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High Wind Warning, High Wind Watch

Statement as of 11:35 AM MDT on March 23, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on March 24, 2017


... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this
evening...
... High wind watch remains in effect from Friday morning through
Friday evening...

* location... Raton ridge/Johnson mesa; Harding, Quay, and Curry
counties.

* Winds... southwest 30 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph today.
Turning north northwest at 35 to 50 mph with gusts up to 65 mph
on Friday.

* Timing... winds will continue to strengthen around mid day, then
become very strong during the mid to late afternoon. Speeds will
trend downward with sunset, but still remain breezy to windy
through the night. High and potentially damaging winds will
develop again late tonight through Friday morning behind another
powerful cold front from the north.

* Visibility... dropping to 1 to 3 miles at times in dust prone
locations.

* Local impacts... unsecured objects may become airborne and
power lines may topple over. Power outages will be possible.
Cross winds will be dangerous, especially for high profile
vehicles.

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.

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 4:11 AM MDT on March 23, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on March 23, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to
7 PM MDT this evening...

* area and timing... much of the eastern plains of New Mexico this
afternoon through early evening.

* 20 foot winds... south to southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts 55
to to 65 mph. Turning westerly by late afternoon.

* Relative humidity... 9 to 15 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
and will be hard to control. Long range spotting and extreme
fire behavior will be possible. Outdoor burning should not be
done.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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





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