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Winter Weather Advisory:

Issued at: 4:40 am MST on December 22, 2014, expires at: 8:00 AM MST on December 23, 2014
  • ...Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 8 am MST Tuesday... The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow...which is in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 8 am MST Tuesday.
  • Snow accumulations...1 to 3 inches.
  • Timing...snow will develop early this evening then increase in coverage and intensity overnight before tapering off Tuesday morning.
  • Winds...north to northeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph this evening and overnight.
  • Snow levels...snow levels will fall to all locations through this evening.
  • Local impacts...the combination of snow...blowing snow...and cold temperatures will reduce visibility and create snow packed and icy roads. Travel will be impacted on interstates 25 and 40...highways 60...54...285...and 70. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that visibilities will be restricted due to a combination of falling and blowing snow.

High Wind Warning:

Issued at: 4:06 am MST on December 22, 2014, expires at: 5:00 PM MST on December 22, 2014
  • ...High Wind Warning in effect until 5 PM MST this afternoon... The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a High Wind Warning...which is in effect until 5 PM MST this afternoon.
  • Location...Estancia valley...south Central Highlands...and eastern Lincoln County.
  • Winds...northwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 65 mph.
  • Timing...strong winds will ramp up quickly this morning...peak during the mid to late afternoon hours...and taper off during the early evening.
  • Visibility...no widespread reductions are expected.
  • Local impacts...strong cross winds will be hazardous for large and high profile vehicles...and potentially create damage to weakened and light weight structures...power lines...trees... and Christmas decorations. Travel along Interstate 40 will be impacted. 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.

Wind Advisory:

Issued at: 4:06 am MST on December 22, 2014, expires at: 5:00 PM MST on December 22, 2014
  • ...Wind Advisory in effect from 9 am this morning to 5 PM MST this afternoon... The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect from 9 am this morning to 5 PM MST this afternoon.
  • Location...much of central and western New Mexico...as well as the northeast Highlands...southwest Chaves and De Baca counties.
  • Winds...northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.
  • Timing...winds will increase this morning...peak during the mid to late afternoon...then taper off early this evening.
  • Visibility...no widespread reductions are expected.
  • Local impacts...strong cross winds will be a nuisance for high profile and large vehicles. Christmas decorations and other light weight objects will be blown around. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra attention should be given to cross winds.
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