New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Union
  • Harding

UNION COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
335 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MST
THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...FAR NORTHEAST PLAINS.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 50 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE QUICKLY THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL DROP BELOW ADVISORY LEVEL
THIS EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY REDUCED BY PATCHES OF BLOWING DUST.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON NORTH TO
SOUTH ORIENTED ROADWAYS. DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

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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Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Bernalillo
  • Santa Fe
  • Socorro
  • Lincoln
  • Torrance

ESTANCIA VALLEY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
335 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM
MST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...ESTANCIA AND UPPER TULAROSA VALLEYS.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 50 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE QUICKLY THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE THEY DROP BELOW ADVISORY LEVEL
THIS EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY REDUCED BY PATCHES OF BLOWING SNOW.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON NORTH TO
SOUTH ORIENTED ROADWAYS. DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

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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Wind Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Otero

OTERO MESA-NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS-SALT BASIN-
SOUTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROW FLATS...HUECO TANKS...LOMA LINDA...
CORNUDAS...DELL CITY...SALT FLAT...SIERRA BLANCA
605 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM
MST THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE OTERO MESA AND MUCH
OF HUDSPETH COUNTY THIS MORNING...PERSISTING THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON HOURS.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SUDDEN GUSTS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT. ISOLATED
DAMAGE MAY OCCUR TO LIGHT STRUCTURES. DOWNED TREE BRANCHES ARE
POSSIBLE... AS ARE POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Chaves
  • Curry
  • Roosevelt
  • Quay
  • De Baca

QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-
335 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM
MST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...QUAY...DE BACA...CURRY AND ROOSEVELT COUNTIES
INCLUDING THE CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS.

* WINDS...WEST 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE QUICKLY THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...THEN WINDS WILL DROP BELOW ADVISORY
LEVEL THIS EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY REDUCED BY PATCHES OF BLOWING DUST.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON NORTH TO
SOUTH ORIENTED ROADWAYS. DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

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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Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Dona Ana
  • Otero

SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHAPARRAL...OROGRANDE...
WHITE SANDS RANGE HEADQUARTERS...MESCALERO...TIMBERON...
MOUNTAIN PARK...CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT...MAYHILL...
PINON...SACRAMENTO...EAST AND NORTHEAST EL PASO...SOCORRO...
FORT BLISS
605 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT... PEAKING
DURING THE MORNING HOURS...AND DIMINISHING VERY SLOWLY DURING
THE DAY TUESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH THIS
MORNING. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST AFTER DAYBREAK AND
DIMINISH SLIGHTLY WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SUDDEN GUSTS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT. ISOLATED
DAMAGE MAY OCCUR TO LIGHT STRUCTURES. DOWNED TREE BRANCHES ARE
POSSIBLE... AS ARE POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF AT LEAST 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED.
WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT... ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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Avalanche Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Taos
  • Colfax

NMZ513-251300-

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WARNING
TAOS AVALANCHE CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
524 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE TAOS
AVALANCHE CENTER.

THE TAOS AVALANCHE CENTER IN TAOS HAS ISSUED A BACKCOUNTRY
AVALANCHE WARNING.

* TIMING...IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MST THIS MORNING TO 6 AM MST
WEDNESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...WHEELER PEAK WILDERNESS AND COLUMBINE HONDO
WILDERNESS ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER WILL RISE TO HIGH TODAY
AND TONIGHT.

* REASON/IMPACTS...POTENTIAL HEAVY SNOW COMBINED WITH WIND WILL
LIKELY CREATE WIDESPREAD AREAS OF UNSTABLE SNOW. BOTH HUMAN
TRIGGERED AND NATURAL AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY. STAY OFF OF AND OUT
FROM UNDER SLOPES STEEPER THAN 30 DEGREES.

THIS WARNING DOES NOT APPLY TO SKI AREAS WHERE AVALANCHE HAZARD
REDUCTION MEASURES ARE PERFORMED.

CONSULT WWW.TAOSAVALANCHECENTER.ORG FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

SIMILAR AVALANCHE DANGER MAY EXIST AT LOCATIONS OUTSIDE THE
COVERAGE AREA OF THIS OR ANY AVALANCHE CENTER.

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Wind Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Lea

NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-LOVING-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF TATUM, HOBBS, LOVINGTON, EUNICE, JAL,
AND MENTONE
354 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017 /254 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017/

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/ THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...UNTIL 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/ TUESDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SECURE LAWN FURNITURE...GARBAGE CANS OR OTHER
OBJECTS WHICH COULD BE BLOWN ABOUT BY THE WIND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

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Winter Storm Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Montezuma

FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-
354 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY ABOVE
5500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...MANCOS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL REDEVELOP EARLY THIS MORNING AND WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH MIDDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL SNOW.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS MAY BECOME SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER DRIVING
CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

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Winter Storm Warning

The following area is affected:

  • La Plata

ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
354 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...
IGNACIO...PAGOSA SPRINGS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL REDEVELOP EARLY THIS MORNING AND WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH MIDDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL SNOW.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER DRIVING
CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. VISIBILITY WILL
BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES DURING THE
HEAVIEST SNOWFALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

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Winter Storm Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • La Plata
  • Montezuma

NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
354 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...TELLURIDE...OURAY...LAKE
CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THIS
MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 5 INCHES RAISING STORM
TOTAL SNOWFALL TO 10 TO 20 INCHES WITH UP TO 2 FEET ON
SOUTHWEST-FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.
VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES
DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL AND FROM BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

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High Wind Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Chaves
  • Lincoln

SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
335 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...THIS INCLUDES THE SOUTH CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS...SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY...AND EASTERN LINCOLN
COUNTY.

* WINDS...WEST AT 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 60 TO 65 MPH.

* TIMING...HIGH WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE
DIMINISHING THIS EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY REDUCED IN BLOWING SNOW.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON NORTH TO
SOUTH ORIENTED ROADWAYS. LOOSE AND LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS WILL
BECOME LOFTED. DOWNED TREE LIMBS AND POWERLINES ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS DAMAGING WINDS ARE IMMINENT
OR HIGHLY LIKELY. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR
GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

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Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Bernalillo
  • Sandoval
  • Santa Fe
  • San Miguel
  • Valencia
  • Socorro
  • Lincoln
  • Torrance
  • Guadalupe

SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
335 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...THE SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS...CENTRAL...SOUTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS...AS WELL AS EASTERN SAN
MIGUEL AND GUADALUPE COUNTIES.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE QUICKLY THIS MORNING WITH STRONG
WINDS THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE DIMINISHING THIS EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY REDUCED BY BLOWING SNOW IN THE HIGHER
TERRAIN AND IN PATCHES OF BLOWING DUST IN THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON NORTH TO
SOUTH ORIENTED ROADWAYS. DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE
25 FROM GLORIETA PASS TO LAS VEGAS.

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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Winter Storm Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Sandoval
  • San Juan
  • McKinley
  • Los Alamos
  • Rio Arriba

CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
323 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES
ARE EXPECTED THIS MORNING FOR STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6
INCHES...EXCEPT 6 TO 12 INCHES ABOVE 7500 FEET. LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE ON SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL PERSIST THIS MORNING BEFORE BECOMING MORE
SHOWERY THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 35 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES ARE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOWPACKED AND ICY. AREAS OF
REDUCED VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW WILL ADD TO THE HAZARDOUS
TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.
SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL
DANGEROUS. STRONG WINDS ARE LIKELY. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY.
IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD... AND
WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.
&&

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Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Bernalillo
  • Sandoval
  • Santa Fe
  • San Juan
  • San Miguel
  • Valencia
  • McKinley
  • Rio Arriba
  • Cibola
  • Taos
  • Socorro
  • Colfax
  • Mora

NORTHWEST PLATEAU-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
323 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 OR 2 INCHES
THIS MORNING RESULTING IN STORM TOTALS OF 2 TO 5
INCHES...EXCEPT 5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE 7500 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING BEFORE BECOMING SHOWERY
IN NATURE THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...INCREASING THROUGHOUT THE MORNING. BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH BY NOON.

* SNOW LEVELS...COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW IN ALL LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOWPACKED AND ICY. AREAS OF
REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW WILL ADD TO THE HAZARDOUS
TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE RESTRICTED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING
AND BLOWING SNOW.

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High Wind Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Eddy

GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-
MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF QUEEN, ALPINE, FORT DAVIS, MARFA,
BIG BEND NP, MARATHON, GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP, AND PINE SPRINGS
354 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017 /254 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017/

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/
THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...UNTIL 6 PM CST TUESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 25 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 TO 75
MPH. THESE WINDS WILL MOSTLY OCCUR ABOVE 6000 FT, EXCEPT FOR THE
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS WHERE STRONG WINDS WILL OCCUR BELOW 6000 FT.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS CAN CAUSE POWER DISRUPTIONS...HAZARDS TO
TRAILERS AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND BLOWING DUST THAT CAN
REDUCE VISIBILITY SUDDENLY. TURBULENCE NEAR THE MOUNTAINS WILL
BE HAZARDOUS FOR LIGHT AIRCRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

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Wind Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Eddy

EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ARTESIA, CARLSBAD, CARLSBAD CAVERNS NP,
AND PECOS
354 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017 /254 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017/

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/ THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...UNTIL 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/ TUESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50
TO 55 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SECURE LAWN FURNITURE...GARBAGE CANS OR OTHER
OBJECTS WHICH COULD BE BLOWN ABOUT BY THE WIND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

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Avalanche Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • La Plata
  • Montezuma

COZ017>019-066-068-251930-

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WARNING
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
627 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.

AVALANCHE WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS OF
COLORADO...INCLUDING THE NORTHERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...SOUTHERN SAN
JUAN MOUNTAINS...ISSUED BY THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION
CENTER.

A POTENT WINTER STORM CONTINUES TO IMPACT THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS.
VERY DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS CURRENTLY EXIST AND WILL
CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY.

TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED DURING THE WARNING
PERIOD.

* TIMING...BEGAN AT 06:00 AM ON 01/23/2017...EXPIRES AT 12:00 PM MST
ON 01/25/2017.

* AFFECTED AREAS...THIS WARNING INCLUDES...THE SAN JUAN
MOUNTAINS...SAN MIGUEL MOUNTAINS...RICO MOUNTAINS...UNCOMPAHGRE
PLATEAU...DALLAS DIVIDE...LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000
FEET...LA PLATA MOUNTAINS...NEEDLE MOUNTAINS...GRENADIER
RANGE...EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...WILL BE HIGH (LEVEL 4) AT MULTIPLE ELEVATION
BANDS. AVALANCHES CAN RUN LONG DISTANCES...POSSIBLY COVERING
ROADWAYS AND REACHING VALLEY BOTTOMS.

* REASON...A STRONG WINTER STORM AND VERY STRONG WINDS ADDED A LARGE
AMOUNT OF SNOW OVER WEAK LAYERS IN THE SNOWPACK.

* PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...AVALANCHE CONDITIONS REMAIN
VERY DANGEROUS. HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARE VERY LIKELY.
BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

CONSULT WWW.COLORADO.GOV/AVALANCHE FOR DETAILED INFORMATION.

BARLOW

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