Weather Alerts for Roosevelt Co. (NM)

Issued by the National Weather Service

Fire Weather Watch  FIRE WEATHER WATCH   Fire Weather Watch
ROOSEVELT CO. (NM)

Areas Affected:
East Central Plains - Northeast Highlands - Northeast Plains - Sandia Manzano And Gallinas Mountains
Effective: Thu, 10/22 11:00am Updated: Wed, 10/21 10:18am Urgency: Future
Expires: Thu, 10/22 7:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN
CHAIN EASTWARD DUE TO STRONG WINDS...LOW HUMIDITIES...NEAR RECORD
WARMTH AND AN UNSTABLE AIRMASS...
.Southwest to west winds will strengthen Thursday as low pressure
deepens over southeast Colorado and a disturbance passes over New
Mexico. Strong winds will combine with low humidity, near record
warmth and an unstable airmass to create the potential for
critical fire weather conditions from the central mountain chain
across the Northeast and East Central Plains late Thursday morning
through Thursday evening.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
* AREA AND TIMING...Northeast Highlands and Plains, Sandia,
Manzano and Gallinas Mountains, and the East Central Plains
late Thursday morning through Thursday evening.
* 20 FOOT WINDS...Southwest to west 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
around 40 mph.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Ranging from 7 to 13 percent.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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