New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

Red Flag Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Northwest Plateau
  • West Central Highlands
  • Middle Rio Grande Valley
  • North Central Mountains

Red Flag Warning Remains In Effect From 11 Am To 9 Pm Mdt
Thursday
A Red Flag Warning Remains In Effect From 11 Am To 9 Pm Mdt
Thursday.
- Area And Timing This Includes The North Central Mountains
And West Central Highlands Below Below Significant Snow Pack As
Well As The Rio Grande Valley Late Thursday Morning Through
Early Evening.
- 20 Foot Winds Westerly 20 To 30 Mph With Gusts To 45 Mph.
- Relative Humidity Minimums Between 5 And 8 Percent Lowlands
And 9 To 15 Percent Highlands.
- 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.

Red Flag Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • East Central Plains
  • Sandia Manzano And Gallinas Mountains
  • Northwest Highlands
  • Northeast Plains
  • Northeast Highlands

Red Flag Warning Remains In Effect From Noon Today To 7 Pm Mdt
This Evening
Red Flag Warning Remains In Effect From 11 Am To 9 Pm Mdt
Thursday
A Red Flag Warning Remains In Effect From Noon Today To 7 Pm Mdt
This Evening. A Red Flag Warning Remains In Effect From 11 Am To
9 Pm Mdt Thursday.
- Area And Timing This Includes The Northeast And East Central
Plains As Well As The Northeast Highlands And Sandia Manzano
And Gallinas Mountains Below Significant Snow Pack Both
Wednesday And Thursday Afternoon/s To Early Evening.
- 20 Foot Winds On Wednesday Westerly 20 To 25 Mph With
Gusts To 35 Mph Increasing To 20 To 30 Mph With Gusts To 45
Mph On Thursday.
- Relative Humidity Minimums Between 10 To 15 Percent
Wednesday And 6 To 15 Percent Thursday.
- 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.

Red Flag Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Southwest Mountains
  • Southwest Deserts and Lowlands
  • South Central Lowlands And Southern Rio Grande Valley
  • Capitan And Sacramento Mountains

Red Flag Warning In Effect From Noon To 9 Pm Mdt Thursday For
Strong Winds And Low Humidity For Fire Weather Zones 055 056
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The National Weather Service In El Paso Tx/santa Teresa Has
Issued A Red Flag Warning Which Is In Effect From Noon To 9 Pm
Mdt Thursday. The Fire Weather Watch Is No Longer In Effect.

- Timing: Noon Through 9 Pm Thursday Evening.
- Wind: West Winds Of 20 To 30 Mph With Gusts Over 40 Mph.
- Humidity: 5 To 13 Percent.
- Impacts: Any Fires That Develop Will Likely Spread Rapidly.
Outdoor Burning Is Not Recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Red Flag Warning Means That Critical Fire Weather Conditions
Are Either Occurring Now Or Will Shortly. A Combination Of
Strong Winds Low Relative Humidity And Warm Temperatures Will
Create Extreme Fire Growth Potential.

Red Flag Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Durango Forecast Area

Red Flag Warning Remains In Effect From Noon To 9 Pm Mdt
Thursday For Gusty Winds Low Humidity And Dry Fuels For Fire
Weather Zone 207 Below 8000 Feet
Red Flag Warning For This Evening Has Expired For Fire Weather
Zone 207 Below 8000 Feet
- Affected Area In Colorado Fire Weather Zone 207 Durango
Forecast Area.
- Wind Southwest From 20 To 30 Mph With Gusts To 45 Mph Will
Redevelop By Midday Thursday And Continue Through Thursday
Evening.
- Humidity 10 To 15 Percent By Thursday Afternoon.
- Impacts The Combination Of Dry Fuels Low Humidities And
Gusty Surface Winds Will Make Any Fires Difficult To Control.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Red Flag Warning Means That Critical Fire Weather Conditions
Are Either Occurring Now Or Will Shortly. A Combination Of
Strong Winds Low Relative Humidity And Warm Temperatures Can
Contribute To Extreme Fire Behavior.
Please Advise The Appropriate Officials And Affected Field
Personnel Of This Red Flag Warning.

High Wind Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Guadalupe Mountains
  • Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County

High Wind Watch Remains In Effect From Thursday Morning
Through Thursday Evening
- Event High Wind.
- Timing Thursday Morning Through Early Thursday Evening.
- Winds West 35 To 50 Mph With Gusts To 65 Mph.
- Impacts High Profile Vehicles May Have Difficulty Driving
Through The Pass. Low Flying Light Aircraft Should Avoid
Flying Across The Mountains Severe Turbulence Will Be
Possible.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A High Wind Watch Means There Is The Potential For A Hazardous
High Wind Event. Sustained Winds Of At Least 40 Mph Or Gusts Of
58 Mph Or Stronger May Occur. Continue To Monitor The Latest
Forecasts.

Fire Weather Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor
  • Andrews
  • Gaines
  • Southeast Plains
  • Guadalupe Mountains
  • Guadalupe Mountains

Fire Weather Watch Remains In Effect From Thursday Morning
Through Thursday Evening For Gusty Winds And Low Humidity For The
Guadalupe Mountains Southeast New Mexico Plains Van Horn And The
Highway 54 Corridor Reeves And Loving Counties And Portions Of
The Western Low Rolling Plains
- Wind Mountains .thursday West 20 To 25 Mph Increasing To
Southwest 30 To 40 Mph In The Afternoon. Thursday Evening West
25 To 40 Mph. Plains Southwest 20 To 30 Mph.
- Humidity 5 To 10 Percent.
- Impacts Any Fires That Develop Will Likely Spread 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.

Fire Weather Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Yoakum
  • Cochran
  • Parmer

Fire Weather Watch Remains In Effect From Thursday Afternoon
Through Thursday Evening For The Far Southern Texas
Panhandle South Plains And Rolling Plains For Relative
Humidities Below 15 Percent Wind Speeds In Excess Of 20 Mph At
The 20 Foot Level And A High Fire Danger
- Affected Area The Far Southern Texas Panhandle South Plains
And Rolling Plains.
- Wind Sustained From The Southwest At 20 To 30 Mph.
- Humidity 5 To 15 Percent.
- Fuels Dry And Cured.
- Timing From Midday Through Mid-evening.
- Impacts Any Fires That Develop Will Likely Spread Rapidly.
Outdoor Burning Is Highly Discouraged.
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.