Far Northeast Highlands Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:22 PM MST Feb. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon to 6 PM MST
Wednesday...
... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 7 PM MST Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from noon to 7 PM MST Thursday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Area and timing... northeast Highlands and eastern plains both
Wednesday and Thursday afternoons as well as into early Thursday
evening.

* 20 foot winds... west 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 mph
Wednesday. West 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph Thursday.

* Relative humidity... minimum values of 5 to 12 percent. Lowest
values across the northeast on Wednesday and east central and
southeast plains on 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.