Otero County, New Mexico
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Weather Alerts: Otero County, New Mexico
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High Wind Warning
NMZ404>407-410-411-413-417-TXZ418>424-220700-
/O.CON.KEPZ.HW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170122T1200Z/
SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-
UPLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN-
NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY-SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY-
SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-OTERO MESA-WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY-
EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY-
NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS-SALT BASIN-
SOUTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LORDSBURG...RED ROCK...VIRDEN...
ANTELOPE WELLS...ANIMAS...HACHITA...CLOVERDALE...DEMING...
COLUMBUS...GARFIELD...HATCH...RADIUM SPRINGS...LAS CRUCES...
VADO...SUNLAND PARK...CHAPARRAL...OROGRANDE...
WHITE SANDS RANGE HEADQUARTERS...CROW FLATS...DOWNTOWN EL PASO...
WEST EL PASO...UPPER VALLEY...EAST AND NORTHEAST EL PASO...
SOCORRO...FORT BLISS...HUECO TANKS...LOMA LINDA...CORNUDAS...
DELL CITY...SALT FLAT...SIERRA BLANCA...FABENS...FORT HANCOCK...
TORNILLO...INDIAN HOT SPRINGS
314 PM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING BEFORE TAPERING OFF.

* WINDS...STRONG WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 OR
HIGHER WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...THE VERY STRONG WINDS MAY LEAD TO ISOLATED PROPERTY
DAMAGE AND TO SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES. THE WINDS WILL ALSO
MAKE DRIVING HAZARDOUS AND WE COULD SEE A FEW LARGE COMMERCIAL
VEHICLES BEING BLOWN OFF THE ROAD.

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.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
NMZ409-412-220700-
/O.CON.KEPZ.WI.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-170122T1200Z/
SIERRA COUNTY LAKES-CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES...DERRY...
SPACEPORT...ALAMOGORDO...TULAROSA...WHITE SANDS MONUMENT
314 PM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING
AND THEN START TO TAPER OFF.

* WINDS...STRONG WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 OR
HIGHER WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...THE STRONG WINDS COULD LEAD TO ISOLATED POWER
OUTAGES. THE WINDS WILL ALSO MAKE DRIVING HAZARDOUS...
ESPECIALLY ON NORTH-SOUTH RUNNING ROADS.

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.

&&

$$
Winter Storm Warning
NMZ414-415-220700-
/O.CON.KEPZ.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170122T1200Z/
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MESCALERO...TIMBERON...MOUNTAIN PARK...
CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT
324 PM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST SUNDAY...

* EVENT...SNOW SHOWERS...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES WILL OCCUR
INTO THE PREDAWN HOURS SUNDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET. ADDITIONAL
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY BE 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH TOTAL
SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES ABOVE 8000 FEET WITH 2
TO 6 INCHES BELOW 8000 FEET. STRONG WINDS MAY CAUSE WIDESPREAD
POWER OUTAGES AND NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS IN OPEN AREAS.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OFF AND ON THROUGH
EARLY SUNDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROAD CLOSURES WILL BE POSSIBLE AND DANGEROUS
DRIVING CONDITIONS LIKELY ON MOUNTAIN ROADS ABOVE 6000 FEET.

* OTHER IMPACTS...VERY STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL PRODUCE BLOWING
AND DRIFTING SNOW CAUSING POOR VISIBILITIES UNDER A QUARTER MILE
IN SOME AREAS. SOME LOCATIONS WILL SEE NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS
THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. IN ADDITION...THESE VERY STRONG
WINDS COULD LEAD TO WIDE SPREAD POWER OUTAGES AND SIGNIFICANT
TREE FALLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
NMZ416-220700-
/O.CON.KEPZ.WW.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170122T1200Z/
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MAYHILL...PINON...SACRAMENTO
324 PM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
SUNDAY...

* EVENT...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING WITH
ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS GENERALLY LESS THAN AN INCH. TOTAL
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE ABOVE 5000
FEET. STRONG WINDS COULD CAUSE NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS IN OPEN
AREAS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY SUNDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BE SNOW PACKED AND ICY AND DIFFICULT TO
DRIVE ON.

* OTHER IMPACTS...STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL PRODUCE BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW CAUSING POOR VISIBILITIES UNDER A QUARTER MILE IN
SOME OPEN AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING... ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

&&

$$
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