West Central Highlands Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 7:52 PM MST Jan. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 5 am MST Sunday...

* location... this includes the middle and lower Rio Grande... .
Estancia and upper Tularosa valleys as well as Quay... Curry
and Roosevelt counties and the west Central Highlands.

* Winds... west to northwest 15 to 35 mph with occasional gusts up
to 45 mph.

* Timing... winds may strengthen at times this evening... then
weaken after midnight.

* Visibility... may be locally reduced in areas of blowing dust.

* Local impacts... strong cross winds are expected on north to
south oriented roadways including Interstate 25 between
Albuquerque and Socorro. Difficult driving conditions are
expected for high profile vehicles.

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.