New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

High Wind Warning

High Wind Warning Remains In Effect From 9 Pm This Evening To
6 Pm Mst Sunday
- Location Higher Elevations And East Slopes Of The Sangre De
Cristo Sandia Manzano And South Central Mountains
Including The Central Highlands.
- Winds Northwest 35 To 45 Mph With Occasional Gusts Up To 65
Mph.
- Timing Winds Strengthening Tonight And Continuing Through
Sunday Afternoon Before Gradually Decreasing.
- Visibility On Sunday Snow Will Develop Over The Sangre De
Cristo Mountains. Blowing Snow May Reduce Visibilities To One
Mile Or Less.
- Local Impacts Strong Crosswinds On North To South And
Northeast To Southwest Oriented Roads Are Expected. Strong
Winds May Damage Weakened Roofs Topple Trees Or Down Power
Lines.
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.

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect Until 3 Pm Mst
Sunday
- Timing Snow And Blowing Snow Will Continue Through Sunday
Afternoon.
- Snow Accumulation 4 To 8 Inches.
- Winds West 20 To 30 Mph With Gusts Up To 45 Mph.
- Impacts Travel Will Become Challenging Due To Poor
Visibility In Snow Fog And Blowing Snow. Meanwhile Roads
Will Become Icy And Snowpacked Especially Over Mountain
Passes.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Weather Advisory Means That Periods Of Snow And/or
Blowing Snow Will Cause Travel Difficulties. Be Prepared For
Slippery Roads And Limited Visibilities And Use Caution While
Driving.

Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Northwest Highlands
  • Jemez Mountains
  • West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains

Wind Advisory Remains In Effect From 9 Pm This Evening To 6 Pm
Mst Sunday
- Location This Includes The Western Mountains And Adjacent
Highlands The Northeast Highlands South Central
Highlands Estancia Valley And Guadalupe County.
- Winds Northwest 25 To 40 Mph With Gusts Up To 55 Mph.
- Timing Winds Will Strengthen Tonight Over The Highest
Elevations And Adjacent Highlands. Strong Winds Will Continue
Through Sunday Before Diminishing Early Sunday Evening.
- Visibility No Visibility Restrictions Are Expected.
- Local Impacts Strong Crosswinds On North To South And
Northeast To Southwest Oriented Roads Are Expected. Difficult
Driving Conditions Are Expected For High Profile Vehicles.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Motorists Should Exercise Caution While Traveling. Sudden Gusts
Of Wind May Cause You To Lose Control Of Your Vehicle. Extra
Attention Should Be Given To Cross Winds.

Wind Advisory

Wind Advisory In Effect From 3 Am To 5 Pm Mst Sunday
The National Weather Service In El Paso Tx/santa Teresa Has
Issued A Wind Advisory Which Is In Effect From 3 Am To 5 Pm Mst
Sunday.
- Location The Southern Sacramento Mountains In Otero County And
In Particular For Summits And Eastern Slopes And Also For Eastern
Slope Locations In El Paso Dona Ana And Otero Counties On
And East Of The Franklin And San Andres Mountains.
- Winds West To Northwest 25 To 35 Mph With Gusts Around 50 Mph.
- Timing Winds Will Start To Increase Before Sunrise Sunday
Morning Peak In The Mid Day Early Afternoon Time Frame And
Diminish In The Late Afternoon.
- Visibility No Significant Visibility Restrictions Are
Expected. Some Local Areas Downstream From Dust Sources May See
Brief Patches Of Blowing Dust.
- Local Impacts Strong Cross Winds Are Expected On North To
South Roadways Which May Cause Hazardous Driving Conditions At
Times.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Wind Advisory Means That Winds Of 35 Mph Are Expected. Winds
This Strong Can Make Driving Difficult Especially For High
Profile Vehicles. Use Extra Caution.

Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Northwest Plateau
  • Santa Fe Metro Area
  • Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area
  • Lower Rio Grande Valley
  • Upper Tularosa Valley

Wind Advisory Remains In Effect From 9 Am To 6 Pm Mst Sunday
- Location The Northwest Plateau And The Central Valleys
Including The Albuquerque And Santa Fe Metro Areas.
- Winds Northwest 25 To 35 Mph With Gusts Near 50 Mph.
- Timing Winds Will Strengthen Sunday Morning Peak By Mid
Day And Diminish Sunday Evening.
- Visibility No Visibility Restrictions Are Expected.
- Local Impacts Strong Cross Winds Are Expected On North To
South And Northeast To Southwest Oriented Roadways Including
Interstate 25. Difficult Driving Conditions Are Expected For
High Profile Vehicles.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Motorists Should Exercise Caution While Traveling. Sudden Gusts
Of Wind May Cause You To Lose Control Of Your Vehicle. Extra
Attention Should Be Given To Cross Winds.

Wind Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Chaves County Plains

Wind Advisory In Effect From 9 Am To 6 Pm Mst Sunday
The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued A Wind
Advisory Which Is In Effect From 9 Am To 6 Pm Mst Sunday.
- Location Portions Of East-central And Southeast New Mexico.
- Winds Northwest 25 To 35 Mph With Gusts Near 50 Mph.
- Timing Winds Will Strengthen Sunday Morning Peak By Mid
Day And Diminish Early Sunday Evening.
- Visibility No Visibility Restrictions Are Expected.
- Local Impacts Strong Cross Winds Are Expected On North To
South And Northeast To Southwest Oriented Roadways Including
Interstate 25. Difficult Driving Conditions Are Expected For
High Profile Vehicles.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Motorists Should Exercise Caution While Traveling. Sudden Gusts
Of Wind May Cause You To Lose Control Of Your Vehicle. Extra
Attention Should Be Given To Cross Winds.

High Wind Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County
  • Guadalupe Mountains

High Wind Watch In Effect From Sunday Morning Through Sunday
Evening
- Event Strong Winds.
- Timing From 6 Am Cst Mst Sunday Through 9 Pm Cst Sunday.
- Impacts Difficult Driving Conditions. Could Affect Local
Aviation.
- Winds West Winds 35 To 45 Mph With Gusts To 60 Mph.
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.