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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
406 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

..STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS TODAY FOR PORTIONS OF NEW
MEXICO...

.STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ALOFT COMBINED WITH RAPIDLY DEEPENING LOW
PRESSURE OVER EASTERN NEW MEXICO WILL SET UP A VERY WINDY DAY
TODAY FOR CENTRAL AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO. EXPECT THE STRONGEST
WINDS OVER THE SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS AND CENTRAL HIGHLANDS.
WINDY CONDITIONS WILL TAPER OFF LATE THIS AFTERNOON THEN MUCH
COLDER AIR WILL FILTER INTO THE AREA. IMPACTS FROM WIND WILL THEN
TRANSITION TO SNOW WITHIN THE HIGH PLAINS THIS EVENING.

NMZ501-503-504-506>508-518>520-525-526-529-537-540-221900-
/O.NEW.KABQ.WI.Y.0045.141222T1600Z-141223T0000Z/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-DE BACA COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
406 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST
THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST
THIS AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...MUCH OF CENTRAL AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO...AS WELL AS
  THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS...SOUTHWEST CHAVES AND DE BACA COUNTIES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS MORNING...PEAK DURING THE MID
  TO LATE AFTERNOON...THEN TAPER OFF EARLY THIS EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...NO WIDESPREAD REDUCTIONS ARE EXPECTED.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS WILL BE A NUISANCE FOR HIGH
  PROFILE AND LARGE VEHICLES. CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS AND OTHER
  LIGHT WEIGHT OBJECTS WILL BE BLOWN AROUND.

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.

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
310 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

COZ021>023-221815-
/O.NEW.KGJT.WI.Y.0016.141222T1200Z-141223T0300Z/
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...MANCOS...
DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO
310 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* IMPACTS...GUSTY BUFFETING WINDS COULD MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT AT TIMES
  THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT A SIGNIFICANT WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT. USE
EXTRA CAUTION.


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