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New Mexico, Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area

High Wind Warning

Statement as of 4:51 AM MDT on April 19, 2018

Expires 5:00 AM EDT on April 20, 2018


... High Wind Warning in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to 3 am
MDT Friday...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a High
Wind Warning, which is in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to 3 am
MDT Friday.

* Location... west Central Highlands, Santa Fe and Albuquerque
Metro areas, Sandia/Manzano Mountains, and the Estancia valley.

* Winds... south to southeast 30 to 45 mph with gusts of 55 to 65
mph.

* Timing... winds will increase this afternoon and peak during the
evening as showers and storms enhance downburst winds.

* Visibility... locally reduced from 2 to 5 miles in areas of
blowing dust. Visibility may be locally reduced below 1/4 mile
near dry Arroyo beds, open fields, and construction sites.

* Local impacts... strong winds will create hazardous cross winds
on west to east oriented roadways, including Interstate 40 and
parts of Interstate 25. Blowing dust may create sudden and very
dangerous reductions to visibility. High profile vehicles may
become unstable or even blow over, light weight objects may be
tossed around, dead trees, tree limbs, and power lines may fall.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember, a High Wind Warning means damaging winds are imminent
or highly likely. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or
gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.





Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:16 AM MDT on April 19, 2018

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 19, 2018


... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 6 PM MDT
this evening...

* area and timing... middle Rio Grande Valley from early afternoon
through early this evening.

* 20 foot winds... south to southeast 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45
to 55 mph late this afternoon. Winds will continue to be strong
in the evening but moisture levels will be increasing.

* Relative humidity... 12 to 17 percent this afternoon.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this red flag warning.





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Alabama - Flood Warning
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Statement
Arizona - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Dust Storm Warning, High Wind Warning , Dust Storm Warning, Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
American Samoa -
California - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Freeze Warning , Frost Advisory , Record Report
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Warning
Connecticut - Special Statement , Record Report
District of Columbia - Coastal Flood Advisory
Florida - Special Statement
Georgia - Lake Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning , Special Statement
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Flood Warning
Illinois - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Frost Advisory
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Freeze Warning , Frost Advisory
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maryland - Wind Advisory , Freeze Watch
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Frost Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Frost Advisory
Montana - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Jersey - Flood Warning
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
North Carolina - Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning , Frost Advisory , Special Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Flood Advisory
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Carolina - Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Watch
Utah - Record Report
Virgin Islands - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Wind Advisory , Freeze Watch , Freeze Warning , Freeze Watch, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, Freeze Watch , Special Statement
West Virginia - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning , Freeze Watch
Wisconsin - Record Report
Wyoming - Fire Weather Watch

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