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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
330 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-110930-
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-
330 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016 /230 AM MST SAT DEC 10 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF FREEZING FOG WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE DAVIS MOUNTAINS,
MARFA PLATEAU AND UPPER TRANS PECOS THIS MORNING.  LIGHT ICE
ACCUMULATIONS MAY OCCUR ON ROADS, ESPECIALLY BRIDGES AND
OVERPASSES, WHILE THE VISIBILITY WILL DROP BELOW ONE HALF MILE AT
TIMES.  IMPROVEMENT IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR THROUGH 900 TO 1000 AM
CST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL RISE TO 30 TO 40 MPH 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

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1111 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

COZ058>089-093>099-101815-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
DEL NORTE VICINITY/NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
ALAMOSA  VICINITY/CENTRAL SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY  ABOVE 8500FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500FT/PIKE`S PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-PUEBLO VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FEET-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
CROWLEY COUNTY-LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY-
EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY-
LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-
1111 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT ALONG THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE, HOWEVER ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL
REMAIN UNDER AN INCH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE REGION,
ESPECIALLY THE MOUNTAINS OF LAKE AND CHAFFEE COUNTIES, THROUGH
NEXT WEEK. ONE BATCH OF HEAVIER SNOW WILL BE FROM SATURDAY
AFTERNOON INTO EARLY SUNDAY, WITH SOME SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS
POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS OF LAKE AND CHAFFEE COUNTIES. ANOTHER
BATCH OF HEAVIER SNOW WILL STRIKE THE SAME LOCATIONS ON TUESDAY
INTO WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

10/06

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