National Weather Service: Fire Weather Watch

Jicarilla, NM

Current Conditions

Clear

63 °F

Clear

15 mph from the WNW

36 °F

30.18 in

37%

10.0 miles

Ruidoso, NM

Updated — 2:35 PM MDT on April 20, 2014

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Forecast for Jicarilla (88301)

Sunday
tstorms
T-storms
H 64° / L 48°
Monday
partlycloudy
Thunderstorm
H 66° / L 43°
Tuesday
partlycloudy
Chance of a Thunderstorm
H 72° / L 48°
Wednesday
partlycloudy
Partly Cloudy
H 68° / L 43°
Thursday
partlycloudy
Partly Cloudy
H 70° / L 48°
Sunday

Partly cloudy with rain showers, then thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 64F. Winds from the West at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Sunday Night

Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 48F. Winds from the West at 5 to 20 mph.

Monday

Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers. High of 66F. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the East in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20%.

Monday Night

Partly cloudy. Low of 43F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday

Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. High of 72F. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain, then a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 48F. Winds from the South at 5 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Wednesday

Partly cloudy. High of 68F. Breezy. Winds from the WSW at 15 to 30 mph.

Wednesday Night

Clear in the evening, then mostly cloudy. Low of 43F. Breezy. Winds from the WSW at 15 to 30 mph.

Thursday

Partly cloudy. High of 70F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night

Clear. Low of 48F. Breezy. Winds from the WSW at 15 to 20 mph.

Statement as of 2:20 PM MDT on April 20, 2014

Fire Weather Watch


... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Wednesday afternoon
through Wednesday evening for strong winds and low humidity for
fire weather zones 055... 056... 110... 111... 112 and 113...

* event: fire weather zone 110 ... Southwest Mountains. Fire
weather zone 111 southwest deserts and lowlands. Fire weather
zone 112 south central lowlands and southern Rio Grande
Valley. Fire weather zone 113 Capitan and Sacramento
Mountains. Fire weather zone 055 El Paso... fire weather zone
056 Hudspeth.

* Timing: 1 PM MDT to 8 PM MDT Wednesday 23 April.

* Wind: west 25 to 30 mph with gusts around 40 to 45 mph.

* Humidity: 5 to 10 percent.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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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