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

* 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.