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Red Flag Warningbeginning Sat 12:00 pm, expires Sat 9:00 pm

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY LESS THAN 10%, 20FT WINDS OF 15 MPH OR MORE, AND CRITICAL TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR THE WESTERN PERMIAN BASIN, UPPER TRANS PECOS, AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY LESS THAN 10%, 20FT WINDS OF 15 MPH OR MORE, AND CRITICAL TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MUCH OF WEST TEXAS...

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY LESS THAN 10%, 20FT WINDS OF 15 MPH OR MORE, AND CRITICAL TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR THE WESTERN PERMIAN BASIN, UPPER TRANS PECOS, AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY LESS THAN 10%, 20FT WINDS OF 15 MPH OR MORE, AND CRITICAL TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MUCH OF WEST TEXAS...

* AFFECTED AREA...Gaines, Andrews, Winkler, Ward and Davis Mountains Foothills.

* TIMING...This afternoon and evening. Sunday afternoon and evening.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 4 percent.

* RFTI...6 or critical.

* IMPACTS...Avoid the use of open flames or any activities that may generate sparks. Accidental ignitions will have the potential to grow into dangerous wind-driven wildfires.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures will increase potential for fire growth.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.

Heat Advisorybeginning Sat 12:00 pm, expires Sat 8:00 pm

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TODAY TO 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Temperatures up to 108 degrees are possible across the plains, up to 98 degrees in the mountains, and up to 113 degrees through the Rio Grande Valley.

* WHERE...Portions of southeast New Mexico and southwest and western Texas.

* WHEN...From noon CDT /11 AM MDT/ today to 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ this evening.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses to occur.

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

Fire Weather Watchbeginning Sun 10:00 am, expires Sun 9:00 pm

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY LESS THAN 10%, 20FT WINDS OF 15 MPH OR MORE, AND CRITICAL TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR THE WESTERN PERMIAN BASIN, UPPER TRANS PECOS, AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY LESS THAN 10%, 20FT WINDS OF 15 MPH OR MORE, AND CRITICAL TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MUCH OF WEST TEXAS...

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY LESS THAN 10%, 20FT WINDS OF 15 MPH OR MORE, AND CRITICAL TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR THE WESTERN PERMIAN BASIN, UPPER TRANS PECOS, AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY LESS THAN 10%, 20FT WINDS OF 15 MPH OR MORE, AND CRITICAL TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MUCH OF WEST TEXAS...

* AFFECTED AREA...Gaines, Andrews, Winkler, Ward and Davis Mountains Foothills.

* TIMING...This afternoon and evening. Sunday afternoon and evening.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 4 percent.

* RFTI...6 or critical.

* IMPACTS...Avoid the use of open flames or any activities that may generate sparks. Accidental ignitions will have the potential to grow into dangerous wind-driven wildfires.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures will increase potential for fire growth.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.

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