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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
338 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...STRONG TO DAMAGING WINDS TODAY...

.VERY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER AND NEAR THE
MOUNTAINS AND ACROSS THE ADJACENT HIGHLANDS EARLY THIS MORNING...
BEFORE EXPANDING THROUGHOUT MUCH OF THE LOWER ELEVATIONS BY MID
DAY. DAMAGING WINDS MAY DEVELOP OVER THE PEAKS AND ALONG THE EAST
SLOPES OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN. MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES
ARE ALSO FORECAST AS A COLD FRONT PLUNGES THROUGH THE STATE FROM
NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST. WIND CHILLS IN THE LOWER 20S TO LOWER 30S
ARE LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON OVER MUCH OF THE REGION.

NMZ501-518>520-525-231900-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0041.141123T1600Z-141124T0100Z/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
338 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM
MST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...THIS INCLUDES THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND THE CENTRAL
  VALLEYS...INCLUDING THE ALBUQUERQUE AND SANTA FE METRO AREAS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 50 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN THIS MORNING...PEAK BY MID
  DAY...AND DIMINISH EARLY THIS EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...NO VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS ARE EXPECTED.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON NORTH TO
  SOUTH AND NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST ORIENTED ROADWAYS...INCLUDING
  INTERSTATE 25. DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR
  HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING. 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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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
338 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...STRONG TO DAMAGING WINDS TODAY...

.VERY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER AND NEAR THE
MOUNTAINS AND ACROSS THE ADJACENT HIGHLANDS EARLY THIS MORNING...
BEFORE EXPANDING THROUGHOUT MUCH OF THE LOWER ELEVATIONS BY MID
DAY. DAMAGING WINDS MAY DEVELOP OVER THE PEAKS AND ALONG THE EAST
SLOPES OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN. MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES
ARE ALSO FORECAST AS A COLD FRONT PLUNGES THROUGH THE STATE FROM
NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST. WIND CHILLS IN THE LOWER 20S TO LOWER 30S
ARE LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON OVER MUCH OF THE REGION.

NMZ502-504>508-511-512-522-524-527>529-533-539-540-231900-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0041.000000T0000Z-141124T0100Z/
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
ESTANCIA VALLEY-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
338 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT HIGHLANDS...THE
  NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS...SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS... ESTANCIA
  VALLEY AND GUADALUPE COUNTY...AS WELL AS THE WEST SLOPES OF
  THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS
  EARLY THIS MORNING. WINDS WILL EXPAND TO LOWER ELEVATIONS BY
  NOON. WINDS WILL PEAK MID DAY BEFORE DIMINISHING EARLY THIS
  EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...NO VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS ARE EXPECTED.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSSWINDS ON NORTH TO SOUTH AND
  NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST ORIENTED ROADS ARE EXPECTED. DIFFICULT
  DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING. 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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