Lincoln County, New Mexico
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High Wind Watch
NMZ526-539-540-231900-
/O.NEW.KABQ.HW.A.0003.170124T0100Z-170124T2300Z/
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
430 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A HIGH
WIND WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...THIS INCLUDES SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...SOUTHWEST
CHAVES COUNTY...AND EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST AT 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 60 TO 65 MPH
TONIGHT...SHIFTING TO THE WEST AT SIMILAR SPEEDS TUESDAY.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE TODAY...CONTINUE TONIGHT AND
TUESDAY MORNING...BEFORE DIMINISHING TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY REDUCED IN BLOWING SNOW.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON NORTH TO
SOUTH ORIENTED ROADWAYS. LOOSE AND LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS MAY
BECOME LOFTED. DOWNED TREE LIMBS AND POWERLINES ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 MEDIA OUTLET.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
NMZ521-523-524-529-532-533-231900-
/O.NEW.KABQ.WI.Y.0007.170123T1700Z-170124T2300Z/
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
430 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM MST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM MST
TUESDAY.

* LOCATION...THE SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS...CENTRAL...SOUTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS...AS WELL AS EASTERN SAN MIGUEL
AND GUADALUPE COUNTIES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 50 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE QUICKLY THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE
INTO TUESDAY. WINDS WILL DROP BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS AT TIMES
TONIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY REDUCED BY BLOWING SNOW IN THE HIGHER
TERRAIN AND BLOWING DUST IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON NORTH TO
SOUTH ORIENTED ROADWAYS. DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 25
FROM GLORIETA PASS TO LAS VEGAS.

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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