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Wind Advisory

Wind Advisory issued April 15 at 6:15AM MDT until April 15 at 10:00PM MDT by NWS El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM

* WHAT...West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected. * WHERE...In New Mexico, East Central Tularosa Basin/Alamogordo, Southeast Tularosa Basin, Lowlands of the Bootheel, Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley, and Upper Gila River Valley. In Texas, Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties, Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County, Southern Hudspeth Highlands, and Western El Paso County. * WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to 10 PM MDT this evening. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

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Area
Upper Gila River Valley; Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley; Lowlands of the Bootheel; East Central Tularosa Basin/Alamogordo; Southeast Tularosa Basin; Western El Paso County; Southern Hudspeth Highlands; Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties; Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County

High Wind Warning

High Wind Warning issued April 15 at 6:15AM MDT until April 15 at 10:00PM MDT by NWS El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM

* WHAT...West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected. * WHERE...Portions of south central and southwest New Mexico and southwest Texas. * WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to 10 PM MDT this evening. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

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Area
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley; 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; West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet; Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet; East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet; Otero Mesa; Central Grant County/Silver City Area; Southern Gila Region Highlands/Black Range; West Central Tularosa Basin/White Sands; Eastern/Central El Paso County; Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains; Salt Basin

Red Flag Warning

Red Flag Warning issued April 15 at 6:09AM MDT until April 15 at 10:00PM MDT by NWS El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM

...CRITICAL TO EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS EXPECTED MONDAY... .Warm and dry conditions the past few days have dried fuels ahead of today's arrival of a Pacific storm system bringing with it strong winds. Strong southwest winds gusting to 60 mph combined with minimum relative humidities in the single digits will lead to extremely critical fire weather conditions late Monday morning into the evening. * WIND...West to southwest at 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph. * HUMIDITY...4 to 15 percent. * EXPERIMENTAL RFTI...6-8 Critical to Extreme in New Mexico. 7- 8 Critical to Extreme in Far West Texas * IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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Area
Southwest Deserts and Lowlands; South Central Lowlands And Southern Rio Grande Valley; Capitan And Sacramento Mountains; El Paso; Hudspeth

Red Flag Warning

Red Flag Warning issued April 15 at 2:44AM MDT until April 15 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT TODAY FROM MID MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING FOR THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS, AND FROM THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY EASTWARD BELOW SNOWPACK DUE TO STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE... ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT TUESDAY FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING FOR THE EAST CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND AN UNSTABLE AIRMASS... .Critical to extreme fire weather conditions expected today as a low pressure system tracks eastward along the Colorado and New Mexico border steering the jetstream over southern and eastern New Mexico. West and southwest winds gusting 40 to 55 mph are expected with humidities mostly in the single digits and high Haines. These are considerably dangerous fire weather conditions capable of rapid fire spread this afternoon and early evening. Critical fire weather conditions will return to portions of northeastern and east-central NM Tuesday. * AREA AND TIMING...Middle Rio Grande Valley (Zone 106), Northeast Highlands (Zone 123) and the Sandia and Manzano Mountains (Zone 124) today from 10 AM until 9 PM MDT. * 20 FOOT WINDS...West and southwest 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. The strongest gusts are expected east of the central mountain chain. * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Bottoming out between 7 and 12 percent. * IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly and will be hard to control. Long range spotting and extreme fire behavior will be possible. Outdoor burning should not be done.

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Area
Middle Rio Grande Valley; Northeast Highlands; Sandia and Manzano Mountains

Red Flag Warning

Red Flag Warning issued April 15 at 2:44AM MDT until April 15 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT TODAY FROM MID MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING FOR THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS, AND FROM THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY EASTWARD BELOW SNOWPACK DUE TO STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE... ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT TUESDAY FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING FOR THE EAST CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND AN UNSTABLE AIRMASS... .Critical to extreme fire weather conditions expected today as a low pressure system tracks eastward along the Colorado and New Mexico border steering the jetstream over southern and eastern New Mexico. West and southwest winds gusting 40 to 55 mph are expected with humidities mostly in the single digits and high Haines. These are considerably dangerous fire weather conditions capable of rapid fire spread this afternoon and early evening. Critical fire weather conditions will return to portions of northeastern and east-central NM Tuesday. * AREA AND TIMING...Central Highlands (Zone 125), Northeast and East Central Plains (Zones 104 and 126) today from 10 AM until 9 PM MDT and Tuesday 11 AM until 8 PM MDT. * 20 FOOT WINDS...Today, west and southwest 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. Tuesday, northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 55 mph. * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Today, between 7 and 12 percent with 5 to 8 hours of single digit relative humidity. Tuesday, between 10 to 15 percent. * IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly and will be hard to control. Long range spotting and extreme fire behavior will be possible. Outdoor burning should not be done.

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Area
Northeast Plains; Central Highlands; East Central Plains

Red Flag Warning

Red Flag Warning issued April 15 at 2:44AM MDT until April 16 at 8:00PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT TODAY FROM MID MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING FOR THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS, AND FROM THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY EASTWARD BELOW SNOWPACK DUE TO STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE... ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT TUESDAY FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING FOR THE EAST CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND AN UNSTABLE AIRMASS... .Critical to extreme fire weather conditions expected today as a low pressure system tracks eastward along the Colorado and New Mexico border steering the jetstream over southern and eastern New Mexico. West and southwest winds gusting 40 to 55 mph are expected with humidities mostly in the single digits and high Haines. These are considerably dangerous fire weather conditions capable of rapid fire spread this afternoon and early evening. Critical fire weather conditions will return to portions of northeastern and east-central NM Tuesday. * AREA AND TIMING...Central Highlands (Zone 125), Northeast and East Central Plains (Zones 104 and 126) today from 10 AM until 9 PM MDT and Tuesday 11 AM until 8 PM MDT. * 20 FOOT WINDS...Today, west and southwest 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. Tuesday, northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 55 mph. * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Today, between 7 and 12 percent with 5 to 8 hours of single digit relative humidity. Tuesday, between 10 to 15 percent. * IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly and will be hard to control. Long range spotting and extreme fire behavior will be possible. Outdoor burning should not be done.

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Area
Northeast Plains; Central Highlands; East Central Plains

Red Flag Warning

Red Flag Warning issued April 15 at 3:14AM CDT until April 15 at 10:00PM CDT by NWS Midland/Odessa TX

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TO 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ TODAY FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 10% OR LESS, 20-FT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MUCH OF WEST TEXAS... * TIMING...This afternoon through this evening. * WINDS...Southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. Higher gusts possible in the mountains. * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 3 percent. * RFTI...8 or extreme. * IMPACTS...Avoid the use of open flames or any activities that may generate sparks, such as outdoor burning or welding. Extinguish cigarettes in vehicles. Accidental ignitions will have the potential to grow into dangerous wind-driven wildfires.

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Area
Sacramento Foothills and Guadalupe Mountains; Chaves County Plains; Eddy Plains; Lea; Gaines; Andrews; Loving; Winkler; Ector; Ward; Crane; Pecos; Guadalupe Mountains Above 7000 Feet; Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains; Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor; Eastern Culberson County; Reeves County Plains; Chinati Mountains; Marfa Plateau; Davis Mountains; Davis Mountains Foothills; Central Brewster County; Chisos Basin; Presidio Valley; Lower Brewster County

Wind Advisory

Wind Advisory issued April 15 at 1:49AM MDT until April 15 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

* WHAT...For the Wind Advisory, west winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected. For the High Wind Watch, west winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph possible. * WHERE...Northeast Highlands. * WHEN...For the Wind Advisory, from noon today to 9 PM MDT this evening. For the High Wind Watch, from late tonight through Tuesday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines. Power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles from dangerous crosswinds and blowing dust reducing visibility.

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Area
Northeast Highlands

Wind Advisory

Wind Advisory issued April 15 at 1:49AM MDT until April 15 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

* WHAT...West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected. * WHERE...Sandia and Manzano Mountains including Edgewood, Southwest Mountains, Lower Rio Grande Valley, Estancia Valley, Johnson and Bartlett Mesas Including Raton Pass, and Far Northeast Highlands. * WHEN...From noon today to 9 PM MDT this evening. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs may be blown down. Expect strong crosswinds on area roadways.

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Area
Southwest Mountains; Lower Rio Grande Valley; Sandia/Manzano Mountains Including Edgewood; Estancia Valley; Johnson and Bartlett Mesas Including Raton Pass; Far Northeast Highlands

Wind Advisory

Wind Advisory issued April 15 at 1:49AM MDT until April 15 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

* WHAT...For the Wind Advisory, west winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected. For the High Wind Watch, west winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph possible. * WHERE...Central Highlands. * WHEN...For the Wind Advisory, from noon today to 9 PM MDT this evening. For the High Wind Watch, from Tuesday morning through Tuesday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines. Power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles from dangerous crosswinds and blowing dust reducing visibility.

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Area
Central Highlands

High Wind Warning

High Wind Warning issued April 15 at 1:49AM MDT until April 16 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

* WHAT...For the High Wind Warning, west winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected. For the High Wind Watch, west winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph possible. * WHERE...Eastern Lincoln County. * WHEN...For the High Wind Warning, from 6 AM this morning to midnight MDT tonight. For the High Wind Watch, from Tuesday morning through Tuesday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles from dangerous crosswinds and blowing dust reducing visibility.

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Area
Eastern Lincoln County

Wind Advisory

Wind Advisory issued April 15 at 1:49AM MDT until April 16 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

* WHAT...For the Wind Advisory, west winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected. For the High Wind Watch, west winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph possible. * WHERE...De Baca County and Guadalupe County. * WHEN...For the Wind Advisory, from noon today to midnight MDT tonight. For the High Wind Watch, from Tuesday morning through Tuesday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines. Power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles from dangerous crosswinds and blowing dust reducing visibility.

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Area
Guadalupe County; De Baca County

High Wind Warning

High Wind Warning issued April 15 at 1:49AM MDT until April 16 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

* WHAT...Southwest winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 65 mph expected. * WHERE...South Central Highlands, South Central Mountains, Upper Tularosa Valley, and Southwest Chaves County. * WHEN...From 6 AM this morning to midnight MDT tonight. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles from dangerous crosswinds and blowing dust reducing visibility.

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Area
South Central Highlands; Upper Tularosa Valley; South Central Mountains; Southwest Chaves County

Wind Advisory

Wind Advisory issued April 15 at 1:49AM MDT until April 16 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

* WHAT...West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected. * WHERE...Curry County, Quay County, Roosevelt County, and Chaves County Plains. * WHEN...From noon today to midnight MDT tonight. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs may be blown down. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles from dangerous crosswinds and blowing dust reducing visibility.

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Area
Quay County; Curry County; Roosevelt County; Chaves County Plains

High Wind Watch

High Wind Watch issued April 15 at 1:49AM MDT until April 16 at 3:00PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

* WHAT...West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph possible. * WHERE...East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains. * WHEN...From late tonight through Tuesday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines. Power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

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Area
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains; East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains

High Wind Watch

High Wind Watch issued April 15 at 1:49AM MDT until April 16 at 3:00PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

* WHAT...For the Wind Advisory, west winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected. For the High Wind Watch, west winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph possible. * WHERE...Northeast Highlands. * WHEN...For the Wind Advisory, from noon today to 9 PM MDT this evening. For the High Wind Watch, from late tonight through Tuesday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines. Power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles from dangerous crosswinds and blowing dust reducing visibility.

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Area
Northeast Highlands

High Wind Watch

High Wind Watch issued April 15 at 1:49AM MDT until April 16 at 6:00PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

* WHAT...For the High Wind Warning, west winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected. For the High Wind Watch, west winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph possible. * WHERE...Eastern Lincoln County. * WHEN...For the High Wind Warning, from 6 AM this morning to midnight MDT tonight. For the High Wind Watch, from Tuesday morning through Tuesday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles from dangerous crosswinds and blowing dust reducing visibility.

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Area
Eastern Lincoln County

High Wind Watch

High Wind Watch issued April 15 at 1:49AM MDT until April 16 at 6:00PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

* WHAT...For the Wind Advisory, west winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected. For the High Wind Watch, west winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph possible. * WHERE...De Baca County and Guadalupe County. * WHEN...For the Wind Advisory, from noon today to midnight MDT tonight. For the High Wind Watch, from Tuesday morning through Tuesday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines. Power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles from dangerous crosswinds and blowing dust reducing visibility.

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Area
Guadalupe County; De Baca County

High Wind Watch

High Wind Watch issued April 15 at 1:49AM MDT until April 16 at 6:00PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

* WHAT...For the Wind Advisory, west winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected. For the High Wind Watch, west winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph possible. * WHERE...Central Highlands. * WHEN...For the Wind Advisory, from noon today to 9 PM MDT this evening. For the High Wind Watch, from Tuesday morning through Tuesday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines. Power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles from dangerous crosswinds and blowing dust reducing visibility.

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Area
Central Highlands

Wind Advisory

Wind Advisory issued April 15 at 1:29AM MDT until April 16 at 1:00AM MDT by NWS Midland/Odessa TX

* WHAT...West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected. * WHERE...Lea County, Davis Mountains, and Davis Mountains Foothills. * WHEN...From 11 AM MDT /noon CDT/ this morning to 1 AM MDT /2 AM CDT/ Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds may blow around unsecured objects.

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Area
Northern Lea County; Central Lea County; Southern Lea County; Davis Mountains; Davis Mountains Foothills

High Wind Warning

High Wind Warning issued April 15 at 1:29AM MDT until April 16 at 1:00AM MDT by NWS Midland/Odessa TX

* WHAT...West winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 to 70 mph expected. * WHERE...Guadalupe Mountains of west Texas and Southeast New Mexico, Eddy County Plains, Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor, and Eastern Culberson County. * WHEN...From 11 AM MDT /noon CDT/ this morning to 1 AM MDT /2 AM CDT/ Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles like campers, vans, and tractor trailers. Severe turbulence near the mountains will be hazardous for low flying light aircraft.

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Area
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County; Eddy County Plains; Guadalupe Mountains Above 7000 Feet; Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains; Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor; Eastern Culberson County

Fire Weather Watch

The Fire Weather Watch has been replaced. Please see the latest information from NWS Albuquerque NM on this developing situation.

The Fire Weather Watch has been replaced. Please see the latest information from NWS Albuquerque NM on this developing situation.

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Area
Northeast Plains; Central Highlands; East Central Plains
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Fair 58°F
29.92in
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Humidity
West 8.1mph
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