red flag warning 021018New Mexico Fire Weather Zone 110
Southwest Mountains/gila Nf/apache Nf/glz-
New Mexico Fire Weather Zone 113
Capitan And Sacramento Mountains/lincoln Nf/lnz-
248 Pm Mdt Fri Apr 6 2018

Fire Weather Watch In Effect From Sunday Afternoon Through Sunday Evening For High Winds And Very Low Humidities For Fire Weather Zones 110 And 113 Below 7500 Feet...

The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening.


A strong fast moving upper level low pressure system will move into the Central and Southern Rockies Sunday bringing very dry westerly gusty winds across the region Sunday. Min RH values should drop below 15% and sustained winds reaching 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph. With an abundance of very low fine fuel moistures in place along with high fire danger, critical fire weather conditions will develop Sunday afternoon through early Sunday evening.


* WIND...West Southwest winds of 18 to 23 mph.

* HUMIDITY...10% to 15%.

* LOCATION...Hidalgo, southern Dona Ana, El Paso and Hudspethcounties.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.