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Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch

Statement as of 5:12 AM MST on February 22, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 23, 2017


... Wind Advisory in effect from noon today to 6 PM MST this
evening...
... High wind watch in effect from Thursday morning through
Thursday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM MST this
evening. A high wind watch has also been issued. This high wind
watch is in effect from Thursday morning through Thursday
afternoon.

* Location... much of the northeast and east central areas.

* Winds... west at 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph today. West 30
to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph Thursday.

* Timing... winds will increase tonight and early Thursday morning,
peaking from the late morning through the afternoon, then
subsiding in the early evening.

* Visibility... may be reduced to 3 miles in blowing dust.

* Local impacts... drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high-profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution. This is
especially the case on I 25 from Las Vegas to Raton.

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.

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.






Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 4:50 AM MST on February 22, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EST on February 23, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 6 PM MST
this evening...
... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon to 7 PM MST
Thursday...

* area and timing... northeast Highlands and eastern plains both
Wednesday and Thursday afternoons as well as into early
Thursday evening.

* 20 foot winds... west 20 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph
today. West 25 to 45 mph with gusts of 55 to 65 mph Thursday.


* Relative humidity... minimum values of 8 to 14 percent. Lowest
values across the northeast on Wednesday and east Central
Plains on Thursday.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this red flag warning.






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