weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

2 products issued by NWS for:

Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1056 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...STRONG TO DAMAGING WINDS TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...

.VERY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP OVER AND NEAR THE MOUNTAINS
AND ACROSS THE ADJACENT HIGHLANDS TONIGHT...THEN EXPAND THROUGHOUT
MUCH OF THE LOWER ELEVATIONS BY MID DAY SUNDAY. DAMAGING WINDS MAY
DEVELOP OVER THE PEAKS AND ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAIN CHAIN LATER TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF SUNDAY.
MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES ARE ALSO FORECAST SUNDAY AS A COLD FRONT
PLUNGES THROUGH THE STATE FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST. WIND CHILLS
IN THE LOWER 20S TO LOWER 30S ARE LIKELY SUNDAY AFTERNOON OVER
MUCH OF THE REGION.

NMZ501-518>520-525-535>538-231230-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0041.141123T1600Z-141124T0100Z/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-CURRY COUNTY-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-
1056 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 6 PM MST SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AS
  WELL AS THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU...SANTA FE AND ALBUQUERQUE METRO
  AREAS...LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY.

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

* TIMING...WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN SUNDAY MORNING...PEAK BY MID
  DAY...AND DIMINISH EARLY SUNDAY EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...NO VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS ARE EXPECTED.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON NORTH TO
  SOUTH AND NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST ORIENTED ROADWAYS...INCLUDING
  INTERSTATE 25. DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR
  HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING. SUDDEN GUSTS
OF WIND MAY CAUSE YOU TO LOSE CONTROL OF YOUR VEHICLE. EXTRA
ATTENTION SHOULD BE GIVEN TO CROSS WINDS.

&&

$$








Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
552 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

NMZ501>540-231300-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
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-
552 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AND ESPECIALLY TONIGHT ALONG
AND JUST EAST OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN. MOUNTAIN WAVE
ACTIVITY MAY CREATE VERY STRONG AND ERRATIC GUSTS FROM THE EAST
SLOPES OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN TO THE I-25 CORRIDOR AND
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS. STRONG WINDS WILL ALSO BE NOTED ACROSS THE HIGH
PEAKS OF WESTERN NEW MEXICO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY FOR MUCH OF
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH
ARE LIKELY ALONG AND WEST OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...WHILE GUSTS
IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH ARE LIKELY ALONG AND JUST EAST OF THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAIN CHAIN. ADDITIONALLY...MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL
RETURN AND SNOW MAY DEVELOP ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS. THE
COMBINATION OF SNOW AND STRONG WINDS MAY CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING
SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

WEATHER CAN CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT STRONG WINDS THROUGH THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/ABQ
OR BY CALLING 1.888.386.7637.

$$

34








U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: May 16, 2007
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE