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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
509 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

..STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS DECREASING THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT WITH ADDITIONAL HIGH WINDS AGAIN IN NORTHEAST NEW
MEXICO TUESDAY...

.A STRONG NORTHWESTERLY JET ALOFT COMBINED WITH DEEP LOW PRESSURE
OVER SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO WILL KEEP WINDY TO VERY WINDY CONDITIONS
GOING FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NEW MEXICO OVERNIGHT. WHILE SOME
AREAS WILL SEE DIMINISHING WINDS OVERNIGHT...THE WEST CENTRAL
SECTIONS OF NEW MEXICO WILL REMAIN GUSTY. STRONG WINDS WILL THEN
REDEVELOP AND FOCUS OVER NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO ON TUESDAY...
NAMELY WITHIN UNION COUNTY...WHERE GUSTS TO 55 TO 60 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE.

NMZ521>524-533-539-230115-
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SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
509 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING HAS EXPIRED...

WINDY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS AND PICK
BACK UP LATE TUESDAY MORNING.

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NMZ501-503-504-506-507-518>520-525-526-529-537-538-540-230115-
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NORTHWEST PLATEAU-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
DE BACA COUNTY-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
509 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS
AND PICK BACK UP LATE TUESDAY MORNING.

$$

NMZ508-231200-
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SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
509 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS OF NEW MEXICO.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL REMAIN STRONG THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING.
  WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DECREASE BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS BY 5 PM...
  BUT SOME PERIODIC GUSTS MAY LAST THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...NO WIDESPREAD REDUCTIONS ARE EXPECTED.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS WILL BE A NUISANCE FOR HIGH
  PROFILE AND LARGE VEHICLES. CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS AND OTHER
  LIGHT WEIGHT OBJECTS WILL BE BLOWN AROUND.

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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NMZ530-231215-
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UNION COUNTY-
509 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...UNION COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED NORTH WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL
  GUSTS OF 55 TO 60 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN RAPIDLY IN THE MORNING
  TUESDAY...PEAKING IN THE EARLY TO MID AFTERNOON BEFORE SLOWLY
  TAPERING OFF INTO THE EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCTIONS OF 1 TO 3 MILES WILL BE POSSIBLE DUE
  TO BLOWING DUST AND SNOW.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS WILL BE HAZARDOUS FOR LARGE
  AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING ON WEST TO EAST ORIENTED
  ROADS SUCH AS U.S. HIGHWAYS 56...64...AND 87. GUSTS OF 60 MPH
  COULD POTENTIALLY DAMAGE WEAKENED AND LIGHT WEIGHT
  STRUCTURES... POWER LINES...TREES... AND CHRISTMAS
  DECORATIONS.

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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