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249 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
MDT THIS EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 9 PM MDT MONDAY...
The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 8 PM MDT
this evening. A Red Flag Warning has also been issued from 10 AM
to 9 PM MDT Monday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in
effect. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* AREA AND TIMING...Northwest Highlands this afternoon and
evening, then Monday late morning into Monday evening.
* 20 FOOT WINDS...Generally west to southwest 20 to 30 mph with
gusts to near 40 mph both today and Monday.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Dropping to 7 to 12 percent today. Falling
to 5 to 10 percent on Monday.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Red Flag Warning.
Chuska Mountains-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Southwest Chaves County-
437 PM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 9 PM MDT MONDAY...
The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM MDT Monday.
* LOCATION...From the central and south central mountains and
highlands westward to the Arizona border, as well as the higher
peaks and east slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, and the
Chuska Mountains. This Advisory excludes the San Francisco River
* WINDS...West and southwest at 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50
* TIMING...Winds will strengthen around mid day, then become
hazardous during the afternoon. Speeds should peak in strength
in the mid to late afternoon, then weaken through early evening,
except at the highest elevations where strong winds may persist
through Monday night.
* VISIBILITY...Locally reduce at times in dust prone locations.
* LOCAL IMPACTS...Strong cross winds will impact north-to-south
roads, like I-25 southward from Bernalillo through Socorro.
Light-weight and unsecured objects may become airborne.
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.