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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
1226 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

...STRONG TO DAMAGING WINDS TODAY...

.Strong to damaging winds are developing much of New Mexico today
as another upper level trough moves from west to east along the
New Mexico and Colorado border. The strongest winds are expected
across the Sandia, Manzano and south central mountains as well as
the central and south central highlands. Gusts near 60 mph will be
possible in this area. Winds will diminish this evening.

NMZ521-523-524-526-539-540-280100-
/O.CON.KABQ.HW.W.0016.000000T0000Z-170428T0100Z/
Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Central Highlands-
South Central Highlands-South Central Mountains-
Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
1226 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS
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 peak during the afternoon and diminish this
  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 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.

&&

$$

NMZ505>508-512>515-519-520-522-525-527>538-280100-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-170428T0100Z/
West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Estancia Valley-Upper Tularosa Valley-
Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-Far Northeast Highlands-
Northeast Highlands-Union County-Harding County-
Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-Quay County-
Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-Chaves County Plains-
1226 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...This includes all of eastern New Mexico, the
  Estancia, Upper Tularosa, middle and lower Rio Grande Valley
  and much of western New Mexico near and south of Interstate
  40.

* WINDS...Westerly at 25 to 35 mph with gusts between 50 and 55
  mph.

* TIMING...Winds will peak during the afternoon, and diminish
  early this evening.

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

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Strong cross winds are expected on north to
  south oriented roadways which may make driving difficult for
  high profile vehicles.

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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