Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County
High Wind Watch
Statement as of 3:44 AM MDT on March 10, 2014
... High wind watch now in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
* event... high winds.
* Timing... Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning.
* Impacts... these winds could make driving difficult for
motorists driving high profile vehicles such as campers...
vans... and tractor trailers. Turbulence across and near the
mountains will be hazardous for low flying light aircraft.
* Winds... Tuesday afternoon... southwest to west 35 to 45 mph with
gusts to around 60 mph. Tuesday night... wind becoming northeast
30 to 50 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.
A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph... or gusts
of 58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest