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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1201 PM MDT FRI SEP 23 2016

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST AND EAST
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO TODAY...

...MUCH COLDER LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT FOR THE WESTERN AND
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

NMZ523-527>531-232215-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0030.000000T0000Z-160924T0100Z/
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-
1201 PM MDT FRI SEP 23 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...PORTIONS OF CENTRAL TO NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
  STRETCHING FROM THE CLINES CORNERS AREA TO RATON AND EASTWARD
  INTO UNION AND HARDING COUNTIES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH
  POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY THIS MORNING...REACHING
  THEIR PEAK EARLY TO MID AFTERNOON THEN DIMINISHING EARLY
  EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS TO VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING ALONG
  INTERSTATE 25 FROM NEAR GLORIETA TO THE COLORADO BORDER MAY BE
  AFFECTED.

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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NMZ501-232215-
/O.CON.KABQ.FZ.A.0001.160924T0800Z-160924T1400Z/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-
1201 PM MDT FRI SEP 23 2016

...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

* LOCATION...SAN JUAN BASIN OF NORTHWEST NEW MEXICO.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE MOST PRONE TO FREEZING BETWEEN 4
  AND 7 AM SATURDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES...29-32 DEGREES.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...GARDENERS SHOULD CONSIDER EXTRA PRECAUTIONS FOR
  LATE TONIGHT DUE TO THE POTENTIAL OF FREEZING AND/OR FROST
  DEVELOPMENT. DRINKING WATER FOR PETS AND LIVESTOCK MAY BRIEFLY
  FREEZE...AND IRRIGATION LINES AND SWAMP COOLER WATER LINES
  COULD ALSO FREEZE. THE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE AREAS WILL BE FOUND
  WITHIN CANYON BOTTOMS AS WELL AS NEAR THE SAN JUAN RIVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR A HAZARDOUS
FREEZE EVENT IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS AT WEATHER.GOV/ABQ...LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR
YOUR FAVORITE MEDIA OUTLET.

&&

$$



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