Upper Rio Grande Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 11:38 PM MDT Apr. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 3 am MDT Friday...

* location... much of western New Mexico, the upper and lower Rio
Grande and lower Chama river valleys, central and south
Central Highlands.

* Winds... southerly 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... winds will continue to increase this afternoon and
peak this evening before tapering off overnight.

* Visibility... locally reduced in areas of blowing dust.

* Local impacts... strong cross winds will create difficult
travel on east to west oriented roadways, including Interstate
40.

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.