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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
915 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

..STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS TODAY FOR PORTIONS OF
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

.STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ALOFT COMBINED WITH RAPIDLY DEEPENING LOW
PRESSURE OVER EASTERN NEW MEXICO WILL LEAD TO VERY WINDY
CONDITIONS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO.
SOME OF THE STRONGER WINDS ARE EXPECTED FROM NORTHWEST TO
SOUTHEAST OVER THE REGION INCLUDING THE SANDIA AND MANZANO
MOUNTAINS SOUTHWARD. GUSTY WINDS MAY PERSIST INTO TONIGHT AND
TUESDAY...BUT SHOULD BECOME MORE LOCALIZED.

NMZ521>524-533-539-230000-
/O.CON.KABQ.HW.W.0017.000000T0000Z-141223T0000Z/
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
915 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...THE SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS...CENTRAL AND SOUTH
  CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...GUADALUPE COUNTY...ESTANCIA VALLEY AND
  EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 65 MPH.

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS WILL RAMP UP QUICKLY THIS MORNING...PEAK
  DURING THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON HOURS...AND SLOWLY TAPER OFF
  DURING THE EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...NO WIDESPREAD REDUCTIONS ARE EXPECTED.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS WILL BE HAZARDOUS FOR LARGE
  AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...AND POTENTIALLY CREATE DAMAGE TO
  WEAKENED AND LIGHT WEIGHT STRUCTURES...POWER LINES...TREES...
  AND CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS. TRAVEL ALONG INTERSTATE 40 AND
  HIGHWAY 285 WILL BE IMPACTED.

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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NMZ538-230000-
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CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-
915 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL REMAIN STRONG THIS MORNING...POSSIBLY
  DIMINISH SOMEWHAT AROUND MIDDAY THEN INCREASE LATE IN THE
  AFTERNOON.

* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY 3 TO 5 MILES IN BLOWING DUST.

* 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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NMZ501-503-504-506>508-518>520-525-526-529-537-540-230000-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0045.000000T0000Z-141223T0000Z/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-DE BACA COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
915 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...MUCH OF CENTRAL AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO...INCLUDING
  THE ALBUQUERQUE AND SANTA FE METRO AREAS AND LOWER RIO GRANDE
  VALLEY...AS WELL AS THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS...SOUTH CENTRAL
  MOUNTAINS...SOUTHWEST CHAVES AND DE BACA COUNTIES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS MORNING...PEAK DURING THE MID
  TO LATE AFTERNOON...THEN SLOWLY TAPER OFF THIS EVENING.

* 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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