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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
312 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

...STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
ALONG THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN AND EAST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...

.THE JET STREAM WILL DIP SOUTH INTO SOUTHERN COLORADO AND PORTIONS
OF NEW MEXICO SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY AND RESULT IN VERY STRONG
TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN. THE PEAKS
AND EAST SLOPES OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN, INCLUDING THE EAST
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS, WILL EXPERIENCE THE STRONGEST WINDS WHICH MAY
WORK DOWN TO LOWER ELEVATIONS LATER SUNDAY MORNING.

NMZ512>515-521-523-526-101200-
/O.NEW.KABQ.HW.A.0011.161211T0000Z-161211T2100Z/
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
312 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A HIGH
WIND WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN AND EAST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS.

* WINDS...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH.

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP SATURDAY NIGHT AND PEAK
  SUNDAY MORNING BEFORE DECREASING SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* VISIBILITY...MAY BE LIMITED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE IN BLOWING
  SNOW IN THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS SUNDAY.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...DANGEROUS CROSSWINDS WILL IMPACT NORTH TO SOUTH
  ORIENTED ROADS. A FEW TREES...POWER POLES AND FLIMSY STRUCTURES
  MAY TOPPLE. UNSECURED OBJECTS MAY BECOME AIRBORNE OR BLOW
  AROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR A
POTENTIALLY DAMAGING HIGH WIND EVENT IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
AREA. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS OF 58 MPH
OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS
AT WEATHER.GOV/ABQ...LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR
FAVORITE MEDIA OUTLET.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
207 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-102015-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-
LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
207 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016 /107 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND WESTERN TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

VERY WINDY CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS
SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$
THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WATCHES...WARNINGS...ADVISORIES...
AND STATEMENTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
MIDLAND CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT /LOWER CASE/
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MIDLAND

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