Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 3:24 AM MDT May. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Saturday evening...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Fire
Weather Watch... which is in effect from Saturday afternoon
through Saturday evening.

* Area and timing... northwest and west Central Highlands of New
Mexico and the middle Rio Grande Valley Saturday afternoon and

* 20 foot winds... sustained from the south at 15 to 25 mph with
occasional gusts of 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... dropping to 4 to 7 percent late Saturday

* Impacts... any fires that develop will spread rapidly. Outdoor
burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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