Fort Stanton, NM

5:20 AM MDT on April 26, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Sierra Blanca Regional | | Change Station

Elev 6814 ft 33.46 °N, 105.53 °W | Updated 25 minutes ago

Clear
Clear
39 °F
Feels Like 30 °F
N
16
Wind Variable Wind from NW
Gusts 26 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.86 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Windchill 30 °F
Dew Point 23 °F
Humidity 52%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:18 AM 7:41 PM
Waning Crescent, 0% visible
METAR KSRR 261055Z AUTO 31014G23KT 10SM CLR 04/M05 A2986 RMK AO2
Pressure 29.86 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Windchill 30 °F
Dew Point 23 °F
Humidity 52%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:18 AM 7:41 PM
Waning Crescent, 0% visible
METAR KSRR 261055Z AUTO 31014G23KT 10SM CLR 04/M05 A2986 RMK AO2

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Watches & Warnings

High Wind Watch
Issued: 3:46 AM MDT Apr. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch in effect from Thursday morning through
Thursday evening...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a high
wind watch, which is in effect from Thursday morning through
Thursday evening.

* Location... Sandia, Manzano and south central mountains, central
and south Central Highlands, eastern Lincoln and southwest
Chaves counties.

* Winds... west to northwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts to around 60
mph.

* Timing... wind will strengthen through the morning, peak during
the afternoon and diminish Thursday evening.

* Visibility... locally reduced in dust prone locations.

* Local impacts... strong cross winds will impact north to south
oriented roads. Light weight and unsecured objects may become
airborne. Flimsy structures may topple over.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember, a high wind watch means conditions are favorable for a
potentially damaging high wind event in and close to the watch
area. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph
or more can lead to property damage. Monitor the latest forecasts
at weather.Gov/abq, listen to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite
media outlet.




Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 4:37 AM MDT Apr. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through
Thursday evening for relative humidity of 15% or less, 20' winds
of 20 mph or more, and high to extreme fire danger...

* wind... west 20 to 30 mph.

* Humidity... 10%.

* Fire danger... high to very high.

* 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.



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537 am CDT Wed Apr 26 2017 /437 am MDT Wed Apr 26 2017/

... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM CDT /noon MDT/ this
afternoon to 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/ this evening for relative
humidity of 15% or less, 20' winds of 20 mph or more, and high to
extreme fire danger...
... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through
Thursday evening for relative humidity of 15% or less, 20' winds
of 20 mph or more, and high to extreme fire danger...

* wind... today... northwest 20 to 25 mph. Thursday... above 5000
feet, west 25 to 35 mph increasing to 35 to 45 mph in the
afternoon. Below 5000 feet, west 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30
to 40 mph in the afternoon.

* Humidity... today... 10%. Thursday... 10 to 15%.

* Fire danger... high to extreme.

* 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 can contribute
to dangerous fire behavior.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.






343 am MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through
Thursday evening...

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

* Area and timing... Thursday afternoon and early evening for the
west Central Highlands, middle Rio Grande Valley, Sandia,
Manzano and Gallinas Mountains below 7500 feet, and the east
Central Plains where significant rainfall does not occur today.

* 20 foot winds... westerly 25 to 35 mph with gusts near 50 mph.
Winds may be locally higher near Clines Corners.

* Relative humidity... minimums between 10 and 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 Fire Weather Watch.



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206 PM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM MDT this evening
for strong winds and low relative humidities for fire weather
zones 055, 056, 111, 112, and 113...
... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through
Thursday evening for strong winds and low relative humidities...

The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has
issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from Thursday
afternoon through Thursday evening.

* Winds... west-southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts over 50 mph
through this evening and westerly at 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
40 mph on Thursday.

* Humidity... 9 to 15 percent.

* Highest threat Thursday... lowland locations south and east of a
line from Deming to Alamogordo.

* 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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.