Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
353 AM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

...STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY ALONG THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN AND EAST CENTRAL
HIGHLANDS...

.THE JET STREAM WILL DIP SOUTH INTO SOUTHERN COLORADO AND
PORTIONS OF NEW MEXICO TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY AND RESULT IN VERY
STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN. THE
PEAKS AND EAST SLOPES OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN... INCLUDING
THE EAST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS... WILL EXPERIENCE THE STRONGEST WINDS
WHICH MAY WORK DOWN TO LOWER ELEVATIONS LATER SUNDAY MORNING.

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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-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
353 AM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN AND EAST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS.

* WINDS...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH.

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT AND PEAK SUNDAY
  MORNING BEFORE DECREASING SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* VISIBILITY...MAY BE LIMITED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE IN BLOWING
  SNOW IN THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS SUNDAY.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...DANGEROUS CROSSWINDS WILL IMPACT NORTH TO
  SOUTH ORIENTED ROADS. A FEW TREES...POWER POLES AND FLIMSY
  STRUCTURES MAY TOPPLE. UNSECURED OBJECTS MAY BECOME AIRBORNE
  OR BLOW AROUND.

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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