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Northeast Plains-East Central Plains-
400 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM
MST THIS EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 6 PM MST
* AREA AND TIMING...Northeast and east central plains this
afternoon and early evening.
* 20 FOOT WINDS...West and southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40
or 45 mph.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum values between 10 and 15 percent.
* 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.
$$High Wind Watch
Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Central Highlands-
South Central Highlands-South Central Mountains-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-
Southwest Chaves County-
351 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017
...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
* LOCATION...From the Sandia, Manzano and South Central
mountains, the Central and South Central Highlands, Eastern
Lincoln and Southwest Chaves Counties, east to the Texas
* WINDS...West to southwest at 30 to 45 mph with gusts of 60 to
* TIMING...Winds will increase rapidly early Tuesday morning,
peak from midday through the afternoon, then diminish in the
* VISIBILITY...Could be reduced to 1 mile in blowing dust across
the highlands and plains.
* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high-profile vehicles should be prepared for these potentially
dangerous high winds, especially on north to south oriented
highways, including U.S. Highways 285 and 54.
Remember, A High Wind Watch means conditions are favorable for a
potentially damaging high wind event in and close to the watch
area. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph
or more can lead to property damage. Monitor the latest forecasts
at weather.gov/abq, listen to NOAA weather radio or your favorite