WIND ADVISORY Issue Date:
1037 AM MDT Sun May 26 2019 Expiration:
0200 GMT 27 2019
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
* LOCATION...Much of central New Mexico along and west of the
Pecos River and along and south of Interstate 40, as well as
along Interstate 25 from Santa Fe to Raton. This includes the
Albuquerque and Santa Fe metro areas.
* WINDS...South to southwest 25 to 40 mph with peak gusts to
around 50 or 55 mph.
* TIMING...Winds will increase by noon, reach peak speeds mid to
late this afternoon, then diminish around sunset.
* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced in dust prone areas.
* LOCAL IMPACTS...Take action to secure trash cans, lawn
furniture, and other loose or lightweight outdoor objects.
Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other high profile
vehicles should exercise extreme caution, especially on west
to east oriented highways, including Interstate 40.
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.
351 AM MDT Sun May 26 2019 Expiration:
1100 GMT 27 2019
This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
There is an enhanced risk of severe thunderstorms for the eastern
plains of New Mexico this afternoon into the early evening hours.
The primary hazards will be large hail and damaging winds; however,
a tornado or two cannot be ruled out. Meanwhile, virga showers and
downburst winds are possible across central New Mexico during the
Widespread strong winds will impact areas along and south of the
Interstate 40 corridor in western and central New Mexico and lee of
the central mountain chain. Peak wind gusts up to 50 mph will result
in hazardous cross winds. Low relative humidities will combine with
the winds to create critical fire weather conditions for areas along
and south of southern McKinley to Torrance counties. Any fires that
develop will have the ability to spread rapidly.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday
Strong to damaging winds are forecast for the northeast and central
highlands in eastern New Mexico on Monday afternoon. This will also
create dangerous cross winds along the Interstate 40 corridor from
Clines Corners to Santa Rosa.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation may be required from 12pm to 9pm MDT for areas
along and east of Colfax to Chaves Counties in eastern New Mexico
due to the potential for severe thunderstorms.
San Antonio, NM Weather Warnings, Advisories and Alerts are issued by the National Weather Service.
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