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High Wind Warning

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

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on March 23, 2017


... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this
evening...

* location... portions of the Central Mountain chain, adjacent
eastern Highlands and plains.

* Winds... southwest 30 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing... winds will strengthen around mid day, then become very
strong during the mid to late afternoon. Speeds will trend downward
with sunset, but will probably remain hazardous in many
locations tonight and again on Friday.

* 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 on northwest-to-southeast
oriented roads, like Highway 285 from Eldorado to Roswell.

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.





Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 4:46 AM MDT on March 23, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on March 24, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon CDT /11 am MDT/
today to 1 am CDT /midnight MDT/ Friday for relative humidity of
15% or less, 20 foot winds of 20 mph or more, and high to extreme
fire danger...

* humidity... 5 to 10%.

* Wind... above 6000 feet... southwest 20 to 30 mph increasing to 30
to 50 mph in the afternoon. Below 6000 feet... southwest 20 to
25 mph increasing to 25 to 45 mph in the afternoon.

* Fire danger... high to extreme.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not throw cigarettes onto the ground or out of a moving
vehicle. Do not drive through tall grass. Avoid activities that
may produce outdoor flames or Sparks. Accidental ignitions will
have the potential to grow rapidly into dangerous wind-driven
wildfires.





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