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Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
334 AM MDT Tue May 17 2022

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT TODAY FOR THE EASTERN PLAINS DUE TO
LOW HUMIDITY, STRONG WINDS, NEAR-RECORD HEAT, AND AN UNSTABLE
AIRMASS...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY FROM THE NORTHERN HIGH
TERRAIN ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS DUE TO LOW HUMIDITY, STRONG
WINDS, NEAR-RECORD HEAT, AND AN UNSTABLE AIRMASS...

.Strong west to southwest winds with single digit humidity, near-
record hot temperatures, and an unstable airmass will generate
several hours of critical fire weather conditions today. A break
is expected Wednesday before another round of widepsread strong
west to southwest winds, single digit humidity, near-record heat,
and unstable conditions return Thursday.

NMZ104-108-180100-
/O.UPG.KABQ.FW.A.0042.220517T1800Z-220518T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.W.0045.220517T1900Z-220518T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0043.220519T1800Z-220520T0200Z/
Northeast Plains-East Central Plains-
334 AM MDT Tue May 17 2022

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
MDT THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM MDT
this evening. A Fire Weather Watch has also been issued. This
Fire Weather Watch is in effect from Thursday afternoon through
Thursday evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AREA AND TIMING...Eastern plains from this afternoon into early
  this evening. Critical conditions are expected again Thursday.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...West-southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to near
  30 mph today. West-southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph
  Thursday.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...4 to 8 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 Red Flag Warning.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Fire Weather Watch.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
305 AM CDT Tue May 17 2022

...RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/ THIS
MORNING TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY
LESS THAN 10%, 20 FT WINDS OF 15 MPH OR MORE, AND EXTREME FIRE
DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MOST OF WEST TEXAS...

NMZ116>119-TXZ045>048-050>053-059>063-067>070-075-270>274-277-278-
180200-
/O.UPG.KMAF.FW.A.0038.220517T1600Z-220518T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.FW.W.0042.220517T1600Z-220518T0200Z/
Sacramento Foothills and Guadalupe Mountains-Chaves Plains-
Eddy Plains-Lea-Gaines-Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-
Mitchell-Loving-Winkler-Ector-Midland-Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-
Reagan-Pecos-Guadalupe Mountains Above 7000 Feet-
Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains-Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Eastern Culberson County-Reeves County Plains-Davis Mountains-
Davis Mountains Foothills-
305 AM CDT Tue May 17 2022 /205 AM MDT Tue May 17 2022/

...RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/ THIS
MORNING TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY
LESS THAN 10%, 20 FT WINDS OF 15 MPH OR MORE, AND EXTREME FIRE
DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MOST OF WEST TEXAS...

* AFFECTED AREA...Gaines, Dawson, Borden, Scurry, Andrews,
  Martin, Howard, Mitchell, Loving, Winkler, Ector, Midland,
  Glasscock, Ward, Crane, Upton, Reagan, Pecos, Sacramento
  Foothills and Guadalupe Mountains, Chaves Plains, Eddy Plains,
  Lea, Guadalupe Mountains Above 7000 Feet, Guadalupe and
  Delaware Mountains, Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor, Eastern
  Culberson County, Reeves County Plains, Davis Mountains and
  Davis Mountains Foothills.

* TIMING...This afternoon and evening.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 4 percent.

* RFTI...4 to 6 or near critical to critical.

* IMPACTS...Avoid the use of open flames or any activities that
  may generate sparks. Accidental ignitions will have the
  potential to grow into dangerous wind-driven wildfires.

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 increase
potential for fire growth.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
342 AM MDT Tue May 17 2022

...A Fire Weather Watch has been issued for late Thursday morning
through Thursday evening for gusty winds and low relative
humidity values for fire weather zones 220 through 230 and 233
which includes all of the mountains, valleys, I-25 corridor
counties as well as eastern Las Animas County...

COZ220>230-233-180145-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FW.A.0042.220519T1700Z-220520T0300Z/
Upper Arkansas River Valley Including Lake County and Chaffee
County-
Teller County/Rampart Range Including Pikes Peak and Florissant
Fossil Beds National Monument-
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek-
Eastern San Juan Mountains and La Garita Mountains Including Wolf
Creek Pass and Creede-
San Luis Valley Including Alamosa/Del Norte/Fort Garland/Saguache-
Southern Front Range Including Sangre De Cristo Mountains/Wet
Mountains/La Veta Pass-
Northern El Paso County Including Monument and Black Forest-
Southern El Paso County Including Fort Carson and Colorado
Springs-Pueblo County Including Pueblo-
Huerfano County Including Walsenburg-
Western Las Animas County Including Trinidad and Thatcher-
Eastern Las Animas County Including Pinon Canyon-
342 AM MDT Tue May 17 2022

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 220...221...222...223...224...225...226...
227...228...229...230 AND 233...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from Thursday morning through Thursday evening.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 220...221...222...223...
  224...225...226...227...228...229...230 and 233.

* Winds...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 8 percent.

* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid rates of fire
  growth and spread.

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 Albuquerque NM
334 AM MDT Tue May 17 2022

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT TODAY FOR THE EASTERN PLAINS DUE TO
LOW HUMIDITY, STRONG WINDS, NEAR-RECORD HEAT, AND AN UNSTABLE
AIRMASS...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY FROM THE NORTHERN HIGH
TERRAIN ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS DUE TO LOW HUMIDITY, STRONG
WINDS, NEAR-RECORD HEAT, AND AN UNSTABLE AIRMASS...

.Strong west to southwest winds with single digit humidity, near-
record hot temperatures, and an unstable airmass will generate
several hours of critical fire weather conditions today. A break
is expected Wednesday before another round of widepsread strong
west to southwest winds, single digit humidity, near-record heat,
and unstable conditions return Thursday.

NMZ102-103-107-180100-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0043.220519T1800Z-220520T0200Z/
North Central Mountains-Northeast Highlands-
Sandia, Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
334 AM MDT Tue May 17 2022

...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...The North Central Mountains, Northeast
  Highlands, and the Sandia, Manzano, and Gallinas Mountains
  Thursday.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...West-southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40
  mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...5 to 10 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
334 AM MDT Tue May 17 2022

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT TODAY FOR THE EASTERN PLAINS DUE TO
LOW HUMIDITY, STRONG WINDS, NEAR-RECORD HEAT, AND AN UNSTABLE
AIRMASS...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY FROM THE NORTHERN HIGH
TERRAIN ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS DUE TO LOW HUMIDITY, STRONG
WINDS, NEAR-RECORD HEAT, AND AN UNSTABLE AIRMASS...

.Strong west to southwest winds with single digit humidity, near-
record hot temperatures, and an unstable airmass will generate
several hours of critical fire weather conditions today. A break
is expected Wednesday before another round of widepsread strong
west to southwest winds, single digit humidity, near-record heat,
and unstable conditions return Thursday.

NMZ104-108-180100-
/O.UPG.KABQ.FW.A.0042.220517T1800Z-220518T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.W.0045.220517T1900Z-220518T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.A.0043.220519T1800Z-220520T0200Z/
Northeast Plains-East Central Plains-
334 AM MDT Tue May 17 2022

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
MDT THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM MDT
this evening. A Fire Weather Watch has also been issued. This
Fire Weather Watch is in effect from Thursday afternoon through
Thursday evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AREA AND TIMING...Eastern plains from this afternoon into early
  this evening. Critical conditions are expected again Thursday.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...West-southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to near
  30 mph today. West-southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph
  Thursday.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...4 to 8 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 Red Flag Warning.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Fire Weather Watch.

&&

$$


Air Quality Alert


NMZ402-408-409-171900-
Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-Eastern Black Range Foothills-
Sierra County Lakes-
Including the cities of Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston,
Fort Bayard, Hillsboro, Winston, Truth Or Consequences, Derry,
and Spaceport
339 PM MDT Mon May 16 2022

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM MDT TUESDAY...

The New Mexico Departments of Health and Environment has issued an
Air Quality Alert, until 1 PM MDT Tuesday.

An Air Quality Alert for Smoke has been issued.

* WHAT...West to southwest winds are expected to transport smoke from
  the Black fire into portions of Sierra County. Overnight tonight,
  drainage flow is expected to bring much of the smoke from the Black
  and Bear Trap fires into the Rio Grande Valley of Sierra County as
  well as valley areas in adjacent Grant County.

* WHERE...Locations most likely to experience the greatest impacts
  from smoke include portions of Grant and Sierra Counties including
  Elephant Butte, Truth or Consequences, Poverty Creek, and Winston.


* WHEN...Through at least 1PM MDT Tuesday, May 17th.

* IMPACTS...Those with conditions such as asthma, chronic obstructive
  pulmonary disease, interstitial lung disease, lung cancer, and heart
  disease will be especially vulnerable to impacts from poor air
  quality, as will adults over age 65, young children, and pregnant
  women if smoke concentrations become unhealthy.

* HEALTH INFORMATION...Remember, your eyes are your best tools to
  determine if it is safe to be outside. Use the 5-3-1 Method
  available at
  https://nmtracking.org/environment/air/FireAndSmoke.html.

If visibility is:

Under 5 miles, the air quality is unhealthy for young children,
adults over age 65, pregnant women, and people with heart
and/or lung disease, asthma or other respiratory illness.
Outdoor activity should be minimized.

Around 3 miles, young children, adults over age 65, pregnant
women, and people with heart and/or lung disease, asthma or other
respiratory illness should avoid all outdoor activities.

Around 1 mile, the air quality is unhealthy for everyone. People
should remain indoors and avoid all outdoor activities including
running errands. Unless an evacuation has been issued, stay inside
your home, indoor workplace, or in a safe shelter.

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic affecting New Mexico and with the
wildfire season underway, New Mexicans will need to take extra
precautions. Smoke from wildfires may cause people to have more
severe reactions if they are infected COVID-19. The best way to
protect against the potentially harmful effects of wildfire smoke and
to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is to stay home and create a clean
indoor air space. NMDOH offers tips here:

https://nmtracking.org/environment/air/IndoorQuality.html and
https://cv.nmhealth.org

New Mexicans will also need to take steps to keep their homes cool to
avoid heat-related illnesses. NMDOH offers tips here:

https://nmtracking.org/health/heatstress/Heat.html.

For smoke forecast outlooks from the Interagency Wildland Fire Air
Quality Response Program please visit:

https://outlooks.wildlandfiresmoke.net.

$$

$$

NMZ208-209-211>215-220-224-227>229-241-171800-

Air Quality Alert Message
Relayed by National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
334 PM MDT Mon May 16 2022

...AIR QUALITY ALERT...

The following message is transmitted at the request of the New Mexico
Departments of Health and Environment.

* WHAT...Smoke transport along and east of the Sangre De Cristos may
  be complicated through the rest of the afternoon and early evening
  by localized strong and gusty outflow winds from nearby
  thunderstorms. Otherwise, moderate south and southwesterly transport
  winds averaging 15-25 mph will carry smoke from large wildfires
  toward the north-northeast until around sunset. Thereafter, typical
  nighttime drainage winds will predominate at the local level and
  replace this past night`s significant surge of easterly and
  northeast winds that impacted many areas and carried smoke into
  parts of the Rio Grande Valley. A quick return to drier conditions
  expected going into Tuesday with more of a westerly influence to
  general smoke transport in wake of a weak disturbance crossing the
  state.

* WHERE...Locations most likely to experience the greatest impacts
  from smoke include the following counties: Colfax, Mora, western San
  Miguel, Socorro, far southeast Catron, and northwest Sierra
  counties. Impacted communities include but are not limited to
  Chacon, Elephant Butte, Gallinas, Guadalupita, Las Vegas, Magdalena,
  Mora, Ocate, Pecos, Sapello, San Antonio, Truth or Consequences, and
  Winston.

* WHEN...Remainder of this afternoon through at least 1PM MDT Tuesday,
  May 17th.

* IMPACTS...Those with conditions such as asthma, chronic obstructive
  pulmonary disease, interstitial lung disease, lung cancer, and heart
  disease will be especially vulnerable to impacts from poor air
  quality, as will adults over age 65, young children, and pregnant
  women if smoke concentrations become unhealthy.

* HEALTH INFORMATION...Remember, your eyes are your best tools to determine
  if it is safe to be outside. Use the 5-3-1 Method available at
  https://nmtracking.org/environment/air/FireAndSmoke.html.

If visibility is:

Under 5 miles, the air quality is unhealthy for young children,
adults over age 65, pregnant women, and people with heart
and/or lung disease, asthma or other respiratory illness.
Outdoor activity should be minimized.

Around 3 miles, young children, adults over age 65, pregnant
women, and people with heart and/or lung disease, asthma or other
respiratory illness should avoid all outdoor activities.

Around 1 mile, the air quality is unhealthy for everyone. People
should remain indoors and avoid all outdoor activities including
running errands. Unless an evacuation has been issued, stay inside
your home, indoor workplace, or in a safe shelter.

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic affecting New Mexico and with the
wildfire season underway, New Mexicans will need to take extra
precautions. Smoke from wildfires may cause people to have more
severe reactions if they are infected COVID-19. The best way to
protect against the potentially harmful effects of wildfire smoke and
to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is to stay home and create a clean
indoor air space. NMDOH offers tips here:

https://nmtracking.org/environment/air/IndoorQuality.html and
https://cv.nmhealth.org

New Mexicans will also need to take steps to keep their homes cool to
avoid heat-related illnesses. NMDOH offers tips here:

https://nmtracking.org/health/heatstress/Heat.html.

For smoke forecast outlooks from the Interagency Wildland Fire Air
Quality Response Program please visit:

https://outlooks.wildlandfiresmoke.net.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
438 AM MDT Tue May 17 2022

COZ058>089-093>099-181045-
Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Feet-
Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Feet-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Feet-
Central Chaffee County Below 9000 Feet-
Western Mosquito Range/East Chaffee County Above 9000 Feet-
Saguache County West of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
Saguache County East of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below
10000 Feet-Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Del Norte Vicinity/Northern San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Alamosa  Vicinity/Central San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Southern San Luis Valley-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Feet-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Northwestern Fremont County Above 8500 Feet-
Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000 Feet-
Wet Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Teller County/Rampart Range Above 7500 Feet/Pikes Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Feet-Pikes Peak Above 11000 Feet-
Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Feet-
Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Feet-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Feet-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Feet-
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-
438 AM MDT Tue May 17 2022

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible across the central mountains
and northern and far eastern sections of the southeast plains this
afternoon and evening.  The main risk with thunderstorms will be
gusty outflow winds up to 50 mph and lightning but little or no
rainfall. A cold front will move through the southeast plains this
evening bringing increasing moisture and the potential for an
isolated strong to severe thunderstorm across Kiowa county.  The
main risks will be wind gusts up to 60 mph and hail to around 1 inch
in diameter with the window for the strongest storms occuring
between 4 PM and 10 PM.

Localized near critical fire weather conditions will be possible
across Baca county late this morning through early afternoon before
winds subside through mid to late afternoon.  Elsewhere, humidity
values will drop below 15 percent but winds will be lighter.  Given
the persistent dry conditions, care should still be taken to avoid
activities which could start a wildfire.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Critical Fire Weather conditions will likely continue this week
across southern Colorado. Spotty conditions are likely in the San
Luis Valley Wednesday. After that, much more widespread fire
conditions are likely Thursday across southern Colorado. Thursday
will be the most concerning High Fire Danger day across southern
Colorado as gusty west winds increase ahead of another storm system.

Scattered thunderstorms are possible Wednesday across the mountains
and plains during the afternoon. The main risk with thunderstorms
will be strong outflow winds and lightning. There is the chance for
a couple of strong to severe storms across the eastern plains
Wednesday, with strong winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain
fall possible if this occurs.

Additional chances for precipitation will occur Friday and into
Saturday mornings as another storm system passes over the area.
Rain and snow will be possible, with the greatest precipitation
chances along and east of the eastern mountains.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will
be possible over portions of the region.

$$

31/SIMCOE

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
417 AM MDT Tue May 17 2022

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-181030-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
417 AM MDT Tue May 17 2022

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected for
areas north of the I-70 corridor through this evening. Localized,
brief critical fire weather conditions are likely south of the
I-70 corridor.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Wednesday: Expect scattered thunderstorms over the central and
southern mountains of western Colorado during the afternoon and
evening. Localized, brief critical fire weather conditions are
possible, mainly south of the I-70 corridor.

Thursday: Strong and gusty southwest winds may bring a return of
widespread and prolonged critical fire weather conditions to much
of the region. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible
over the Elkhead, Park and Flat Top Mountains.

Friday: Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible, mainly
over the northern and central Colorado mountains. Localized,
brief critical fire weather conditions are possible across the
Four Corners region. Expect accumulating snow above treeline in
the northern mountains.

Saturday and Sunday: Isolated thunderstorms are possible along the
mountains of the Continental Divide. Additional snow will fall
across the northern and central Colorado mountains with total
accumulations up to 6 inches for areas above 10,000 feet.
Localized, brief critical fire weather conditions are possible
across the Four Corners region.

Monday: Isolated afternoon thunderstorms are possible along the
Continental Divide.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
411 AM CDT Tue May 17 2022

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-317-172100-
Cimarron-Texas-Beaver-Dallam-Sherman-Hansford-Ochiltree-Lipscomb-
Hartley-Moore-Hutchinson-Roberts-Hemphill-Oldham-Potter-Carson-
Gray-Wheeler-Deaf Smith-Randall-Armstrong-Donley-Collingsworth-
Palo Duro Canyon-
411 AM CDT Tue May 17 2022

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Texas and Oklahoma
Panhandles.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Isolated thunderstorms may develop late this afternoon into early
this evening across eastern sections of the Oklahoma and Texas
Panhandles. If storms form, they will have the potential to become
severe, with damaging winds the primary hazard.

Elevated fire weather conditions are expected to develop across
the western Oklahoma Panhandle as well as western and southern
sections of the Texas Panhandle this afternoon into early this
evening due to southwest winds of 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts
along with minimum relative humidity values of 5 to 15 percent.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Thunderstorms are possible late Wednesday afternoon and evening
across the Oklahoma Panhandle and much of the Texas Panhandle. A
few storms may become severe, with large hail and damaging winds
the primary hazards.

High temperatures around 105 degrees are anticipated Thursday at
Palo Duro Canyon State Park, and a Heat Advisory may become
necessary.

Additional thunderstorms may develop across the area late Sunday
night and Monday. Any storms that form are expected to remain
below severe levels at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

Area fire managers and emergency officials should be alert for
elevated fire weather conditions this afternoon and evening.

$$

02

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
337 AM CDT Tue May 17 2022

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-059>063-067>070-075-082-
270>282-180845-
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines-
Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-Loving-Winkler-
Ector-Midland-Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-Pecos-Terrell-
Guadalupe Mountains Above 7000 Feet-Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Eastern Culberson County-
Reeves County Plains-Chinati Mountains-Marfa Plateau-Davis Mountains-
Davis Mountains Foothills-Central Brewster County-Chisos Basin-
Presidio Valley-Lower Brewster County-
337 AM CDT Tue May 17 2022 /237 AM MDT Tue May 17 2022/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast New Mexico,
southwest Texas and western Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Isolated thunderstorms are possible this morning and early afternoon.

A Red Flag Warning is in effect from this morning through mid evening
across much of the area due to very high to extreme fire danger and
critical fire weather conditions.

Limit outdoor exposure temperatures will again be widespread 100 to
105 degrees today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Elevated to critical fire weather and corresponding hot temperatures
are expected to continue through Friday. Take precautions to limit
time outside and drink plenty of fluids.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

This product, along with other watches, warnings, advisories,
and statements issued by the National Weather Service Office in
Midland, can be found on the internet at...
https://weather.gov/midland

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
238 AM CDT Tue May 17 2022

TXZ021>044-180745-
Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Briscoe-Hall-Childress-Bailey-Lamb-Hale-Floyd-
Motley-Cottle-Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-Crosby-Dickens-King-Yoakum-
Terry-Lynn-Garza-Kent-Stonewall-
238 AM CDT Tue May 17 2022

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the South Plains, Rolling
Plains, and the far Southern Texas Panhandle.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Elevated to near critical fire weather concerns are expected this
afternoon into early evening as gusty and dry south to southwest
winds are accompanied by humidity values dropping below 15 percent.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

A very low chance for severe thunderstorms exists early next week
across West Texas. Otherwise, the probability for widespread
hazardous weather is low through the weekend.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
532 AM MDT Mon May 16 2022

NMZ415>417-TXZ421-422-424-171145-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Salt Basin-Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
532 AM MDT Mon May 16 2022

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico and southwest Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible this afternoon,
primarily along the eastern fringes of Otero and Hudspeth
Counties. Dry lightning will pose a threat for outdoor activities
and increase the risk of new wildfire starts over the Sacramento
Mountains.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Windy conditions return next Friday. Outdoor objects will blow
around if not secured.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Dennhardt

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
532 AM MDT Mon May 16 2022

NMZ401>414-TXZ418>420-423-171145-
Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
532 AM MDT Mon May 16 2022

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Lowland high temperatures in excess of 95 degrees this afternoon
will increase the risk of heat exhaustion and fatigue. Outdoor
work and activities may be limited.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Windy conditions return next Friday. Outdoor objects will blow
around if not secured.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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