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Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:56 AM MDT on April 23, 2014

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2014


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
8 PM MDT this evening...
... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Friday afternoon through
Friday evening...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Fire
Weather Watch... which is in effect from Friday afternoon through
Friday evening. A red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am
this morning to 8 PM MDT this evening.

* Area and timing... northeast Highlands and plains... east Central
Plains... Sandia... Manzano and Gallinas Mountains and middle Rio
Grande Valley. Critical conditions will develop late this
morning then persist until around sunset. Critical conditions
are possible again Friday afternoon through Friday evening.

* 20 foot winds... southwest and west 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 45
mph this afternoon and Friday afternoon.

* Relative humidity... 8 to 15 percent this afternoon. 7 to 10
percent Friday afternoon.

* 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.






Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:43 PM MDT on April 23, 2014


Preliminary peak non-thunderstorm wind gust reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 5 hours.

... County... Peak gust time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... Colfax County...
   Angel Fire 2 NNW 40 1255 PM 4/23
      - kaxx AWOS.
   Raton crews Airport 40 1148 am 4/23
      - krtn ASOS.

... Lincoln County...
   Fort Stanton 2 SSW 48 215 PM 4/23
      - ksrr AWOS.

... McKinley County...
   Gallup 3 WNW 40 1045 am 4/23
      - kgup ASOS.

... San Miguel County...
   Las Vegas 6 NE 47 144 PM 4/23
      - klvs ASOS.

... Torrance County...
   Clines Corners 1 SSE 44 1225 PM 4/23
      - kcqc ASOS.

... Union County...
   Clayton 2 ENE 46 137 PM 4/23
      - kcao ASOS.

Preliminary sustained wind reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 5 hours.

... County... wind speed time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... Lincoln County...
   Fort Stanton 2 SSW 33 135 PM 4/23
      - ksrr AWOS.

... San Miguel County...
   Las Vegas 6 NE 31 153 PM 4/23
      - klvs ASOS.


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