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High Wind Warning

Statement as of 5:01 PM MST on February 27, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EST on February 28, 2017


... High Wind Warning remains in effect from midnight tonight to
7 PM MST Tuesday...

* location... from the Sandia, Manzano and south central
mountains, the central and south Central Highlands, eastern
Lincoln and southwest Chaves counties.

* Winds... west to southwest at 30 to 45 mph with gusts of 60 to
70 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase rapidly tonight, peak from midday
through the afternoon, then diminish in the evening.

* Visibility... could be reduced to 3 miles in blowing dust.

* Local impacts... drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high-profile vehicles should be prepared for these potentially
dangerous high winds, especially on north to south oriented
highways, including U.S. Highways 285 and 54.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember, a High Wind Warning means damaging winds are imminent
or highly likely. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or
gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.





Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 1:50 PM MST on February 27, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EST on February 28, 2017


... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am to 8 PM MST Tuesday for
strong winds and low relative humidity for fire weather zones
055, 056, and 112...

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from 11 am to 8 PM MST Tuesday.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 112. Fire weather zone
055. Fire weather zone 056.

* Wind... 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

* Humidity... 9 to 15 percent.

* Highest threat... is located over Hudspeth and far southeast
Otero counties. Humidities to the west will gradually get higher
but with the strong winds will still create hazardous fire
weather conditions.

* 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.


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