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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
530 AM MST MON DEC 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-
530 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH
WILL IMPACT THE AREA FROM THE SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS EAST
ACROSS THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS TODAY. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL ALSO
IMPACT MUCH OF THE REMAINDER OF CENTRAL AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO
WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE FOR THE
NORTHERN HIGH TERRAIN TODAY THEN SPREAD DOWN THE PLAINS TONIGHT.
THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...AND FRIGID TEMPERATURES
WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SNOW WILL TAPER OFF OVER THE EAST SLOPES AND SOUTHEAST PLAINS
TUESDAY MORNING. NORTH WINDS WILL THEN INCREASE AGAIN OVER THE
NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL PLAINS WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. MUCH
COLDER AIR AND BLOWING SNOW WILL ALLOW HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS
TO PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY.

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT 1.888.386.7637 TO REPORT
WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 50 MPH...WIND DAMAGE...AND HEAVY SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS.

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GUYER







Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
406 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

..STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS TODAY FOR PORTIONS OF NEW
MEXICO...

.STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ALOFT COMBINED WITH RAPIDLY DEEPENING LOW
PRESSURE OVER EASTERN NEW MEXICO WILL SET UP A VERY WINDY DAY
TODAY FOR CENTRAL AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO. EXPECT THE STRONGEST
WINDS OVER THE SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS AND CENTRAL HIGHLANDS.
WINDY CONDITIONS WILL TAPER OFF LATE THIS AFTERNOON THEN MUCH
COLDER AIR WILL FILTER INTO THE AREA. IMPACTS FROM WIND WILL THEN
TRANSITION TO SNOW WITHIN THE HIGH PLAINS THIS EVENING.

NMZ501-503-504-506>508-518>520-525-526-529-537-540-221900-
/O.NEW.KABQ.WI.Y.0045.141222T1600Z-141223T0000Z/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-DE BACA COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
406 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...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...MUCH OF CENTRAL AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO...AS WELL AS
  THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS...SOUTHWEST CHAVES AND DE BACA COUNTIES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS MORNING...PEAK DURING THE MID
  TO LATE AFTERNOON...THEN TAPER OFF EARLY THIS EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...NO WIDESPREAD REDUCTIONS ARE EXPECTED.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS WILL BE A NUISANCE FOR HIGH
  PROFILE AND LARGE VEHICLES. CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS AND OTHER
  LIGHT WEIGHT OBJECTS WILL BE BLOWN AROUND.

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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