953  
WWUS75 KABQ 260946  
NPWABQ  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM  
346 AM MDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
..STRONG AND POSSIBLY DAMAGING WINDS RETURN THURSDAY
 
 
.STRONG AND POSSIBLY DAMAGING WINDS WILL RETURN TO PORTIONS OF  
CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THURSDAY AS ANOTHER  
DISTURBANCE PASSES FROM WEST TO EAST ALONG THE NORTHERN NEW MEXICO  
AND COLORADO BORDER.  
 
NMZ521-523-524-526-539-540-262200-  
/O.NEW.KABQ.HW.A.0013.170427T1600Z-170428T0100Z/  
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-  
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-  
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-  
346 AM MDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH  
THURSDAY EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A HIGH  
WIND WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH  
THURSDAY EVENING.  
 
* LOCATION...SANDIA, MANZANO AND SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS, CENTRAL  
AND SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS, EASTERN LINCOLN AND SOUTHWEST  
CHAVES COUNTIES.  
 
* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 60  
MPH.  
 
* TIMING...WIND WILL STRENGTHEN THROUGH THE MORNING, PEAK DURING  
THE AFTERNOON AND DIMINISH THURSDAY EVENING.  
 
* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY REDUCED IN DUST PRONE LOCATIONS.  
 
* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS WILL IMPACT NORTH TO SOUTH  
ORIENTED ROADS. LIGHT WEIGHT AND UNSECURED OBJECTS MAY BECOME  
AIRBORNE. FLIMSY STRUCTURES MAY TOPPLE OVER.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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