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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
1204 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...STRONG WINDS TODAY AND THURSDAY OVER MANY LOCATIONS...

.A strong jet stream aloft will bring a couple of short wave
troughs across New Mexico through Thursday. At the surface,
deepening low pressure through Thursday will combine with the
upper troughs to bring strong winds to large portions of the
state both days. The strongest winds will be on Thursday from the
central mountains to the Texas border.

NMZ502-505-506-230100-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-170223T0100Z/
Chuska Mountains-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
1204 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

* LOCATION...Chuska and West Central Mountains as well as the
  West Central Plateau.

* WINDS...southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will increase this morning, peak this afternoon
  then diminish during the early evening.

* VISIBILITY...may be reduced to 1 mile in blowing dust.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Localized areas of blowing dust may suddenly
  reduce visibility`s. This is especially true on I 25 between
  Gallup and Grants.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
957 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

AZZ004-006-007-009>013-039-040-230100-
/O.CON.KFGZ.WI.Y.0008.170222T1900Z-170223T0100Z/
Kaibab Plateau-Grand Canyon Country-Coconino Plateau-
Northeast Plateaus and Mesas Hwy 264 Northward-Chinle Valley-
Chuska Mountains and Defiance Plateau-
Little Colorado River Valley in Coconino County-
Little Colorado River Valley in Navajo County-Black Mesa Area-
Northeast Plateaus and Mesas South of Hwy 264-
Including the cities of Jacob Lake, Fredonia,
Grand Canyon Village, Supai, North Rim, Valle, Keams Canyon,
Kaibito, Canyon De Chelly, Chinle, Kayenta, Window Rock, Ganado,
Wupatki N.M, .Tuba City, Winslow, Holbrook, Snowflake,
Navajo N.M., Dilkon, and Kykotsmovi
957 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

* TIMING...This afternoon through early evening.

* WINDS...Southwest 20 to 30 MPH gusting up to 40 to 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...Driving could become difficult at times, especially
  for high profile vehicles on east west oriented roads,
  including Interstate 40.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph...or
gusts from 40 to 57 mph...are expected. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles.
Consider securing loose belongings on your property. Additional
weather information is on the web at www.weather.gov/flagstaff.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
345 AM PST Wed Feb 22 2017

CAZ523-524-222300-
/O.EXT.KVEF.WI.Y.0018.170222T1700Z-170223T0800Z/
Western Mojave Desert-Eastern Mojave Desert-
Including Barstow, Daggett, Fort Irwin, Baker,
Mountain Pass, and Mitchell Caverns
345 AM PST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT
PST TONIGHT...

* TIMING...Winds will increase late this morning, peak during the
  afternoon and evening then gradually decrease late in the
  evening.

* WINDS...West 25 to 35 mph with gusts 40 to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Winds gusting over 40 mph can make driving
  difficult...especially for high profile vehicles on
  north-south oriented roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drivers of vans...campers...trailers...and other high profile
vehicles should be alert to the danger of these winds.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
345 AM PST Wed Feb 22 2017

CAZ525-222300-
/O.CON.KVEF.WI.Y.0018.170222T2300Z-170223T0800Z/
Morongo Basin-
Including Morongo Valley, Yucca Valley,
and Twentynine Palms
345 AM PST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

* TIMING...Winds will increase late Wednesday afternoon, peak
early evening and then diminish late evening.

* WINDS...West-northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts 40 to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Winds gusting over 40 mph can make driving
  difficult...especially for high profile vehicles on
  north-south oriented roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drivers of vans...campers...trailers...and other high profile
vehicles should be alert to the danger of these winds.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Diego CA
237 AM PST Wed Feb 22 2017

...Gusty westerly winds this afternoon and tonight in the
mountains and deserts ...

.An upper-level trough moving across the region will create gusty
westerly winds over portions of the mountains and deserts
this afternoon through tonight. Strongest winds will be along
desert mountain slopes. Winds will diminish early Thursday
morning.

CAZ055-056-058-060-062-065-222200-
/O.CON.KSGX.WI.Y.0011.170222T2100Z-170223T0900Z/
San Bernardino County Mountains-Riverside County Mountains-
San Diego County Mountains-Apple and Lucerne Valleys-
San Diego County Deserts-San Gorgonio Pass Near Banning-
Including the cities of...Crestline...Running Springs...Julian
237 AM PST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
1 AM PST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...Westerly 25 to 35 mph...with gusts to 45 mph in the
  deserts and 55 mph along desert mountain slopes.

* TIMING...this afternoon through tonight.

* LOCATION...strongest winds on desert mountain slopes and
  adjacent deserts.

* VISIBILITY...Only locally reduced in the deserts due to
  blowing dust and sand.

* IMPACTS...Hazardous driving for motorists in high profile
  vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

&&

$$

MM

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