Increasing Wildfire Risk for West Texas and Southern New Mexico Today
Drought conditions, low humidity and strong winds will lead to a Critical Fire Risk for cities like El Paso, TX and Roswell, NM today and tonight. Here is the very latest.
Drought conditions continue to take shape across the 4 Corners Region. This means theses areas under dry and moderate drought conditions could easily see a wildfire today.
Areas being monitored for a critical fire risk could feel winds of 20-30 mph with gusts over 50 mph. This means if a fire starts it will easily strengthen and spread with wind speeds this strong.
Here are some helpful hints on how to prevent wildfires. I would definitely avoid any outdoor activities that involve sparks or flames.
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