Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet (NMZ415) New Mexico Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Wind Advisory Wind Advisory - Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet (New Mexico)


Updated:Sun, 21-Jan-2018 1:39am MST
Effective:Sun, 21-Jan-2018 1:39am MST
Expires:Sun, 21-Jan-2018 5:00pm MST
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet; Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet; Southern Dona Ana County, Mesilla Valley; Southern Tularosa Basin; West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet
 
Instructions: A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution and know your vehicle limits.

Message summary: ...Windy Across Southern New Mexico and West Texas Today...
.A deep upper level disturbance move across New Mexico and west Texas today while a surface low strengthens to the east. This weather pattern will generate strong winds through this afternoon. Winds will gust around 50 mph over much of the region with gusts possibly exceeding 60 mph over a few areas along eastern facing slopes.
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...
* TIMING...Winds will continue through this afternoon before diminishing by early Sunday evening.
* WINDS...West to southwest winds will have sustained speeds around 30 mph with gusts around 50 mph. However gusts may exceed 60 mph over isolated locations along eastern slopes.
* IMPACTS...Difficult driving conditions will exist especially for high profile vehicles. Blowing dust may reduce visibilities over very isolated locations. Loose objects may also be blown around.
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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone NMZ415

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