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New Mexico, Curry County

High Wind Watch

Statement as of 6:01 PM MST on February 22, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 23, 2017


... High wind watch remains in effect from Thursday morning
through Thursday afternoon...

* location... portions of central, east central, and southeastern
New Mexico.

* Winds... west 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph Thursday.

* Timing... winds will increase tonight and early Thursday
morning, peaking from the late morning through the afternoon,
then subsiding in the early evening.

* Visibility... may be locally reduced to 3 miles in blowing dust.

* Local impacts... drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high-profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution,
especially on north to south oriented highways.

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.




Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 5:50 PM MST on February 22, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EST on February 23, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon to 7 PM MST
Thursday...
... Red flag warning will expire at 6 PM MST this evening...

* area and timing... northeast Highlands, northeast and east
Central Plains Thursday afternoon into the early evening.

* 20 foot winds... west 25 to 45 mph with gusts of 55 to 65 mph
Thursday.

* Relative humidity... minimum values of 8 to 14 percent with the
lowest values across the east Central Plains.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly and
will be hard to control. Long range spotting and extreme fire
behavior will be possible. Outdoor burning should not be done.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this red flag warning.






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