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New Mexico, East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet

Wind Advisory

Statement as of 4:59 AM MDT on April 23, 2014

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2014


... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to
9 PM MDT this evening...

A Wind Advisory remains in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to
9 PM MDT this evening.

* Event: strong west winds with areas of blowing dust and wind
gusts to 50 mph.

* Timing: winds will increase through the late morning and become
the strongest in the mid to late afternoon hours. Winds will
diminish later this evening.

* Impact: strong winds will create hazardous driving conditions
for drivers of high profile vehicles and motorcycles. Blowing
dust will also restrict visibilities. Wildfire danger will be
elevated... be careful with flames and Sparks.

* Visibility: many areas will see visibilities slightly reduced
to three to five miles... but a few dust prone locations could
see visibilities reduced to less than 1/2 mile. Visibility
will improve after sunset.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.




Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 6:07 PM MDT on April 22, 2014

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2014


... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM MDT Wednesday for
strong winds and low relative humidities...

The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has
issued a red flag warning... which is in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM
MDT Wednesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* For elevations below 7500 feet mean sea level.

* Timing: 1 PM MDT to 8 PM MDT Wednesday.

* Wind: west 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* Humidity: 7 to 15 percent.

* 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 will
create extreme fire growth potential.


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Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Alaska - Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Wind Advisory , Frost Advisory , Record Report
Colorado - Blowing Dust Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
Delaware - Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
District of Columbia - Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Florida - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Georgia - Flood Warning
Idaho - Wind Advisory , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Indiana - Frost Advisory , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory
Kansas - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Maryland - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Montana - Areal Flood Watch , High Wind Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Nebraska - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory , Fire Weather Watch
Nevada - Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
New York - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory
Ohio - Freeze Watch
Oklahoma - Fire Weather Warning
Oregon - Winter Weather Advisory
Pennsylvania - Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch
South Carolina - Flood Warning
South Dakota - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Texas - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Vermont - Flood Warning
Virginia - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
Washington - Areal Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
West Virginia - Freeze Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Wyoming - Public Information Statement