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High Wind Watch


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
127 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...

.An upper level storm system will pass over the region on Sunday,
resulting in strong westerly winds across the Guadalupe
Mountains.

NMZ027-TXZ258-261100-
/O.CON.KMAF.HW.A.0014.170326T1600Z-170327T0200Z/
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
1227 PM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...Sunday morning through Sunday evening.

* WINDS...West 35 to 45 with gusts to around 60 mph.

* IMPACTS...Winds will be particularly hazardous at higher
  elevations where the strongest winds are likely to occur. Be
  especially careful driving in these mountainous areas as these
  winds could make driving difficult for motorists driving high
  profile vehicles such as campers, vans and tractor trailers.

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.

&&

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Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
246 PM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE EAST
CENTRAL PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

.Excellent mixing combined with a deepening surface low over the
Oklahoma and Texas panhandles will result in strong westerly winds
Sunday afternoon. Additionally, humidities will drop below 15
percent as temperatures rise above normal. A cold front will slide
southward across the plains in the evening which will cool
temperatures, raise humidities and mitigate critical fire weather
concerns.

NMZ108-261300-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0015.170326T1800Z-170327T0000Z/
East Central Plains-
246 PM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Fire
Weather Watch...which is in effect Sunday afternoon.

* AREA AND TIMING...East Central Plains between noon and 6 pm.
  The greatest concern exists across De Baca, Curry and Roosevelt
  counties.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...Westerly 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 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 Fire Weather Watch.

&&

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
214 PM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY RETURN OVER SOUTHERN
AREAS SUNDAY...

.An upper level trough will be moving across the Rockies on
Sunday which will bring a return to breezy to windy conditions
across the region. The strongest winds will occur over the
southern areas from Luna county east into southeast Otero and
Hudspeth counties. These winds will combine with minimum relative
humidities from 9 to 15 percent to create critical fire weather
conditions.

NMZ111-112-TXZ055-056-261400-
/O.CON.KEPZ.FW.A.0007.170326T2000Z-170327T0200Z/
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-
TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055
 EL PASO COUNTY-TEXAS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
 HUDSPETH COUNTY-
214 PM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055, 056, 111, AND 112...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 111. Fire weather zone 112.
  Fire weather zone 055. Fire weather zone 056.

* WIND...West around 20 mph.

* HUMIDITY...9 to 15 percent.

* HIGHEST THREAT...is located south 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 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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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
259 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

TXZ027>031-033>037-039>043-261100-
/O.CON.KLUB.FW.A.0008.170326T1800Z-170327T0100Z/
Bailey-Lamb-Hale-Floyd-Motley-Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-Crosby-
Dickens-Yoakum-Terry-Lynn-Garza-Kent-
259 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT ON SUNDAY FROM 1 PM UNTIL
8 PM FOR THE SOUTH PLAINS AND ADJACENT ROLLING PLAINS FOR 20-FOOT
WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE...RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 15 % OR LESS AND
A VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

* Wind...Westerly at 20 to 30 mph.

* Humidity...10 to 15 %.

* Fuels...Extremely dry.

* Impacts...Any fires that develop can spread rapidly. Outdoor
  burning is discouraged.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Monitor later forecasts and possible Red
Flag Warnings.

&&

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
208 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
EARLY SUNDAY EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20
FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MUCH OF WEST TEXAS...

.Another upper-level storm system will pass north of the region
Sunday, resulting in windy conditions and low relative humidity
to produce another round of critical fire weather. Moisture
return tonight will be poor to fair and fuels will remain very
dry.

NMZ114-115-TXZ057>061-067-068-074-075-080-081-258-261000-
/O.EXT.KMAF.FW.A.0011.170326T1700Z-170327T0100Z/
Guadalupe Mountains-Southeast Plains-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Loving-Winkler-Ector-Ward-
Crane-Davis/Apache Mountains Area-Pecos-Marfa Plateau-
Big Bend Area-
208 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017 /108 PM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FOOT WINDS
OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

* HUMIDITY...5 to 15%.

* WIND...Mountains...West 20 to 35 mph with higher gusts.
  Plains...West 20 to 30 mph with higher gusts.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
208 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
EARLY SUNDAY EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20
FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MUCH OF WEST TEXAS...

.Another upper-level storm system will pass north of the region
Sunday, resulting in windy conditions and low relative humidity
to produce another round of critical fire weather. Moisture
return tonight will be poor to fair and fuels will remain very
dry.

TXZ045>048-050>053-062-063-069-070-261000-
/O.EXB.KMAF.FW.A.0011.170326T1700Z-170327T0100Z/
Gaines-Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-
Midland-Glasscock-Upton-Reagan-
208 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
EARLY SUNDAY EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20
FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

* HUMIDITY...9 to 15%.

* WIND...Mountains...West 25 to 35 mph with higher gusts in the afternoon.
  Plains...West 20 to 30 mph with higher gusts.

* 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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
622 PM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

COZ058>089-093>099-261300-
Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Ft-
Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Ft-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Ft-
Central Chaffee County Below 9000 Ft-
Western Mosquito Range/East Chaffee County above 9000Ft-
Saguache County West of Continental Divide Below 10000 Ft-
Saguache County East of Continental Divide below 10000 Ft-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Del Norte Vicinity/Northern San Luis Valley Below 8500 Ft-
Alamosa  Vicinity/Central San Luis Valley Below 8500 Ft-
Southern San Luis Valley-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Northwestern Fremont County  Above 8500Ft-
Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Ft-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Teller County/Rampart Range above 7500fT/Pike`s Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Ft-Pikes Peak above 11000 Ft-
Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Ft-
Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Ft-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Crowley County-La Junta Vicinity/Otero County-
Eastern Las Animas County-Western Kiowa County-
Eastern Kiowa County-Las Animas Vicinity/Bent County-
Lamar Vicinity/Prowers County-Springfield Vicinity/Baca County-
622 PM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...east
central...south central and southeast Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Periods of snow will develop across the continental divide this
evening and last into the night. One to 4 inches of snow will be
possible.

Across the remainder of the mountains, snow showers will be possible
with accumulations less than 2 inches.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

A quick moving weather system will continue across the Rockies
on Sunday, with some light accumulating snow possible across the
higher terrain through the day. A few thunderstorms will also be
possible across the far southeast plains Sunday afternoon.

Another strong Spring storm system may affect the region from
Monday night through Wednesday, although there remains quite a
bit of uncertainty on where this storm will eventually track.
However, there is a chance of significant snowfall for the
mountains and the possibility of significant rain and snow event
across the eastern plains, mainly above 6000 feet, during the
midweek time period.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be
possible across all of the higher terrain tonight.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
421 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-262130-
Russell-Lincoln-Barton-Ellsworth-Saline-Rice-McPherson-Marion-Chase-
Reno-Harvey-Butler-Greenwood-Woodson-Allen-Kingman-Sedgwick-Harper-
Sumner-Cowley-Elk-Wilson-Neosho-Chautauqua-Montgomery-Labette-
421 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Central Kansas,
South Central Kansas and Southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Areas of fog could reduce visibilities to less than one mile from
the Flint Hills westward across central and south central Kansas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Fog could linger until mid-morning on Sunday for locations along
and just west of the Kansas turnpike corridor.

Chances for thunderstorms will increase from late Sunday afternoon
into Sunday night, especially across southern Kansas. A few strong
to severe storms will be possible. The main threats will be large
hail up to half dollar size.

A chance for thunderstorms will return by the middle of next week,
mainly across southern Kansas. A few strong storms with locally
heavy rainfall are possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight.

&&

For a graphical version of this information, see our webpage at:
http://weather.gov/wichita/hwo/

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
359 AM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

NMZ501>540-261130-
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Union County-
Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
359 AM MDT Sat Mar 25 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday
A deep upper level low is forecast to move in from Arizona Tuesday
and continue over New Mexico Wednesday. This system has the
potential to produce significant rain and high elevation snow across
much of the state Tuesday night and Wednesday, particularly along and
east of the central mountain chain. Snow levels will be rather high
with this system (above 8000 feet or so). Uncertainty remains as to
how quickly the storm will move through the state. A slower moving
system could lead to impressive rain and high mountain snow amounts
across portions of the northern two thirds of the state.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report rainfall amounts and any flooding
through the National Weather Service Albuquerque web site at
weather.gov/abq or by calling 1.888.386.7637.

$$

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