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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 3:51 AM MST on February 27, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EST on February 28, 2017


... High wind watch remains in effect from Tuesday morning through
Tuesday evening...

* location... from the Sandia, Manzano and south central
mountains, the central and south Central Highlands, eastern
Lincoln and southwest Chaves counties, east to the Texas
border.

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

* Timing... winds will increase rapidly early Tuesday morning,
peak from midday through the afternoon, then diminish in the
evening.

* Visibility... could be reduced to 1 mile in blowing dust across
The Highlands and plains.

* Local impacts... drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high-profile vehicles should be prepared for these potentially
dangerous high winds, especially on north to south oriented
highways, including U.S. Highways 285 and 54.

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 Watch, Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:28 AM MST on February 27, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EST on February 28, 2017


... Fire Weather Watch in effect Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday
evening for for relative humidity of 15 percent or less, 20 foot
winds of 20 mph or more and high fire danger...

* wind... 40 to 60 in the higher terrain and 30 to 45 elsewhere.

* Humidity... 10 to 15 percent

* fire danger... very high

* impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.





428 am CST Mon Feb 27 2017 /328 am MST Mon Feb 27 2017/

... Red flag warning in this afternoon for relative humidity of 15
percent or less, 20 foot winds of 20 mph or more and high fire
danger...

... Fire Weather Watch in effect Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday
evening for for relative humidity of 15 percent or less, 20 foot
winds of 20 mph or more and high fire danger...

* wind... 20 to 30 mph

* humidity... 10 to 15 percent

* fire danger... high to very high

* impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now or will shortly. A combination of strong
winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures can contribute
to dangerous fire behavior.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.






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