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

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:52 AM MDT Sep. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from noon today to 6 PM MDT this

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM MDT this

* Location... the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Raton ridge, nearby
Highlands, and the upper Rio Grande Valley.

* Winds... southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* Timing... winds will gradually increase through noon then peak
between 2 PM and 5 PM before tapering off around sunset.

* Visibility... no significant restrictions expected.

* Local impacts... strong cross winds will impact travel for large
and high profile vehicles. Light weight objects may be tossed

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.