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New Mexico, Northeast Highlands

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 8:00 PM MDT on April 22, 2014

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2014


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am to 8 PM MDT
Wednesday...

A red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am to 8 PM MDT
Wednesday.

* Area and timing... northeast Highlands and plains... east Central
Plains... Sandia/Manzano and Gallinas Mountains... and west
Central Highlands late Wednesday morning until around sunset.

* 20 foot winds... southwest and west 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45
mph. Strongest gusts expected east of the Central Mountain
chain.

* Relative humidity... 8 to 15 percent.

* 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 red flag warning.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:51 PM MDT on April 22, 2014


Preliminary rainfall reports across north and central New Mexico
for the last 12 hours.

... County... storm total time/date of
   location /inches/ measurement

... Colfax County...
   Angel Fire 0.09 915 am 4/22

... Harding County...
   Mills 6 WSW 0.12 420 PM 4/22

... Lincoln County...
   Arabela 12 ENE 0.14 420 PM 4/22
      - portable RAWS.

... Rio Arriba County...
   Tres Piedras 0.22 115 PM 4/22
   Canon Plaza 4 E 0.14 116 PM 4/22
      - jarita Mesa RAWS.

... San Miguel County...
   Manuelitas 2 WNW 0.30 915 am 4/22
   Mineral Hill 2 WNW 0.20 915 am 4/22

Preliminary peak non-thunderstorm wind gust reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 12 hours.

... County... Peak gust time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... Bernalillo County...
   Albuquerque 5 S 39 1256 PM 4/22
      - kabq ASOS.

... Chaves County...
   Dunken 2 NE 43 536 PM 4/22
      - Dunken RAWS.

... Colfax County...
   Angel Fire 2 NNW 40 315 PM 4/22
      - kaxx AWOS.

... De Baca County...
   Sumner Lake 1 NW 42 537 PM 4/22

... Lincoln County...
   oscuro 7 W 53 610 PM 4/22

... McKinley County...
   Gallup 3 WNW 46 550 PM 4/22
      - kgup ASOS.

... Quay County...
   Tucumcari 7 ENE 44 1058 am 4/22
      - ktcc ASOS.

... San Juan County...
   Farmington 2 W 46 1219 PM 4/22
      - kfmn ASOS.

... San Miguel County...
   Las Vegas 6 NE 51 244 PM 4/22
      - klvs ASOS.

... Sandoval County...
   Frijoles 49 608 PM 4/22
      - tower RAWS.
   Bernalillo 3 E 47 626 PM 4/22
   Cuba 9 SW 42 541 PM 4/22
      - Cuba RAWS.

... Santa Fe County...
   San Ildefonso Pueblo 6 WSW 41 100 PM 4/22

... Socorro County...
   Bosque del Apache Refuge 22 se 48 510 PM 4/22
   Contreras 1 ESE 40 311 PM 4/22
      - Sevilleta RAWS.

... Taos County...
   Taos 4 NNW 44 300 PM 4/22

... Union County...
   Clayton 2 ENE 45 125 PM 4/22
      - kcao ASOS.

... Valencia County...
   Belen 3 WSW 49 435 PM 4/22
      - ke80 AWOS.

Preliminary peak thunderstorm wind gust reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 12 hours.

... County... wind speed time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... Colfax County...
   Raton crews Airport 48.0 330 PM 4/22
      - krtn ASOS.

... Quay County...
   Tucumcari 7 ENE 61.0 1008 PM 4/22

Preliminary sustained wind reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 12 hours.

... County... wind speed time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... Colfax County...
   Raton crews Airport 37 330 PM 4/22
      - krtn ASOS.

... Valencia County...
   Belen 3 WSW 35 435 PM 4/22
      - ke80 AWOS.


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