Jemez Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:21 AM MDT Apr. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 10 am this morning to
9 PM MDT this evening...

* area and timing... much of northern and central New Mexico below
significant snowpack, beginning late this morning and
continuing into this evening before diminishing.

* 20 foot winds... generally west 20 to 35 mph with gusts to near
50 mph.

* Relative humidity... 5 to 10 percent below snowpack.

* 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.