Upper Rio Grande Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 3:11 PM MDT on March 31, 2015

... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am to 9 PM MDT Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from 11 am to 9 PM MDT Thursday.

* Area and timing... this includes the north central mountains and
west Central Highlands below below significant snow pack as well
as the Rio Grande Valley late Thursday morning through early
evening.

* 20 foot winds... westerly 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* Relative humidity... minimums between 5 and 8 percent lowlands
and 9 to 15 percent Highlands.

* 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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