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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 6:06 AM MDT May. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
9 PM MDT this evening...

* 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, when winds will be strongest.

* 20 foot winds... southwest at 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40
mph with locally higher gusts along the east slopes of the
Central Mountain chain.

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

* 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.



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