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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
929 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

...VERY WINDY AND COLDER CONDITIONS DEVELOPING ON SUNDAY...

.POWERFUL WINDS WITHIN THE BASE OF A DEEP UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM WILL CROSS NEW MEXICO SUNDAY. SURFACE WINDS WILL INCREASE
AFTER SUNRISE SUNDAY THEN PEAK DURING THE LATE MORNING TO EARLY
AFTERNOON HOURS BEFORE TAPERING OFF AFTER SUNSET. SOME BLOWING SNOW
IS POSSIBLE WITHIN THE SANDIA MOUNTAINS AND AROUND CLINES CORNERS
HOWEVER THE MAIN IMPACTS WILL BE DUE TO VERY STRONG WINDS SUNDAY.

NMZ521>523-533>537-141100-
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SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
DE BACA COUNTY-
929 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 8 PM MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A HIGH
WIND WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 8 PM MST SUNDAY.

* LOCATION...FROM THE SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS EAST ALONG
  INTERSTATE 40 TO CLINES CORNERS...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI...AS
  WELL AS THE AREA FROM VAUGHN TO FORT SUMNER...CLOVIS..AND
  PORTALES.

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

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE AFTER SUNRISE SUNDAY THEN PEAK LATE
  MORNING TO EARLY AFTERNOON BEFORE TAPERING OFF SHORTLY AFTER
  SUNSET.

* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY REDUCED IN BLOWING SNOW AROUND THE HIGHER
  TERRAIN...WITH POSSIBLY SOME BLOWING DUST ACROSS THE PLAINS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSSWINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY
  DIFFICULT FOR LARGE AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ALONG NORTH TO
  SOUTH ORIENTED ROADWAYS. LARGE TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES MAY BE
  DOWNED. LOOSE AND LIGHT WEIGHT OBJECTS MAY BECOME AIRBORNE.

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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