National Weather Service: Fire Weather Watch

Jicarilla, NM

Current Conditions

Clear

59 °F

Clear

14 mph from the SSW

1 °F

30.12 in

10%

10.0 miles

Ruidoso, NM

Updated — 7:55 PM MDT on April 24, 2014

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Forecast for Jicarilla (88301)

Thursday
partlycloudy
Partly Cloudy
H 70° / L 45°
Friday
partlycloudy
Partly Cloudy
H 70° / L 48°
Saturday
partlycloudy
Rain Showers
H 66° / L 32°
Sunday
partlycloudy
Partly Cloudy
H 57° / L 39°
Monday
clear
Clear
H 63° / L 37°
Thursday

Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 70F. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night

Clear. Low of 45F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph.

Friday

Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 70F. Windy. Winds from the SW at 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

Friday Night

Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 48F. Windy. Winds from the SW at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

Saturday

Partly cloudy. High of 66F. Windy. Winds from the SW at 20 to 40 mph with gusts to 50 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

Saturday Night

Partly cloudy with rain showers. Low of 32F. Windy. Winds from the WSW at 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph.

Sunday

Partly cloudy. High of 57F. Windy. Winds from the West at 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

Sunday Night

Clear. Low of 39F. Windy. Winds from the West at 20 to 40 mph.

Monday

Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 63F. Windy. Winds from the West at 30 to 40 mph.

Monday Night

Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 37F. Windy. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 40 mph.

Statement as of 1:46 PM MDT on April 24, 2014

Fire Weather Watch


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

* Event: Fire Weather Watch for elevations below 7500 ft msl.

* Timing: 10 ... am MDT to 10 PM MDT Saturday.

* Wind: southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

* Humidity: 5 to 15 percent below 7500 ft msl.

* 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.





353 am MDT Thu Apr 24 2014

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Friday afternoon
through Friday evening...
... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday morning through
Saturday evening...

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

* Area and timing... northeast Highlands and plains... east Central
Plains... Sandia... Manzano and Gallinas Mountains and middle Rio
Grande Valley. Critical conditions are possible Friday afternoon
through Friday evening. Critical conditions may redevelop mid
morning Saturday then persist until after sunset Saturday
evening.

* 20 foot winds... southwest and west 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40
mph Friday afternoon. Southwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 60
mph Saturday afternoon.

* Relative humidity... ranging from 6 to 10 percent Friday
afternoon and 7 to 12 percent Saturday afternoon.

* 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 Fire Weather Watch.








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