Ruidoso, NM

7:54 PM MDT on April 23, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Sierra Blanca Regional | | Change Station

Elev 6814 ft 33.46 °N, 105.53 °W | Updated 19 minutes ago

Clear
Clear
63 °F
Feels Like 63 °F
N
18
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 28 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.06 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 25 °F
Humidity 24%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:22 AM 7:39 PM
Waning Crescent, 8% visible
METAR KSRR 240135Z AUTO 22016G24KT 10SM CLR 17/M04 A3006 RMK AO2
Pressure 30.06 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 25 °F
Humidity 24%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:22 AM 7:39 PM
Waning Crescent, 8% visible
METAR KSRR 240135Z AUTO 22016G24KT 10SM CLR 17/M04 A3006 RMK AO2

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Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:37 PM MDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM MDT Monday...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM MDT Monday.

* Location... from the central and south central mountains and
Highlands westward to the Arizona border, as well as the higher
peaks and east slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, and the
Chuska Mountains. This advisory excludes the San Francisco River
Valley.

* Winds... west and southwest at 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50
mph.

* Timing... winds will strengthen around mid day, then become
hazardous during the afternoon. Speeds should peak in strength
in the mid to late afternoon, then weaken through early evening,
except at the highest elevations where strong winds may persist
through Monday night.

* Visibility... locally reduce at times in dust prone locations.

* Local impacts... strong cross winds will impact north-to-south
roads, like I-25 southward from Bernalillo through Socorro.
Light-weight and unsecured objects may become airborne.

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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Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 1:53 PM MDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM MDT Monday for
strong winds and low relative humidities for fire weather zones
055, 056, 111, 112, and 113...

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
early Tuesday evening for strong winds and low relative humidities
for fire weather zones 055, 056, 111, 112, and 113...

The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has
issued a red flag warning, which is in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM
MDT Monday. A Fire Weather Watch has also been issued. This Fire
Weather Watch is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through early Tuesday
evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Wind Monday and Tuesday... west-southwest 20 to 30 mph with
gusts to 45 mph.

* Humidity Monday... 5 to 8 percent.
* Humidity Tuesday... 7 to 11 percent lowlands. 12 to 15 percent
Sacramento Mountains.

* Highest threat Monday... is located west of a line from
Alamogordo to El Paso.
* Highest threat Tuesday... is located south and east of a line
from Truth or Consequences to Deming to Animas.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.