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Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:43 PM MST Dec. 12, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 10 PM this evening to 5 PM MST

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 5 PM MST

* Location... east slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains,
northeast Highlands, and eastern San Miguel, Guadalupe, and De
Baca counties.

* Winds... sustained at 25 to 35 mph from the north with
occasional gusts between 45 and 55 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase late this evening and overnight,
continuing through Thursday.

* Visibility... blowing dust and light snow accompanying the
frontal passage could reduce visibility to less than a mile at

* Local impacts... strong cross winds are expected on west-to-east
oriented roads, including the I-40 corridor. Difficult driving
conditions are anticipated, especially for high profile

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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