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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 2:25 AM MST on February 23, 2018

Expires 4:00 PM EST on February 24, 2018


... High wind watch in effect from this evening through Saturday
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a high
wind watch, which is in effect from this evening through Saturday
afternoon.

* Location... the Central Highlands, south central mountains,
eastern Lincoln and southwest Chaves counties.

* Winds... southwest to west 25 to 40 mph with gusts between 50 and
65 mph. Winds will trend northwesterly on Saturday.

* Timing... southwest to west winds will strengthen this evening,
reach peak speeds late tonight through midday Saturday while
becoming northwest and diminishing by mid afternoon Saturday.

* Visibility... locally reduced in blowing dust mainly in the
Central Highlands.

* Local impacts... drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution,
especially with cross winds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember, a high wind watch means conditions are favorable for a
potentially damaging high wind event in and close to the watch
area. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph
or more can lead to property damage. Monitor the latest forecasts
at weather.Gov/abq, listen to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite
media outlet.




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