Sandoval County, New Mexico
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High Wind Warning
NMZ521-523>526-539-540-281900-
/O.CON.KABQ.HW.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170301T0200Z/
Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Central Highlands-
South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Eastern Lincoln County-
Southwest Chaves County-
250 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...From the Sandia, Manzano and South Central mountains,
the Central and South Central Highlands, Upper Tularosa Basin,
Eastern Lincoln and Southwest Chaves Counties.

* WINDS...West to southwest at 30 to 45 mph with gusts of 60 to
70 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will continue to strengthen through the remainder
of the morning, peak from midday through the afternoon, then
diminish in the evening.

* VISIBILITY...Could be reduced to 3 miles in blowing dust at
times.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high-profile vehicles should be prepared for dangerously high
winds, especially on north to south oriented highways, including
U.S. Highways 285 and 54. Motorists in high profile vehicles
should consider delaying travel.

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.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
NMZ518-527-281900-
/O.EXA.KABQ.WI.Y.0016.170228T1700Z-170301T0200Z/
Santa Fe Metro Area-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
250 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 10 AM this morning to 7 PM MST
this evening.

* LOCATION...Santa Fe Metro as well as Raton Mesa along the New
Mexico Colorado line.

* WINDS...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to near 45 mph,
shifting west 30 to 35 mph with occasional gusts to near 60 mph
around midday to early afternoon.

* TIMING...Winds increasing through the morning hours and peaking
mid day to early afternoon with the passage of a cold front.
Winds decreasing late today into evening.

* VISIBILITY...Widespread restrictions to visibility are not
expected. However, rain and snow showers developing along and
behind the front may briefly limit visibility to between 3 and 5
miles at times late today.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Hazardous crosswinds will impact north-south
oriented roadways, such as Interstate 25. Lightweight objects
may become airborne.

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.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
NMZ507-519-520-281900-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0016.170228T1700Z-170301T0200Z/
West Central Highlands-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-
250 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...Middle and Lower Rio Grande Valley, West Central
Highlands.

* WINDS...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to near 45 mph,
shifting west 30 to 35 mph with occasional gusts to near 55 mph
around mid day Tuesday.

* TIMING...Winds increasing through the morning hours and peaking
around mid day with the passage of a cold front. Winds
decreasing late afternoon into the early evening.

* VISIBILITY...Widespread restrictions to visibility are not
expected. However, areas of blowing dust preceding the front and
rain and snow showers developing along and behind it may briefly
limit visibility to between 3 and 5 miles at times late today.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Hazardous crosswinds will impact north-south
oriented roadways, such as Interstate 25 between Socorro and
Albuquerque. Lightweight objects may become airborne.

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.

&&

$$
Winter Weather Advisory
NMZ502-504-506-508-511-281900-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-170301T0300Z/
Chuska Mountains-Northwest Highlands-West Central Mountains-
Southwest Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
510 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 to 4 inches below 7500 feet and 4 to 8
inches above 7500 feet. Locally higher amounts up to 10 inches
over the higher west facing slopes and peaks of the Jemez and
western mountains.

* TIMING...Snow, briefly heavy at times, will continue through
early afternoon before gradually diminishing late today into
early evening.

* WINDS...West to southwest 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to to 40
mph today becoming westerly 10 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph tonight.

* SNOW LEVELS...Temperatures will be cold enough for snow at all
locations today with a mix of rain and snow near and below 6500
feet during the afternoon.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Roads may become snow covered and icy at times
especially on bridges and overpasses. Sudden reductions in
visibility due to the snow and blowing snow can be expected. A
flash freeze scenario will be possible this evening due to
rapidly dropping temperatures and residual moisture on road surfaces.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
visibilities will be restricted due to a combination of falling
and blowing snow.

&&

$$
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