..red flag warning in effect from 1 PM CDT /noon MDT/ to 9 PM
CDT /8 PM MDT/ Friday for relative humidity of 15% or less, 20 ft
winds of 20 mph or more, and high fire danger for southeast New
Mexico and most of West Texas...
* affected area... southeast New Mexico and most of West Texas.
* Wind... mountains... west 20 to 35 mph with higher gusts.
Plains... southwest 20 to 35 mph with higher gusts.
* Humidity... 5% to 15%.
* Fire danger... high to extreme.
* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now or will shortly. A combination of strong
winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures will increase
potential for fire growth.
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Issued: 3:51 AM MDT Mar. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service