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

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

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS CONTINUING FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST AND
EAST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THIS AFTERNOON...

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

NMZ501-240100-
/O.UPG.KABQ.FZ.A.0001.160924T0800Z-160924T1400Z/
/O.NEW.KABQ.FZ.W.0001.160924T0900Z-160924T1400Z/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-
336 PM MDT FRI SEP 23 2016

...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 8 AM MDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A FREEZE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 8 AM MDT SATURDAY. THE
FREEZE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* 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 WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

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NMZ523-527>531-240100-
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CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-
336 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 CONTINUE TO PEAK THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...AND
  WILL THEN DIMINISH EARLY IN THE 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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