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High Wind Warning
Issued: 2:16 PM MST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from 11 PM this evening to 2 PM
MST Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a High
Wind Warning, which is in effect from 11 PM this evening to 2 PM
MST Saturday. The high wind watch is no longer in effect.

* Location... the Central Highlands and south-central mountains
including Clines Corners, Sierra Blanca and Ruidoso.

* Winds... southwest to west 25 to 40 mph with gusts between 50
and 65 mph. Winds will trend northwesterly on Saturday.

* Timing... southwest to west winds will strengthen this evening,
reach peak speeds late tonight through midday Saturday while
becoming northwest and diminishing by mid afternoon Saturday.

* Visibility... locally reduced in blowing dust mainly in the
Central Highlands.

* Local impacts... drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution,
especially with cross winds.

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.






Public Information Statement
Issued: 10:12 PM MST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

Preliminary peak non-thunderstorm wind gust reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 12 hours.

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

... Bernalillo County...
   tohajiilee 9 ESE 44 405 PM 2/23
   Albuquerque 5 S 40 707 PM 2/23
      - kabq ASOS.

... Catron County...
   Luna 1 ENE 52 507 PM 2/23
      - Luna RAWS.
   Old Horse Springs 19 SSE 40 438 PM 2/23
      - Pelona Mountain RAWS.

... Chaves County...
   Roswell 4 SSE 44 422 PM 2/23
      - krow ASOS.
   Dunken 2 NE 42 1236 PM 2/23
      - Dunken RAWS.

... Cibola County...
   Mesita 9 ESE 42 155 PM 2/23

... Colfax County...
   Raton crews Airport 48 303 PM 2/23
      - krtn ASOS.

... Lincoln County...
   Nogal 5 NW 49 305 PM 2/23
   Fort Stanton 2 SSW 48 515 PM 2/23
      - ksrr AWOS.
   Oscuro 5 WSW 44 410 PM 2/23

... McKinley County...
   Gallup 3 WNW 40 358 PM 2/23
      - kgup ASOS.

... San Miguel County...
   Las Vegas 6 NE 41 413 PM 2/23
      - klvs ASOS.

... Sandoval County...
   Santa Ana Pueblo 3 se 42 259 PM 2/23

... Socorro County...
   Carrizozo 15 NW 43 1239 PM 2/23
      - Chupadera RAWS.
   Bosque del Apache Refuge 11 se 43 425 PM 2/23
   Bosque del Apache Refuge 14 E 42 440 PM 2/23
   Bingham 10 SW 42 500 PM 2/23

... Torrance County...
   Clines Corners 1 SSE 45 725 PM 2/23
      - kcqc ASOS.
   Mountainair 1 W 44 405 PM 2/23
      - Mountainair RAWS.


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1012 PM MST Fri Feb 23 2018

Preliminary peak non-thunderstorm wind gust reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 12 hours.

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

... Bernalillo County...
   tohajiilee 9 ESE 44 405 PM 2/23
   Albuquerque 5 S 40 707 PM 2/23
      - kabq ASOS.

... Catron County...
   Luna 1 ENE 52 507 PM 2/23
      - Luna RAWS.
   Old Horse Springs 19 SSE 40 438 PM 2/23
      - Pelona Mountain RAWS.

... Chaves County...
   Roswell 4 SSE 44 422 PM 2/23
      - krow ASOS.
   Dunken 2 NE 42 1236 PM 2/23
      - Dunken RAWS.

... Cibola County...
   Mesita 9 ESE 42 155 PM 2/23

... Colfax County...
   Raton crews Airport 48 303 PM 2/23
      - krtn ASOS.

... Lincoln County...
   Nogal 5 NW 49 305 PM 2/23
   Fort Stanton 2 SSW 48 515 PM 2/23
      - ksrr AWOS.
   Oscuro 5 WSW 44 410 PM 2/23

... McKinley County...
   Gallup 3 WNW 40 358 PM 2/23
      - kgup ASOS.

... San Miguel County...
   Las Vegas 6 NE 41 413 PM 2/23
      - klvs ASOS.

... Sandoval County...
   Santa Ana Pueblo 3 se 42 259 PM 2/23

... Socorro County...
   Carrizozo 15 NW 43 1239 PM 2/23
      - Chupadera RAWS.
   Bosque del Apache Refuge 11 se 43 425 PM 2/23
   Bosque del Apache Refuge 14 E 42 440 PM 2/23
   Bingham 10 SW 42 500 PM 2/23

... Torrance County...
   Clines Corners 1 SSE 45 725 PM 2/23
      - kcqc ASOS.
   Mountainair 1 W 44 405 PM 2/23
      - Mountainair RAWS.


Jls

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