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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 7:46 PM MST on December 21, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EST on December 22, 2014


... High wind watch remains in effect from Monday morning through
Monday afternoon...
... Wind Advisory will expire at 8 PM MST this evening...

* location... the Central Highlands and Guadalupe County.

* Winds... on Monday... northwest winds sustained at 35 to 45 mph
with gusts near 65 mph.

* Timing... strong winds are expected on Monday. Winds will ramp up
quickly Monday morning... peak during the mid to late afternoon
hours... and taper off during the evening.

* Visibility... no widespread reductions are expected.

* Local impacts... strong cross winds will be a nuisance for
large and high profile vehicles... including along Interstate
40 between Clines Corners and Newkirk.

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.






Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:38 PM MST on December 21, 2014


Preliminary peak non-thunderstorm wind gust reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 14 hours.

... County... Peak gust time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... Chaves County...
   Mesa 4 S 49 1045 am 12/21
   Mesa 8 se 47 1222 PM 12/21
   Bitter Lake wildlife ref 14 NNE 40 237 PM 12/21
      - Eight Mile draw RAWS.

... Colfax County...
   Angel Fire 2 NNW 43 135 PM 12/21
      - kaxx AWOS.

... Curry County...
   Cannon AFB 1 N 40 247 PM 12/21
      - kcvs ASOS.
   Texico 3 NNW 38 255 PM 12/21
      - kcvn AWOS.

... De Baca County...
   Fort Sumner 1 E 46 110 PM 12/21
   Sumner Lake 1 NW 44 502 PM 12/21

... Guadalupe County...
   Pastura 2 NE 51 915 PM 12/21
   Vaughn 4 NE 46 135 PM 12/21
   Milagro 3 ESE 46 715 PM 12/21

... Lincoln County...
   Fort Stanton 2 SSW 55 955 PM 12/21
      - ksrr AWOS.
   Encinoso 18 NNE 51 1220 PM 12/21
   Ancho 10 NNE 36 1100 am 12/21
   Nogal 5 NW 36 1230 PM 12/21

... Los Alamos County...
   Los Alamos 2 SSW 44 845 PM 12/21

... Roosevelt County...
   Dora 2 SW 47 120 PM 12/21
   Milnesand 4 E 40 219 PM 12/21
   Tolar 13 se 40 314 PM 12/21
      - Melrose range RAWS.

... San Miguel County...
   San Miguel 3 SSW 48 450 PM 12/21
   Las Vegas 6 NE 45 151 PM 12/21
      - klvs ASOS.

... Sandoval County...
   Placitas 1 ESE 48 412 PM 12/21

... Torrance County...
   Clines Corners 1 SSE 61 155 PM 12/21
      - kcqc ASOS.
   Moriarty 3 ESE 43 1015 am 12/21
      - k0e0 AWOS.
   Duran 4 NNE 39 215 PM 12/21

Preliminary sustained wind reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 14 hours.

... County... wind speed time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... Chaves County...
   Mesa 4 S 39 1045 am 12/21
   Mesa 8 se 37 1212 PM 12/21

... Colfax County...
   Angel Fire 2 NNW 33 155 PM 12/21
      - kaxx AWOS.

... Curry County...
   Texico 3 NNW 32 315 PM 12/21
      - kcvn AWOS.

... Guadalupe County...
   Pastura 2 NE 33 915 PM 12/21

... Lincoln County...
   Fort Stanton 2 SSW 38 955 PM 12/21
      - ksrr AWOS.

... Roosevelt County...
   Dora 2 SW 35 120 PM 12/21
   Milnesand 4 E 31 521 PM 12/21

... San Miguel County...
   Las Vegas 6 NE 35 153 PM 12/21
      - klvs ASOS.

... Torrance County...
   Clines Corners 1 SSE 43 153 PM 12/21
      - kcqc ASOS.


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