Red Flag Warning 050122

fire weather watch 032022CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY AND SUNDAY FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS... .A very dry air mass will remain in place. Coupled with critically dry fuels and increasing winds Sunday afternoon, critical fire weather conditions are expected across much of south-central New Mexico.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

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Fire Weather Watch for Sunday, 050122

fire weather watch 050122 1fire weather watch 050122 2CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY AND SUNDAY FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS... .Very dry air remains in place, and breezy winds will continue this afternoon. Thus elevated to critical fire weather conditions are expected across much of south-central New Mexico and far west Texas today. Breezy winds and critically dry fuels will increase the risk for rapid fire spread. Another upper level storm system will approach the region on Sunday to give us another windy day with critical fire weather conditions.

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Red Flag Warning 042922

red flag warning 2 042822CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS... .Very dry air and breezy winds will continue through Thursday evening. Very dry air remains, and thus critical fire weather is expected across much of southwestern and south-central New Mexico plus far west Texas. Additionally, very dry and breezy conditions will develop again on Friday that will create critical fire weather for far west Texas and south-central New Mexico. Breezy winds and critically dry fuels will increase the risk for rapid fire spread.

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 056,
112, AND 113... ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 6 PM
MDT FRIDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 056, 112, AND 113...

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Red Flag Warning 042822

red flag warning 042822red flag warning 2 042822CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS... .Very dry air and breezy west winds will develop on Thursday and continue through the evening hours. Very dry air remains, and thus critical fire weather is expected across much of southwestern and south-central New Mexico in addition to far west Texas. The strongest winds will be west of the Rio Grande Valley. Breezy winds and critically dry fuels will increase the risk for rapid fire spread.

RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055, 056, 110, 111,
112, AND 113...

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Red Flag Warning - area extended 042722

red flag warning extended 042722CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WEDNESDAY FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS... .Dry air will push into the region from the west beginning Wednesday morning. By Wednesday afternoon RH's will drop to around 10% for much of souther west New Mexico. Winds will also be gusty in the Gila Region and the New Mexico Bootheel on Wednesday afternoon, so we will see elevated to critical fire weather conditions for severed hours. We will see winds speeds of 20 to 30 mph which will drop off around sunset on Wednesday. Strong winds and critically dry fuels will increase the risk for rapid fire spread.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111...

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Red Flag Warning 042722

fire weather warningCRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WEDNESDAY FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS... .Dry air will push into the region from the west beginning Wednesday morning. By Wednesday afternoon RH's will drop to around 10% for much of souther west New Mexico. Winds will also be gusty in the Gila Region on Wednesday afternoon, so we will see elevated to critical fire weather conditions for severed hours on Wednesday. We will see winds speeds of 20 to 30 mph which will drop off around sunset on Wednesday. Strong winds and critically dry fuels will increase the risk for rapid fire spread.

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High winds expected with blowing dust

Travel Advisory for Southern New Mexico 

DEMING - The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will be monitoring roadway conditions with law enforcement as high wind advisories have been issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) on Apr. 22, 2022, briefing from NWS attached with Press Release. 

The NMDOT would like to remind the traveling public, blowing dust can escalate to blinding dust storms as they move quickly through remote areas. If you must travel, we recommend you monitor local forecast conditions prior to starting your trip and visit our web site as roadway conditions may change quickly throughout New Mexico.

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Wind Advisory 042222 - 1

high wind warning042222Upper Gila River Valley-Otero Mesa-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-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 Cliff, Buckhorn, Gila Hot Springs,
Mule Creek, Crow Flats, Hueco Tanks, Loma Linda, Cornudas,
Dell City, Salt Flat, Sierra Blanca, Fabens, Fort Hancock,
Tornillo, and Indian Hot Springs
428 AM MDT Fri Apr 22 2022

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

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