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Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
333 AM MST Sun Jan 21 2018

...HIGH WINDS TODAY ACROSS SOUTHERN AND EASTERN NEW MEXICO...

.A potent upper level disturbance and a strong surface cold front
will bring high and potentially damaging winds to parts of
southern and eastern New Mexico today. The high winds will
produce blowing snow and brief white-out conditions across the
higher terrain, as well as blowing dust at lower elevations and
the eastern plains making travel even more treacherous.

NMZ533>536-211830-
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Guadalupe County-Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-
333 AM MST Sun Jan 21 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a High
Wind Warning, which is in effect from 8 AM this morning to 8 PM
MST this evening. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* LOCATION...All of east central New Mexico along I-40 as well as
  Curry and Roosevelt counties.

* WINDS...West 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will increase sharply late morning, peak during
  the midday through much of the afternoon before diminishing late
  in the afternoon and evening.

* VISIBILITY...Reduced to 2 to 4 miles or less in areas of
  blowing dust.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Take action to secure trash cans, lawn
  furniture, and other loose or lightweight outdoor objects.
  High winds can topple trees, blow weakened roofs off houses,
  and down power lines. Travel will be hazardous, especially on
  north to south facing highways, including portions of U.S.
  Highways 285, 84 and 70.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remember, A High Wind Warning means damaging winds are imminent
or highly likely. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or
gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

&&

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NMZ523-524-526-539-540-211830-
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Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-South Central Mountains-
Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
333 AM MST Sun Jan 21 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...This includes the Central and South Central
  Highlands, South Central Mountains and Eastern Lincoln and
  Southwest Chaves Counties.

* WINDS...Southwest increasing to 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60,
  increasing with gusts to 65 mph out of the west by mid-morning,
  diminishing late afternoon and early evening. Damaging wind
  gusts could reach 70 mph on mountain peaks.

* TIMING...Winds will peak this morning remaining strong through
  much of today before diminishing by sunset.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced to 3 to 5 miles in blowing dust,
  and under 1 mile in snow and blowing snow late tonight.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Take action to secure trash cans, lawn
  furniture, and other loose or lightweight outdoor objects. High
  winds can topple trees, blow weakened roofs off houses, and down
  power lines. Travel on roads will be hazardous, especially on
  north to south facing roads, including U.S. Highways 285 and
  54. A brief period of snow and blowing snow could create even
  more treacherous road conditions late tonight and early Sunday
  morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remember, A High Wind Warning means damaging winds are imminent
or highly likely. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or
gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

&&

$$

NMZ537-538-211830-
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De Baca County-Chaves County Plains-
333 AM MST Sun Jan 21 2018

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 8 AM this morning to 8 PM MST
this evening. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* LOCATION...De Baca County and Chaves County Plains.

* WINDS...West 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will increase sharply this morning, peak during
  the midday through much of the afternoon before diminishing by
  sunset.

* VISIBILITY...Reduced to 2 to 4 miles or less in areas of
  blowing dust.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Take action to secure trash cans, lawn
  furniture, and other loose or lightweight outdoor objects.
  Travel will be hazardous, especially on north to south facing
  highways, including portions of U.S. Highways 285 and 70.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

&&

$$

NMZ530-531-211830-
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Union County-Harding County-
333 AM MST Sun Jan 21 2018

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 8 AM this morning to 11 PM MST
this evening. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* LOCATION...Union and Harding Counties.

* WINDS...West 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph.

* TIMING...Southwest winds will shift to the north and northwest
  and increase midday, peak during the afternoon and evening,
  before diminishing prior to midnight.

* VISIBILITY...Reduced to 2 to 4 miles or less in areas of blowing
  dust.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Take action to secure trash cans, lawn
  furniture, and other loose or lightweight outdoor objects. Travel
  will be hazardous, especially on roads with cross winds,
  including U.S. Highway 54.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

&&

$$

NMZ508-519>522-211830-
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Southwest Mountains-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
333 AM MST Sun Jan 21 2018

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 8 AM this morning to 8 PM MST
this evening.

* LOCATION...Lower and Middle Rio Grande Valley, Sandia and
  Manzano Mountains, Estancia Valley, Gila and southwest mountains.

* WINDS...Southwest becoming northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts
  to 50 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will increase this morning, peak during the
  midday through afternoon hours, before diminishing by sunset.

* VISIBILITY...Occasionally reduced to 3 to 5 miles in blowing
  dust.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
  high-profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution,
  especially on highways with cross winds, including Interstate
  25.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

&&

$$

NMZ501-504-506-507-518-211830-
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Northwest Plateau-Northwest Highlands-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Santa Fe Metro Area-
333 AM MST Sun Jan 21 2018

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 8 PM MST this
evening.

* LOCATION...Northwest Plateau and Highlands, Mount Taylor and the
  West Central Highlands, and the Santa Fe Metro.

* WINDS...West becoming northwest in the afternoon 25 to 35 mph
  with gusts to 50 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will increase late this morning, peak during the
  midday through afternoon hours, before diminishing prior to
  sunset.

* VISIBILITY...Occasionally reduced to 3 to 5 miles in blowing
  dust.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
  high-profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution,
  especially on highways with cross winds, including Interstate
  25, U.S. Highways 550 and 491 from Gallup to Shiprock.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

&&

$$

NMZ525-528-529-532-211830-
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Upper Tularosa Valley-Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-
Eastern San Miguel County-
333 AM MST Sun Jan 21 2018

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...Northeast and Far Northeast Highlands and Upper
  Tularosa Valley.

* WINDS...Southwest becoming northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts
  to 50 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will increase this morning, peak during the
  midday through afternoon hours, before diminishing prior to
  sunset.

* VISIBILITY...Occasionally reduced to 3 to 5 miles in blowing
  dust.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
  high-profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution,
  especially on highways with cross winds, including Interstate
  25 from Las Vegas to Raton.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

&&

$$



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