Red Flag Warning issued June 06 at 3:57AM MDT until June 06 at 8:00PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque
Middle Rio Grande Valley; West Central Highlands
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU, NORTHWEST AND WEST
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS, AND MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY DUE TO STRONG
WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR
THE NORTHERN HALF OF NEW MEXICO EXCLUDING THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE
VALLEY DUE TO STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND AN UNSTABLE
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR THE NORTHERN HALF OF NEW MEXICO EXCLUDING THE
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY DUE TO STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...
.Critical fire weather conditions will develop this afternoon and
persist into the early evening hours. South to southwest winds
will increase as a storm system passes the Four Corners region. As
much drier air moves in behind the system, humidity values will
fall below 15 percent, with some areas likely observing single
digit humidities. High temperatures will cool today but remain
near to above normal. Strong winds, low relative humidity and an
unstable air mass will impact a large portion of northern New
Mexico Sunday afternoon and early evening as well as on Monday
although the west will cool to below normal on Monday.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
* AREA AND TIMING...This includes the Middle Rio Grande Valley
and West Central Highlands for this afternoon and evening.
* 20 FOOT WINDS...South to southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts
between 35 and 45 mph.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum relative humidity between 8 and 13
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Red Flag Warning.