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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
333 AM MDT TUE MAY 17 2016

NMZ518>520-525-171800-
/O.NEW.KABQ.WI.Y.0028.160517T1400Z-160518T0600Z/
SANTA FE METRO AREA-
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
333 AM MDT TUE MAY 17 2016

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT
MDT TONIGHT.

* LOCATION...BELOW CANYONS FROM THE SANTA FE METRO AREA SOUTHWARD
  TO SAN FELIPE PUEBLO...PLACITAS...THE ALBUQUERQUE EAST SIDE...
  ISLETA PUEBLO...ABO PASS...AND CARRIZOZO.

* WINDS...EAST TO SOUTHEAST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 50 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE BELOW CANYONS THIS MORNING THEN
  TAPER OFF EARLY THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE INCREASING AGAIN LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY REDUCED NEAR OPEN FIELDS...DRY ARROYO
  BEDS...AND CONSTRUCTION SITES.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS WILL IMPACT NORTH TO SOUTH
  ROADWAYS...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 25 AND HIGHWAY 54.

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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