East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 10:01 PM MST Dec. 12, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 5 PM MST Thursday...

* location... east slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains,
northeast Highlands, and eastern San Miguel, Guadalupe, and De
Baca counties.

* Winds... sustained at 25 to 35 mph from the north with
occasional gusts between 45 and 55 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase overnight, continuing through
Thursday.

* Visibility... blowing dust and light snow accompanying the
frontal passage could reduce visibility to less than a mile at
times.

* Local impacts... strong cross winds are expected on west-to-
east oriented roads, including the I-40 corridor. Difficult
driving conditions are anticipated, especially 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.