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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
359 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...STRONG AND POSSIBLY DAMAGING WINDS RETURN THURSDAY...

.Strong and possibly damaging winds will return to portions of
central and south central New Mexico Thursday as another
upper level trough moves from west to east along the northern New
Mexico and Colorado border.

NMZ521-523-524-526-539-540-271100-
/O.CON.KABQ.HW.A.0013.170427T1600Z-170428T0100Z/
Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Central Highlands-
South Central Highlands-South Central Mountains-
Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
359 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

* LOCATION...Sandia, Manzano and South Central Mountains,
  Central and South Central Highlands, Eastern Lincoln and
  Southwest Chaves Counties.

* WINDS...West to northwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts to around 60
  mph.

* TIMING...Wind will strengthen through the morning, peak during
  the afternoon and diminish Thursday evening.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced in dust prone locations.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Strong cross winds will impact north to south
  oriented roads. Light weight and unsecured objects may become
  airborne. Flimsy structures may topple over.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remember, A High Wind Watch means conditions are favorable for a
potentially damaging high wind event in and close to the watch
area. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph
or more can lead to property damage. Monitor the latest forecasts
at weather.gov/abq, listen to NOAA weather radio or your favorite
media outlet.

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