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:Sat, 25-May-2019 2:26pm MDT
Effective:Sun, 26-May-2019 12:00pm MDT
Expires:Sun, 26-May-2019 7:00pm MDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Central Tularosa Basin; East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet; Eastern Black Range Foothills; Lowlands of the Bootheel; Northern Dona Ana County; Otero Mesa; Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet; Sierra County Lakes; Southern Dona Ana County, Mesilla Valley; Southern Gila Foothills, Mimbres Valley; Southern Gila Highlands, Black Range; Southern Tularosa Basin; Southwest Desert, Lower Gila River Valley; Southwest Desert, Mimbres Basin; Uplands of the Bootheel; West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet
 
Instructions: A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Message summary: ...WINDY CONDITIONS WITH AREAS OF BLOWING DUST EXPECTED ON SUNDAY...
.An upper level closed low will dive south along the west coast on Sunday, with an embedded shortwave passing over New Mexico ahead of it. Winds are expected to increase in response to lee surface troughing and a tightening pressure gradient. Sustained speeds of 25 to 35 mph are expected across southwest New Mexico and far west Texas. Blowing dust may occur along the International Border, causing reduced visibility. Winds are expected to diminish overnight Sunday night.
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT SUNDAY...
The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from noon to 7 PM MDT Sunday.
* TIMING...Winds will increase around noon, with peak winds between 3 and 6 PM.
* WINDS...Sustained speeds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph.
* IMPACTS...Windy conditions will make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Loose objects may be blown around. Areas of blowing dust could reduce visibilities to 3 to 5 miles.
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