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New Mexico, Southwest Chaves County

High Wind Warning

Statement as of 3:33 AM MST on January 21, 2018

Expires 1:00 AM EST on January 22, 2018


... High Wind Warning now in effect until 11 PM MST this evening...

* location... this includes the central and south Central
Highlands, south central mountains and eastern Lincoln and
southwest Chaves counties.

* Winds... southwest increasing to 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60,
increasing with gusts to 65 mph out of the west by mid-morning,
diminishing late afternoon and early evening. Damaging wind
gusts could reach 70 mph on mountain peaks.

* Timing... winds will peak this morning remaining strong through
much of today before diminishing by sunset.

* Visibility... locally reduced to 3 to 5 miles in blowing dust,
and under 1 mile in snow and blowing snow late tonight.

* Local impacts... take action to secure trash cans, lawn
furniture, and other loose or lightweight outdoor objects. High
winds can topple trees, blow weakened roofs off houses, and down
power lines. Travel on roads will be hazardous, especially on
north to south facing roads, including U.S. Highways 285 and
54. A brief period of snow and blowing snow could create even
more treacherous Road conditions late tonight and early Sunday
morning.

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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