Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
451 PM MDT THU APR 16 2015

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ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
451 PM MDT THU APR 16 2015

...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 8 AM MDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A FREEZE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 8 AM MDT FRIDAY. THE
FREEZE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...THE ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA SOUTHWARD ALONG THE RIO
  GRANDE VALLEY FLOOR TO LOS LUNAS...BELEN...SOCORRO...AND
  BOSQUE DEL APACHE.

* TIMING...THE PREDAWN HOURS FRIDAY THROUGH SUNRISE FRIDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...27 TO 33 DEGREES...WITH THE COLDEST READINGS
  IMMEDIATELY ALONG THE RIO GRANDE RIVER.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...THESE WILL BE THE COLDEST LOW TEMPERATURES IN
  OVER A MONTH FOR THE MIDDLE AND LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY.
  TENDER OUTDOOR VEGETATION MAY BE DAMAGED OR KILLED FROM THESE
  COLD TEMPERATURES. FOLKS ARE ENCOURAGED TO RE-WINTERIZE
  EXPOSED OUTDOOR PLUMBING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A FREEZE WARNING MEANS FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE
IMMINENT OR HIGHLY LIKELY.

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SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
451 PM MDT THU APR 16 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND HIGHLANDS...EASTERN
  LINCOLN AND SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTIES INCLUDING RUIDOSO...
  CAPITAN...CORONA...DUNKEN AND PICACHO.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST SUSTAINED 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
  50 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS PEAKING AROUND MID TO LATE AFTERNOON AND
  GRADUALLY DIMINISHING IN THE EARLY EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...OCCASIONALLY REDUCED TO 5 MILES OR LESS IN
  BLOWING DUST.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SUDDEN AND GUSTY CROSSWINDS SHOULD BE EXPECTED
  ON NORTH TO SOUTH ORIENTED ROADS INCLUDING HIGHWAY 380 FROM
  HONDO TO CARRIZOZO AND ON HIGHWAY 54 FROM CARRIZOZO TO CORONA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION WHILE TRAVELLING. SUDDEN GUSTS
OF WIND MAY CAUSE YOU TO LOSE CONTROL OF YOUR VEHICLE. EXTRA
ATTENTION SHOULD BE GIVEN TO CROSS WINDS.

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