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New Mexico, South Central Highlands

High Wind Warning

Statement as of 2:50 AM MST on February 28, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EST on February 28, 2017

... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 7 PM MST this

* location... from the Sandia, Manzano and south central mountains,
the central and south Central Highlands, upper Tularosa basin,
eastern Lincoln and southwest Chaves counties.

* Winds... west to southwest at 30 to 45 mph with gusts of 60 to
70 mph.

* Timing... winds will continue to strengthen through the remainder
of the morning, peak from midday through the afternoon, then
diminish in the evening.

* Visibility... could be reduced to 3 miles in blowing dust at

* Local impacts... drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high-profile vehicles should be prepared for dangerously high
winds, especially on north to south oriented highways, including
U.S. Highways 285 and 54. Motorists in high profile vehicles
should consider delaying travel.

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.

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Georgia - Special Statement
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Kansas - Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Flood Warning
Mississippi - Special Statement
Missouri - Fire Weather Warning
Montana - High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Nevada - Flood Warning
New Mexico - High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Blowing Dust Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Special Statement
North Carolina - Wind Advisory
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Ohio - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Oregon - Winter Weather Advisory
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Wind Advisory
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Utah - Winter Weather Advisory
Vermont - Special Statement
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Wind Advisory
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Watch

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