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New Mexico, Central Highlands

High Wind Warning

Statement as of 4:58 PM MST on November 17, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on November 18, 2017


... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 5 am MST Saturday...

* location... the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, central and northeast
Highlands, Raton ridge, Johnson Mesa and Union County.

* Winds... west 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph, becoming
northwest.

* Timing... high winds will continue to be a threat well into the
night, diminishing before daybreak.

* Visibility... no significant restrictions, but visibilities may
briefly drop between 3 and 5 miles in blowing dust.

* Local impacts... strong cross winds will make travel difficult
along north to south oriented roadways and exposed areas on
ridge tops. Damage to trees, power lines, light weight
objects, and weakened structures is possible from these winds.
Snow over the Sangre de Cristo Mountains could accumulate a
couple of inches overnight above 8500 feet, with blowing snow
reducing the visibility to under 1 mile at times.

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.





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