Advisory: Strong Winds Continue Through Early Tuesday

NWS News:

The National Weather Service has released a wind advisory through early Tuesday. Sudden wind gusts may cause drivers to lose control of vehicle.

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE - NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM - 6:21 PM MDT MON MAR 17 2014

...STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EVENING AND EVEN INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS TUESDAY FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

.A VIGOROUS DISTURBANCE ALOFT AND A STOUT JET STREAK ASSOCIATED WITH THIS FEATURE WILL BE TRACKING NEAR THE NORTHERN BORDER OF NEW MEXICO TONIGHT. IN ADDITION A STRONG SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT
WILL CONTINUE TO TIGHTEN THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT AS A COLD FRONT SWEEPS INTO THE STATE FROM THE NORTHWEST...KEEPING STRONG TO VERY STRONG WINDS GOING OVER MUCH OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO.

NMZ510-511-519-180600-/O.EXB.KABQ.WI.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-140318T0600Z/ SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-621 PM MDT MON MAR 17 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT.

* LOCATION...PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN/TUSAS MOUNTAINS...THE JEMEZ   MOUNTAINS...AND THE ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA.

* WINDS...WEST SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. WIND DIRECTION MAY SHIFT WEST NORTHWEST BEFORE MIDNIGHT.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL REMAIN STRONG THROUGH EARLY EVENING THEN SHIFT TO THE WEST NORTHWEST BEFORE MIDNIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY REDUCED TO 1 MILE OR LESS IN AREAS OF BLOWING DUST.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...IN ADDITION TO LOCAL AREAS OF REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING DUST...DRIVERS OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES MAY BE IMPACTED BY STRONG CROSS WINDS ESPECIALLY ON NORTH TO SOUTH ORIENTED ROADWAYS.

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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