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New Mexico, West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains

High Wind Watch

Statement as of 3:53 AM MST on December 10, 2016

Expires 4:00 PM EST on December 11, 2016


... High wind watch remains in effect from this afternoon through
Sunday afternoon...

* location... Central Mountain chain and east Central Highlands.

* Winds... west 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

* Timing... strong winds will develop tonight and peak Sunday
morning before decreasing Sunday afternoon.

* Visibility... may be limited to less than one mile in blowing
snow in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains Sunday.

* Local impacts... dangerous Crosswinds will impact north to
south oriented roads. A few trees... power poles and flimsy
structures may topple. Unsecured objects may become airborne
or blow around.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember... a high wind watch means conditions are favorable for a
potentially damaging high wind event in and close to the watch
area. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph
or more can lead to property damage. Monitor the latest forecasts
at weather.Gov/abq... listen to NOAA Weather Radio or your
favorite media outlet.




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