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New Mexico, Roosevelt County

High Wind Watch

Statement as of 2:38 PM MST on January 19, 2018

Expires 7:00 PM EST on January 21, 2018


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

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a high
wind watch, which is in effect from Sunday morning through Sunday
afternoon.

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

* Winds... west winds will increase to 35 to 45 mph with gusts to
60 mph Sunday morning and continue through much of the
afternoon.

* 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 3-5 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 Watch

Statement as of 6:04 PM MST on January 19, 2018

Expires 8:00 PM EST on January 20, 2018


... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect Saturday afternoon...
... Red flag warning has expired...

* area and timing... east Central Plains. Critical conditions are
possible Saturday throughout the afternoon.

* 20 foot winds... southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40
mph Saturday afternoon.

* Relative humidity... around 15 percent Saturday.

* 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 Fire Weather Watch.






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