Santa Fe Metro Area Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 6:55 AM MDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Thursday...
... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Friday morning through
Friday evening...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Thursday. A
Fire Weather Watch has also been issued. This Fire Weather Watch
is in effect from Friday morning through Friday evening. The Fire
Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Area and timing... fire weather zones located along and south of
Interstate 40, including the Albuquerque Metro area. The most
critical conditions are expected during the mid to late
afternoon both days.

* 20 foot winds... southwest and west 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45
mph, except up to 50 mph along and just east of the central
mountains on Thursday.

* Relative humidity... several hours of single digit humidities are
expected both afternoons.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely 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.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Fire Weather Watch.