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New Mexico, Chaves County Plains

High Wind Warning

Statement as of 3:37 AM MST on February 23, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 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 The high wind watch is no longer in effect.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.






Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:01 AM MST on February 23, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EST on February 23, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am CST /10 am MST/
this morning to 8 PM CST /7 PM MST/ this evening for warm... dry...
very windy... and very high to extreme fire danger for southeast
New Mexico... the extreme northwestern Permian Basin... Guadalupe
and Davis Mountains and the adjacent plains...

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Friday morning through
Friday evening for warm... dry... very windy... and very high fire
danger for southeast New Mexico... the extreme northwestern Permian
Basin... Guadalupe and Davis Mountains and the adjacent plains...

* wind... west 25 to 45 mph with higher gusts Thursday. West to
northwest 20 to 35 mph with higher gusts Friday.

* Temperatures... 15 to 20 degrees above normal Thursday. Near
normal on Friday.

* Humidity... 7 to 15 percent.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions... this is a very dangerous
fire weather situation. Strong winds and very low relative
humidities combined with above normal temperatures will create
weather conditions favorable for the multiple occurrence of large
fires.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.






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