... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Saturday morning
through Saturday evening for gusty winds and low humidity for
the Guadalupe Mountains... southeast New Mexico and northern Permian
* wind... southwest 15 to 30 mph.
* Humidity... 5 to 15 percent
* impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
Do not throw cigarettes onto the ground or out of a moving
vehicle. Keep vehicles on driving surfaces... and do not drive
through tall grass.
Southern Lea County
Statement as of 11:40 am MDT on May 17, 2013/Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 04:40 PM CDT on May 17, 2013
... Record high temperature set at Midland...
A record high temperature of 103 degrees was set at Midland today at
1538. This breaks the old record of 101 set in 2001.