New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

Red Flag Warning

The following area is affected:

  • East Central Plains

Red Flag Warning In Effect From 11 Am To 5 Pm Mst Saturday
The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued A Red Flag
Warning Which Is In Effect From 11 Am To 5 Pm Mst Saturday. The
Fire Weather Watch Is No Longer In Effect.
- Area And Timing East Central Plains North Of A Line From
Portales To Ramon Late Saturday Morning Through The Afternoon.
- 20 Foot Winds West 20 To 30 Mph With Gusts To 40 Mph.
- Relative Humidity 7 To 13 Percent.
- Impacts Any Fires That Develop Will Likely Spread Rapidly.
Outdoor Burning Is Not Recommended.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Please Advise The Appropriate Officials Or Fire Crews In The
Field Of This Red Flag Warning.

High Wind Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft
  • Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft

High Wind Watch In Effect From Saturday Afternoon Through
Sunday Morning
The National Weather Service In Pueblo Has Issued A High Wind
Watch Which Is In Effect From Saturday Afternoon Through Sunday
Morning.
- Location Pikes Peak And Teller County The Wet Mountains And
The Sangre De Cristo Mountains.
- Cause And Timing Strong And Potentially Damaging Wind Gusts
Will Be Possible Across The Higher Peaks And East Facing Slopes
Of The Southeast Mountains Saturday Night Through Early Sunday
Morning.
- Wind West Winds 40 To 50 Mph With Gusts Up To 80 Mph Possible.
- Impact Strong Winds May Cause Power Outages And Result In
Hazardous Cross Winds Along North South Oriented Roadways.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A High Wind Watch Means There Is The Potential For A Hazardous
High Wind Event. Sustained Winds Of At Least 40 Mph Or Gusts Of
58 Mph Or Stronger May Occur. Continue To Monitor The Latest
Forecasts.