Fire Weather Watch for Saturday 052221

fire weather watch 052221Critical fire weather for the Gila on Saturday... .Min RH values will be in the the lower teens with winds 20 to 25 mph, which will lead to critical fire weather conditions on Saturday afternoon. The winds will be the strongest along mountain gaps and exposed ridge lines.

NEW.KEPZ.FW.A.0015.210522T1700Z-210523T0300Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/GILA NF/APACHE NF/GLZ-
127 PM MDT Thu May 20 2021

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 110...

The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has
issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from Saturday
morning through Saturday evening.

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Red Flag Warning for Monday 051021

fire weather watch 050821NEAR CRITICAL TO CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS FOR MONDAY... .Very dry air with Minimum RH values in the single digits, ongoing drought conditions, and winds around 20 MPH will create high to very high fire danger for portions of southwest and south central New Mexico.

RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM MDT MONDAY FOR
VERY DRY CONDITIONS AND GUSTY WINDS FOR NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 110, 111, 112, AND 113...

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UPDATED to Red Flag Warning 050821

fire weather watch 050821Critical Fire Weather Conditions Possible on Saturday... .The approach of an upper trough on Saturday brings very dry weather and gusty southwesterly winds for southern New Mexico. Minimum relative humidity will drop to the single digits, while winds will be above 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. The most affected areas will be southwest New Mexico east of the Continental Divide and moving to the northeast along the Rio Grande Valley, and the Sacramento Mountains. Currently, we are uncertain about the fuel moisture levels in Texas due to the precipitation expected this afternoon and evening. If the area does not receive enough precipitation, the Texas zones will be added to the product as they meet the wind and humidity criteria.

NMZ110>113-072100-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.A.0013.210508T1800Z-210509T0200Z/
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 BLM/GLZ-

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Red flag warning this afternoon 050321

red flag warning 050321CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS EXPECTED MONDAY AFTERNOON... .A passing upper level trough will again help generate a bout of enhanced winds Monday afternoon. While wind speeds will be much less than Sunday, they will still be strong enough that when combined with very low RH values, critical fire weather conditions will occur.

NMZ111-112-031815-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.W.0022.210503T2000Z-210504T0100Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111
SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS/LAS CRUCES BLM/GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
408 AM MDT Mon May 3 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 111 AND 112...

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Wind Advisory 050221

wind advisory 050221Southern 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-Otero Mesa-Western El Paso County-
Salt Basin-Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
Including the cities of 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,

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UPDATED to Red Flag Warning for Sunday, 050221

fire weather watch 033021
CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY... .A potent upper level system will combine with a strong surface system to produce gusty winds across the region. Windy and very dry conditions will make for critical fire weather on Sunday across all of south central New Mexico and Far West Texas. Winds of 20 to 25 mph with gusts 35 to 40 mph and min RH values near 10 percent will lead to high fire danger. Dry and susceptible fuels will be especially prone to rapid and uncontrollable fire growth.

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 BLM/GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112
SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY/BLM/GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113
CAPITAN AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
EL PASO COUNTY-TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
HUDSPETH COUNTY-

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Wind Advisory today 042621

wind advisory 042621Southern 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-
Central Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Including the cities of 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, Alamogordo, Tularosa,
White Sands National Park, Mescalero, Timberon, and Mountain Park
318 AM MDT Mon Apr 26 2021

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UPDATED: Red Flag Warning for Monday 042621

fire weather watch 033021CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS FOR MONDAY... .Increasing winds and very dry conditions will make for critical fire weather on Monday. Winds of 20 to 25 MPH with gusts over 35 MPH and min RH values near 10 percent will lead to a high fire danger. The strongest winds will be across Southwest and South Central New Mexico, while critical conditions will be more confined to the higher elevations of El Paso and Hudspeth Counties. Dry and susceptible fuels will be especially prone to rapid and uncontrollable fire growth.

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