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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
408 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...STRONG WINDS REVISIT MUCH OF EAST HALF OF NEW MEXICO TODAY...

.STRONG WINDS ALOFT AND A SIGNIFICANT SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT
ACROSS THE EAST HALF OF NEW MEXICO WILL GENERATE STRENGTHENING
SURFACE WINDS ACROSS THE SAME AREA. THE HIGHEST WIND SPEEDS WILL
MOST LIKELY BE REALIZED ALONG THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN AND MORE
LOCALLY IMMEDIATELY TO THE EAST.

NMZ514-515-521-523-524-526-529-531>537-539-540-251800-
/O.NEW.KABQ.WI.Y.0047.141225T1600Z-141226T0100Z/
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
DE BACA COUNTY-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
408 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MST
THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500
  FEET...EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...SANDIA AND
  MANZANO MOUNTAINS...CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...SOUTH CENTRAL
  HIGHLANDS...SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS...
  HARDING COUNTY...EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...GUADALUPE COUNTY...
  QUAY COUNTY...CURRY COUNTY...ROOSEVELT COUNTY...DE BACA
  COUNTY...EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY AND SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 35 AND
  50 MPH. THE HIGHEST WINDS ARE MOST LIKELY ALONG AND IMMEDIATELY
  EAST OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS ARE MOST LIKELY BETWEEN 10 AM AND 4 PM
  NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40 AND BETWEEN NOON AND 6 PM TO THE SOUTH.

* VISIBILITY...AS LOW AS 2 OR 3 MILES IN BLOWING DUST WITH THE
  STRONGER GUSTS

* LOCAL IMPACTS...GUSTY CROSS WINDS WILL IMPACT MAINLY SOUTHEAST
  TO NORTHWEST ORIENTED ROADWAYS. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL BE
  MOST AFFECTED BY THE WINDS ON MOST HIGHWAYS.

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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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
530 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

NMZ501>540-261300-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
530 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SOUTHWEST WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL DEVELOP ACROSS EASTERN
NEW MEXICO THIS AFTERNOON WITH WIND SPEEDS DECREASING SLOWLY AFTER
SUNSET.

SNOW DEVELOPING OVER NORTHWEST NEW MEXICO THIS AFTERNOON WILL EXPAND TO
ALL OF CENTRAL AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO TONIGHT. HEAVIEST SNOWFALL
WILL BE OVER THE SAN JUAN...TUSAS...AND SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS
OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS ALL OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...WITH SNOWFALL RATES EASING BUT
LIGHT SNOW CONTINUING OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING.

SNOW SHOWERS REDEVELOPING OVER NORTHERN NEW MEXICO MONDAY WILL
EXPAND ACROSS ALL OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO TUESDAY.
BROAD COVERAGE OF SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

WEATHER CAN CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/ABQ
OR BY CALLING 1.888.386.7637.

$$

SHY

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
420 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-252130-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-
LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
420 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014 /320 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND WEST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LOCALLY ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON
ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE GUADALUPE AND DAVIS MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST
NEW MEXICO PLAINS DUE TO RH/S DROPPING TO 15 TO 20 PERCENT AND
BRISK WINDS DEVELOPING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WATCHES...WARNINGS...ADVISORIES...
AND STATEMENTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
MIDLAND CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT /LOWER CASE/
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MIDLAND

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