Union County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 5:56 AM MDT Mar. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 3 PM MDT this

* location... the Raton Pass area and Johnson Mesa, as well as
Union County in northeastern New Mexico.

* Winds... north to northwest winds at 25 to 35 mph with gusts 45
to 55 mph.

* Timing... strong winds will persist through the mid afternoon

* Visibility... local reductions due to blowing dust will be

* Local impacts... drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high-profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution. This
especially includes travel on Interstate 25 through the Raton
Pass and other north to south oriented roads.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

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