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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
344 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...STRONG TO DAMAGING WINDS TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...

.VERY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP IN THE MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT
HIGHLANDS TONIGHT...THEN EXPAND TO LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CENTRAL
AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO BY MID DAY SUNDAY. DAMAGING WINDS MAY
DEVELOP OVER THE PEAKS AND ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAIN CHAIN...INCLUDING SOME OF THE ADJACENT HIGHLANDS...BY
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF SUNDAY. MUCH COLDER
TEMPERATURES ARE ALSO FORECAST FOR SUNDAY AS A COLD FRONT PLUNGES
THROUGH THE STATE FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST. WIND CHILLS IN THE
LOW 20S TO LOW 30S ARE LIKELY DURING THE MIDDLE OF THE AFTERNOON
SUNDAY.

NMZ513>515-521-523-526-231100-
/O.CON.KABQ.HW.W.0015.141123T0400Z-141124T0100Z/
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
344 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM MST SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND EAST SLOPES OF THE SANGRE DE
  CRISTO...SANDIA...MANZANO AND SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS
  INCLUDING THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 65
  MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS STRENGTHENING TONIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE GRADUALLY DECREASING.

* VISIBILITY...ON SUNDAY...SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE SANGRE DE
  CRISTO MOUNTAINS. BLOWING SNOW MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO ONE
  MILE OR LESS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSSWINDS ON NORTH TO SOUTH AND
  NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST ORIENTED ROADS ARE EXPECTED. STRONG
  WINDS MAY DAMAGE WEAKENED ROOFS...TOPPLE TREES OR DOWN POWER
  LINES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS DAMAGING WINDS ARE IMMINENT
OR HIGHLY LIKELY. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR
GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
255 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

WYZ101-103>107-110-115>118-230700-
/O.EXT.KCYS.HW.W.0034.000000T0000Z-141123T0700Z/
CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-SHIRLEY BASIN-
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-LARAMIE VALLEY-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOUGLAS...GLENROCK...MUDDY GAP...
MEDICINE BOW...BORDEAUX...GLENDO...WHEATLAND...CHUGWATER...
GUERNSEY...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN...LARAMIE...VEDAUWOO...
BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...WHITAKER...
CHEYENNE
255 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT...

* TIMING...WINDS WILL REMAIN STRONG INTO TONIGHT. THE STRONGEST
  WINDS ARE NOW EXPECTED TO DIMINISH AFTER MIDNIGHT...WITH GUSTS
  LOWERING BELOW 45 MPH EXPECTED BY SUNRISE EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...WEST-TO-SOUTHWEST 35 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRANSPORTATION. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND
  LIGHT WEIGHT TRAILERS MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO STRONG AND SUDDEN
  WIND GUSTS. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES MAY LOSE CONTROL DURING WHEN
  ENCOUNTERING STRONG WINDS AND MAY BE AT RISK OF BLOW OVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE. FOR DETAILED ROAD
AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN WYOMING AND NEBRASKA...DIAL 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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