or more will mainly be concentrated to the lowlands east of the Continental Divide. With high or greater fire dangers in place across all of southern New Mexico and far west Texas...very low fuel moistures in place and lowland minimum relative humidities OF 8% to 15% expected...there is an increasing risk in the development of critical fire conditions in these areas Wednesday and Thursday.

New Mexico Fire Weather Zone 110
Southwest Mountains/gila Nf/apache Nf/glz-
New Mexico Fire Weather Zone 111
Southwest Deserts And Lowlands/las Cruces 
601 Am Mdt Wed Mar 22 2017

Red Flag Warning In Effect From 2 Pm This Afternoon To 7 Pm
Mdt This Evening For High Fire Danger...low Relative Humidity...
And Strong Winds For Fire Weather Zones 110 And 111...-- Continue reading

Critical Fire Conditions Wednesday afternoon 032217

Critical Fire Conditions Wednesday afternoon 032217

Critical fire conditions expected Wednesday and Thursday afternoons.

An approaching strong Pacific trough aloft with its associated cold front will approach the west coast overnight and move into the central and southern Rockies Thursday. This will result
in gusty 20-ft winds with sustained speeds 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph or more across southwest New Mexico Wednesday
afternoon. On Thursday...strong gusty 20-ft winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph or more will mainly be concentrated to the
lowlands east of the Continental Divide. With high or greater fire dangers in place across all of southern New Mexico and far west
Texas...very low fuel moistures in place and lowland minimum relative humidities to 10% to 15% expected...there is an increasing risk in the development of critical fire conditions in
these areas Wednesday and Thursday.

Fire Weather Watch In Effect From Wednesday Afternoon Through Early Wednesday Evening For 20-foot Winds Over 20 Mph And Relative Humidities Under 15% For Fire Weather Zones 110 And 111...

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
Wednesday evening.-- Continue reading

Oklahoma Fires 030917

Currently, the Starbuck, 283, and Selmon fires are being managed under the NW Oklahoma Complex Fires. The Southern Area Red Incident Management Team will assume command of these fires at 7am on March 10, 2017.

Basic Information

Current as of 3/9/2017, 1:12:49 PM

Incident Type Wildfire

Cause Unknown

Date of Origin Tuesday March 07, 2017 approx. 12:30 AM

Location two miles west of Gate, OK-- Continue reading

Area extended for wind advisory 030617

Area extended for wind advisory 030617

Windy Across Southern New Mexico Today...

.An upper level disturbance with a weak cold front will move
across southern New Mexico later this morning and afternoon
bringing windy conditions to the area. West winds will have
sustained speeds of 20 to 30 mph. Wind gusts up to 50 mph are
possible over exposed terrain. The winds will diminish around
sunset as the disturbance and front move east of the area.


Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-Eastern Black Range Foothills-
Southern Tularosa Basin-Eastern/Central El Paso County--- Continue reading

Red Flag warning from 1-7 p.m. Monday, 030617

Red Flag warning from 1-7 p.m. Monday, 030617

Dry and windy conditions expected Monday ...central and southern Rockies. Approach of this feature will lead to the development of strong surface low pressure over thewestern high plains Monday...with a tight pressure gradient across New Mexico and west Texas at that time. Mix down of these winds aloft and increasing winds near the surface...will generate strong west to southwest 20 ft winds over the area. With high or greater fire dangers...minimum relative humidities and very low fuel moistures expected...the development of critical fireconditions is likely Monday afternoon into early Monday evening.

752 AM MST Sun Mar 5 2017

Red Flag warning in effect from 1-7 p.m. MST Monday for sustained 20 mile per hour and low relative humidities for fire weather zones 055,056, 111 and 112-- Continue reading

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