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New Mexico wildfire sends smoke plume east into Texas

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U.S. National Weather Service Fort Worth, TX:

EAST TEXAS (KYTX) - A large wildfire burning in the Gila National Forest in southwest New Mexico has sent a rather large smoke plume east into Texas over the last 24 hours.

Fire weather conditions are critical across southwest New Mexico with humidity values around 5% during the afternoon. The smoke from this fire has spread east and may be visible as a faint haze high in the sky across North Texas.

As of this morning the fire was 0% contained and is burning an unknown amount of acreage.

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