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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 3:28 PM MST on December 21, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EST on December 22, 2014


... High wind watch in effect from Monday morning through Monday
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a high
wind watch... which is in effect from Monday morning through
Monday afternoon.

* Location... this includes the Sandia and Manzano Mountains.

* Winds... northwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts near 65 mph.

* Timing... winds will ramp up quickly Monday morning... peak during
the mid to late afternoon hours... and diminish around sunset.

* Visibility... no widespread visibility restrictions are expected.

* Local impacts... the potentially damaging winds will result in
very hazardous driving conditions... especially for high profile
vehicles. Downed power lines... broken tree limbs and tossed lawn
furniture will also be possible.

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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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:30 PM MST on December 21, 2014


Preliminary peak non-thunderstorm wind gust reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 8 hours.

... County... Peak gust time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... Chaves County...
   Mesa 4 S 49 1045 am 12/21
   Mesa 8 se 47 1222 PM 12/21
   Bitter Lake wildlife ref 14 NNE 40 237 PM 12/21
      - Eight Mile draw RAWS.

... Colfax County...
   Angel Fire 2 NNW 43 135 PM 12/21
      - kaxx AWOS.

... Curry County...
   Cannon AFB 1 N 40 247 PM 12/21
      - kcvs ASOS.
   Texico 3 NNW 38 255 PM 12/21
      - kcvn AWOS.

... De Baca County...
   Fort Sumner 1 E 46 110 PM 12/21
   Sumner Lake 1 NW 42 307 PM 12/21

... Guadalupe County...
   Vaughn 4 NE 46 135 PM 12/21
   Milagro 3 ESE 44 100 PM 12/21
   Pastura 2 NE 41 1240 PM 12/21

... Lincoln County...
   Encinoso 18 NNE 51 1220 PM 12/21
   Fort Stanton 2 SSW 43 1135 am 12/21
      - ksrr AWOS.
   Ancho 10 NNE 36 1100 am 12/21
   Nogal 5 NW 36 1230 PM 12/21

... Roosevelt County...
   Dora 2 SW 47 120 PM 12/21
   Milnesand 4 E 40 219 PM 12/21
   Tolar 13 se 40 314 PM 12/21
      - Melrose range RAWS.

... San Miguel County...
   Las Vegas 6 NE 45 151 PM 12/21
      - klvs ASOS.
   San Miguel 3 SSW 41 1226 PM 12/21

... Torrance County...
   Clines Corners 1 SSE 61 155 PM 12/21
      - kcqc ASOS.
   Moriarty 3 ESE 43 1015 am 12/21
      - k0e0 AWOS.
   Duran 4 NNE 39 215 PM 12/21

Preliminary sustained wind reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 8 hours.

... County... wind speed time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... Torrance County...
   Clines Corners 1 SSE 43 153 PM 12/21
      - kcqc ASOS.


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