Fire Weather Watch:
Issued at: 1:54 PM MDT on March 9, 2014/, expires at: 9:00 PM MDT on March 11, 2014
- ...Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening for gusty winds and low humidity for the Guadalupe and Davis Mountains...Van Horn Highway 54 corridor...upper trans Pecos...and Marfa Plateau.
- Wind...mountains...west to southwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph. Plains...west winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.
- Humidity...5 to 15 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.