Colfax County, New Mexico
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Fire Weather Warning
NMZ103-104-108-231400-
/O.EXP.KABQ.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-170223T0100Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.W.0005.170223T1900Z-170224T0200Z/
Northeast Highlands-Northeast Plains-East Central Plains-
550 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MST
THURSDAY...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 6 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* AREA AND TIMING...Northeast Highlands, Northeast and East
Central Plains Thursday afternoon into the early evening.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...West 25 to 45 mph with gusts of 55 to 65 mph
Thursday.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Minimum values of 8 to 14 percent with the
lowest values across the east central plains.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly and
will be hard to control. Long range spotting and extreme fire
behavior will be possible. Outdoor burning should not be done.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Red Flag Warning.

&&

$$

High Wind Warning
NMZ515-521>524-526>540-231900-
/O.UPG.KABQ.HW.A.0006.170223T1600Z-170224T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KABQ.HW.W.0008.170223T1600Z-170224T0000Z/
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-
Estancia Valley-Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-
South Central Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Union County-
Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-
Southwest Chaves County-
337 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST
THIS AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a High
Wind Warning, which is in effect from 9 AM this morning to 5 PM
MST this afternoon. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* LOCATION...Along and east of New Mexico's central mountain chain.

* WINDS...West 30 to 40 mph with gusts around 60 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will strengthen through the morning, then peak in
strength during the early to mid afternoon, before weakening
with sunset.

* VISIBILITY...May be locally reduced below 3 miles in dust prone
locations.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Very strong cross winds will make driving
hazardous on north to south oriented roads, like I-25 around Las
Vegas and northward over Raton Pass. Unsecured objects may
become airborne, and lightweight structures may topple.

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
NMZ507-508-512>514-516-518>520-525-231900-
/O.NEW.KABQ.WI.Y.0014.170223T1600Z-170224T0000Z/
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
Upper Rio Grande Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Upper Tularosa Valley-
337 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST
THIS AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 9 AM this morning to 5 PM MST
this afternoon.

* LOCATION...the upper, middle and lower Rio Grande Valley; Santa
Fe metro area; higher peaks and west slopes of the Sangre de
Cristo Mountains; upper Tularosa Valley; west central highlands
and southwest mountains.

* WINDS...West 20 to 35 mph with gusts from 40 to 50 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will strengthen through the morning, then peak in
strength during the early to mid afternoon, before weakening
with sunset.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced below 3 miles in dust prone
locations south and southwest of Santa Fe.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Hazardous crosswinds will impact north to south
oriented roads like I-25. Unsecured 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.

&&

$$

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