605  
WWUS84 KMAF 271913  
RFWMAF  
 
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
213 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ THIS  
AFTERNOON TO 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH  
TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR THE GUADALUPE, DAVIS, AND APACHE  
MOUNTAINS, SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS, VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY  
54 CORRIDOR, REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS, LOVING, WINKLER  
AND WARD COUNTIES, MARFA PLATEAU, AND BIG BEND AREA...  
 
GUSTY 20 FT WIND WILL REMAIN OUT OF THE WEST INTO THE EVENING.  
WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS HAVE RESULTED. COMBINED WITH HIGH TO  
EXTREME FIRE DANGER, CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE  
ANTICIPATED THE REST OF THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.  
 
NMZ114-115-TXZ057>060-067-074-080-081-258-280300-  
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0026.000000T0000Z-170428T0300Z/  
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST PLAINS-  
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-  
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-WARD-  
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-  
213 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017 /113 PM MDT THU APR 27 2017/  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/  
THIS EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15% OR LESS, 20 FT WINDS OF  
20 MPH OR MORE, AND HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER...  
 
* HUMIDITY...8 TO 15%.  
 
* FIRE DANGER...HIGH TO EXTREME.  
 
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
AVOID THE USE OF OPEN FLAMES OR ANY ACTIVITIES THAT MAY GENERATE  
SPARKS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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