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New Mexico, Far Northwest Highlands

Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 3:56 AM MDT on April 21, 2014

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2014


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
Tuesday evening...
... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Wednesday morning through
Wednesday evening...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Fire
Weather Watch... which is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
Tuesday evening. A Fire Weather Watch has also been issued from
Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening.

* Area and timing... northwest plateau and Highlands as well as the
middle Rio Grande Valley. Critical conditions expected to
develop early Tuesday afternoon then persist until around
sunset. Critical conditions expected to redevelop by late
Wednesday morning and persist until early evening.

* 20 foot winds... south to southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
around 40 mph Tuesday afternoon. Southwest to west 20 to 30 mph
with gusts to 40 mph Wednesday afternoon.

* Relative humidity... ranging from 10 to 15 percent Tuesday
afternoon and 8 to 12 percent Wednesday afteernoon.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Fire Weather Watch.






356 am MDT Mon Apr 21 2014

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Wednesday morning through
Wednesday evening...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Fire
Weather Watch... which is in effect from Wednesday morning through
Wednesday evening.

* Area and timing... all of northern and central New
Mexico... excluding areas with snow pack. Critical conditions are
expected to develop by late Wednesday morning and persist until
around sunset.

* 20 foot winds... southwest to west 20 to 35 mph with gusts to
around 45 mph. Strongest gusts expected from the Central
Mountain chain over the eastern plains.

* Relative humidity... ranging from 8 to 12 percent at the lower
elevations and Central Mountain chain south of Interstate 40.
Ranging from 10 to 20 percent northwest and Sangre de Cristo
Mountains.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Fire Weather Watch.





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