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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1201 PM MST SUN DEC 14 2014

...VERY WINDY AND COLDER CONDITIONS TODAY...

.POWERFUL WINDS ON THE BACKSIDE OF A DEEP UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS NEW MEXICO THIS AFTERNOON. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED
FROM THE SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS EASTWARD TO THE TEXAS
BORDER. WINDS WILL TAPER OFF AFTER SUNSET. SOME BLOWING SNOW IS
POSSIBLE IN THE SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS AND AROUND CLINES
CORNERS.

NMZ521>523-533>537-150300-
/O.CON.KABQ.HW.W.0016.000000T0000Z-141215T0300Z/
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
DE BACA COUNTY-
1201 PM MST SUN DEC 14 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* 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 PEAK EARLY THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE TAPERING OFF
  AROUND 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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NMZ524-526-529-532-538>540-150300-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0043.000000T0000Z-141215T0300Z/
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
1201 PM MST SUN DEC 14 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...THIS INCLUDES MUCH OF SAN MIGUEL COUNTY AS WELL AS
  THE SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...ADJACENT HIGHLANDS AND CHAVES
  COUNTY.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 50 AND 55 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL PEAK EARLY THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE TAPERING
  OFF AROUND SUNSET.

* VISIBILITY...NO VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS EXPECTED.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSSWINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY
  DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ALONG NORTH TO SOUTH
  ORIENTED ROADWAYS.

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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