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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
1231 AM MDT Thu Apr 2 2020

...Critical Fire Weather Conditions This Afternoon for Far West
Texas and Portions of Southern New Mexico Due to Windy Conditions,
Low Humidity and High Fire Danger...

.A weak passing upper disturbance will combine with a surface low
to the northeast to produce strong warm dry west winds this
afternoon. Wind speeds will be sustained around 20 to 25 mph with
gusts around 35 mph while the lowest humidity will be from 10 to
15 percent. These factors combined with a high fire danger will
produce critical fire weather conditions.


NMZ111-112-TXZ055-056-030000-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.W.0005.200402T2000Z-200403T0000Z/
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-
1231 AM MDT Thu Apr 2 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY IN HIGH
FIRE DANGER LOCATIONS...

FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055, 056, 111, AND 112...

The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has
issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM this
afternoon to 6 PM MDT this evening.

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

* WIND...West winds will have sustained speeds of 20 to 25 mph
  with gusts around 35 mph. |

* HUMIDITY...10 to 15 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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

Rogash

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
649 PM MDT Wed Apr 1 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
EASTERN NEW MEXICO...THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND NORTHWEST
HIGHLANDS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.Winds will continue to strengthen across the area on Thursday
with gusts up to 40 to 45 mph expected. Combined with minimum
humidities of 10 to 15 percent, above normal temperatures, and
unstable conditions, widespread critical fire weather conditions
are expected Thursday afternoon and evening.

NMZ103-105>107-021200-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0008.200402T1800Z-200403T0200Z/
Northeast Highlands-Northwest Highlands-Middle Rio Grande Valley-
Sandia, Manzano and Gallinas Mountains-
649 PM MDT Wed Apr 1 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
THURSDAY...

* AREA AND TIMING...Northeast Highlands and Sandia, Manzano and
  Gallinas Mountains below any snowpack from 12 PM until 8 PM.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...Southwest to west 15 to 30 mph with gusts of
  40 to 45 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Ranging from 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 Red Flag Warning.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
246 AM MST Thu Apr 2 2020

AZZ011>014-017-039-030100-
/O.NEW.KFGZ.WI.Y.0004.200402T1700Z-200403T0100Z/
Chuska Mountains and Defiance Plateau-
Little Colorado River Valley in Coconino County-
Little Colorado River Valley in Navajo County-
Little Colorado River Valley in Apache County-White Mountains-
Black Mesa Area-
Including the cities of Window Rock, Ganado, Wupatki N.M,
.Tuba City, Winslow, Holbrook, Snowflake, St. Johns,
Springerville, Show Low, Greer, Pinetop, and Navajo N.M.
246 AM MST Thu Apr 2 2020

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MST THIS MORNING TO 6 PM
MST THIS EVENING, 11 AM TO 7 PM ON THE NAVAJO NATION...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph
  expected.

* WHERE...The Little Colorado River Valley to include Winslow,
  Holbrook, Snowflake and St Johns. Along and northeast of the
  White Mountains, Chuska Mountains, Defiance Plateau and Black
  Mesa to include Springerville, Window Rock and Tsaile.

* WHEN...From 10 AM MST this morning to 6 PM MST this evening, 11
  AM to 7 PM on the Navajo Nation.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. In
  addition, winds this strong can make driving difficult,
  especially for high profile vehicles.

* PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Use extra caution when
  driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure
  outdoor objects.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
https://weather.gov/flagstaff

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
250 AM MDT Thu Apr 2 2020

NMZ202-205>207-210-212>216-218-219-221>223-229-021800-
/O.NEW.KABQ.WI.Y.0019.200402T1800Z-200403T0200Z/
Chuska Mountains-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Tusas Mountains Including Chama-
Glorieta Mesa Including Glorieta Pass-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Sandia/Manzano Mountains Including Edgewood-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-Northeast Highlands-
250 AM MDT Thu Apr 2 2020

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph
  expected.

* WHERE...Portions of central, north central, northeast,
  northwest and west central New Mexico.

* WHEN...From noon today to 8 PM MDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
  Strong cross winds can be expected on some roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
1236 AM PDT Thu Apr 2 2020

CAZ523-021200-
/O.CON.KVEF.WI.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-200402T1200Z/
Western Mojave Desert-
Including Barstow, Daggett, and Fort Irwin
1236 AM PDT Thu Apr 2 2020

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph
  expected.

* WHERE...Western Mojave Desert...including Barstow area.

* WHEN...Now until 5 AM PDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects like
  lightweight tents and outdoor furniture. Isolated power
  outages are possible. Strong crosswinds and areas of lofted
  dust may lower visibility and make travel difficult along I-15
  and I-40.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
https://weather.gov/lasvegas


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
403 AM MDT Thu Apr 2 2020

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-031200-
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-
403 AM MDT Thu Apr 2 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A cold front will work through the region today resulting in
scattered to numerous rain and snow showers. Moderate snow is
expected for the northern Colorado valleys as well as the
northwest and portions of the central Colorado mountains. Showers
will quickly diminish after sunset. Widespread freezing
temperatures will occur across the region tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Generally dry conditions are expected through the weekend. An
approaching Pacific storm will bring the potential for increased
clouds and showers early to mid next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected today or tonight, however
spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts to the
National Weather Service in Grand Junction.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
254 AM MDT Thu Apr 2 2020

NMZ201>241-031100-
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-Tusas Mountains Including Chama-
Jemez Mountains-Glorieta Mesa Including Glorieta Pass-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Espanola Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains Including Edgewood-
Estancia Valley-Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-
Upper Tularosa Valley-South Central Mountains-
Johnson and Bartlett Mesas Including Raton Pass-
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-
San Agustin Plains and Adjacent Lowlands-
254 AM MDT Thu Apr 2 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Red Flag Warning is in effect from noon until 8 pm MDT today for
central New Mexico along Interstate 40, the Middle Rio Grande Valley,
Northeast Highlands, and Northeastern Plains where low humidities
combined with strong winds will create critical fire weather
conditions.

Strong winds with gusts upwards of 45 mph from the west will be
likely through portions of central New Mexico along Interstate 40 and
northward along the upper Rio Grande Valley as well as the Sangre de
Cristo Mountains this afternoon.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Stronger southwest winds combining with dry conditions and low
humidities will likely bring back elevated to critical fire weather
conditions favoring northeastern New Mexico Sunday and Monday,
potentially lingering Tuesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Contact your local law enforcement at 911 and the National Weather
Service at 1.888.386.7637 to report wildfire outbreaks. Please relay
any information about observed severe weather to the NWS while
following all local, state and CDC guidelines.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
625 AM MDT Wed Apr 1 2020

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-021230-
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-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
625 AM MDT Wed Apr 1 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Breezy this afternoon and early evening, with west/southwest winds
20-25 mph with higher gusts. A few areas of blowing dust are
possible along the southern desert areas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Windy Thursday and again on Sunday and Monday, with west winds 15
to 30 mph. A few areas of blowing dust again across the southern
desert areas.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hefner

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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