Portales, NM (88130)

4:09 PM MST on November 20, 2017 (GMT -0700)
ENMU | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 4026 ft 34.18 °N, 103.35 °W | Updated 2 minutes ago

Clear
Clear
69.8 °F
Feels Like 69.8 °F
N
8.0
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 16.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.83 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point -1 °F
Humidity 6%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:31 AM 4:46 PM
Waxing Crescent, 6% visible
METAR KCVS 202258Z AUTO 26011KT 10SM CLR 20/M21 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP099 T01971211 $
Pressure 29.83 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point -1 °F
Humidity 6%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:31 AM 4:46 PM
Waxing Crescent, 6% visible
METAR KCVS 202258Z AUTO 26011KT 10SM CLR 20/M21 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP099 T01971211 $

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:51 AM MST Nov. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 10 am this morning to 6 PM MST
this evening...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from 10 am this morning to 6 PM MST
this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Area and timing... winds will strengthen late this morning with
humidity rapidly falling into the afternoon across The Highlands
of eastern Torrance County and the High Plains of Guadalupe and
De Baca counties. Critical conditions will likely last into the
early evening.

* 20 foot winds... sustained from the west northwest at 20 to 25
mph with occasional gusts to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... dropping to 7 to 10 percent by late
afternoon.

* Impacts... .rapid fire growth will be possible in these
critical conditions. 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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