Event: Red Flag Warning
Sender Name: NWS Midland/Odessa TX
Description: …RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING
FOR THE GUADALUPE AND DELAWARE MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT PLAINS INTO
CULBERSON COUNTY FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY LESS THAN 10 PERCENT AND
EXTREME FIRE DANGER…
…FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING FOR THE GUADALUPE AND DELAWARE MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY LESS THAN 10
PERCENT AND EXTREME FIRE DANGER…
.Hot and dry conditions combined with very dry fuels will create
critical fire weather conditions across the Guadalupe Mountains
and adjacent plains this afternoon and early evening. Additional
critical fire weather conditions are expected Friday afternoon and
early evening across most of the same area.
* AFFECTED AREA…Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor and Eastern
* TIMING…This afternoon and early evening.
* WINDS…West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY…As low as 5 percent.
* RFTI…5 or critical.
* IMPACTS…Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
Instruction: 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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor; Eastern Culberson County
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4225527-3567932
CAP MessageType: Update