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WWUS85 KABQ 191009  
RFWABQ  
 
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM  
409 AM MDT TUE SEP 19 2017  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 700 PM MDT THIS  
EVENING FOR THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS DUE TO  
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...  
 
.A WARM AND DRY AIRMASS WILL CONTINUE OVER NEW MEXICO TODAY.  
WINDS WILL INCREASE SHARPLY WHILE HUMIDITIES LOWER, RESULTING IN  
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER PORTIONS OF WEST-NORTHWEST  
NEW MEXICO.  
 
NMZ103-104-107-108-191115-  
/O.CAN.KABQ.FW.A.0031.170919T1900Z-170920T0100Z/  
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST PLAINS-  
SANDIA, MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS-EAST CENTRAL PLAINS-  
409 AM MDT TUE SEP 19 2017  
   
..FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS CANCELLED THE  
FIRE WEATHER WATCH.  
 
MOST FUELS ARE NOT CONDUCIVE FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER  
CONDITIONS, THUS THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  
 

 
 
NMZ101-105-200100-  
/O.UPG.KABQ.FW.A.0031.170919T1900Z-170920T0100Z/  
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.W.0033.170919T1800Z-170920T0100Z/  
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-  
409 AM MDT TUE SEP 19 2017  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS  
EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG  
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS  
EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND HIGHLANDS. CRITICAL  
CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO  
EARLY THIS EVENING.  
 
* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 45  
MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...LOWERING TO 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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