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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
231 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

NMZ506-523-131800-
/O.NEW.KABQ.WI.Y.0025.140413T1800Z-140414T0100Z/
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
231 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING.

* LOCATION...THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE ACROSS THE INTERSTATE 40
  CORRIDOR...AND THE EASTERN SLOPES AND ADJACENT PLAINS OF THE
  CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN

* WINDS...WEST TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS LOCALLY TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...WIND SPEEDS INCREASING STEADILY THROUGH THE MORNING
  ACROSS THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS WILL PEAK BY MID AFTERNOON BEFORE
  DECREASING TOWARD SUNSET. OVER THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE...WINDS
  INCREASING THROUGH NOON WILL PEAK BY LATE AFTERNOON BEFORE
  DECREASING THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY REDUCED TO A MILE IN BLOWING DUST.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...LOOSE OBJECTS AND TUMBLEWEED MAY BE TOSSED
  ACROSS ROADS. THOSE DRIVING LARGE OR TALL VEHICLES SHOULD EXPECT
  SOME LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL IN LOCAL GUSTS. EXPECT GUSTY WINDS
  ACROSS INTERSTATE 40 FROM GALLUP TO GRANTS...OR FROM MILE MARKER
  25 TO MILE MARKER 100...AND FROM MILE MARKER 205 TO MILE MARKER
  240...OR NEAR CLINES CORNERS. ALSO...EXPECT GUSTS ALONG HIGHWAY
  60...AND STATE ROADS 53 AND 117.

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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