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New Mexico, Guadalupe County

High Wind Watch

Statement as of 3:40 PM MST on January 20, 2018

Expires 7:00 PM EST on January 21, 2018


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

* location... all of east central New Mexico as well as the
Chaves County plains.

* Winds... west 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase sharply Sunday morning, peak
during the midday through much of the afternoon before
diminishing late in the afternoon and evening.

* Visibility... reduced to 2 to 4 miles or less in blowing dust.

* 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 will be hazardous, especially on
north to south facing highways, including portions of U.S.
Highways 285, 84 and 70.

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.




Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 5:27 AM MST on January 20, 2018

Expires 8:00 PM EST on January 20, 2018


... Red flag warning in effect from noon today to 6 PM MST this
evening...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM MST this
evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Area and timing... east central and northeast plains. Critical
conditions are possible throughout the afternoon.

* 20 foot winds... southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40
mph this afternoon, peaking by 2pm.

* Relative humidity... around 10 to 15 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this red flag warning.





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