West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:38 AM MDT May. 26, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 8 PM
MDT this evening...
... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 8 PM MDT
this evening. A red flag warning has also been issued from noon
to 8 PM MDT Sunday. The fire weather watches are no longer in
effect.

* Area and timing... northeast Highlands of New Mexico today and
Sunday during the afternoon and early evening.

* 20 foot winds... sustained from the south at 15 to 25 mph with
occasional gusts of 30 to 40 mph each day.

* Relative humidity... dropping to 6 to 10 percent each afternoon.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will 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.