New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

Fire Weather Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Grant
  • Dona Ana
  • Luna
  • Otero
  • Lincoln
  • Sierra
  • Hidalgo

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-
723 AM MDT WED MAY 4 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND STRONG WINDS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055... 056...110...111...112 AND 113...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 111.
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113. FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 055. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH SOME GUST OF 45 TO
50 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...LOWEST HUMIDITIES WILL BE UNDER 10%

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH SOME DRY LIGHTNING
POSSIBLE MAINLY OVER THE MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN.

* IMPACTS...VERY STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN FIRES SPREADING
RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

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