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    • Wind Advisory

      Wind Advisory in effect from 10:00 AM MST until 7:00 PM MST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

    West Central Highlands-
    Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
    Lower Rio Grande Valley-
    250 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
    7 PM MST THIS EVENING...

    * LOCATION...Middle and Lower Rio Grande Valley, West Central
    Highlands.

    * WINDS...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to near 45 mph,
    shifting west 30 to 35 mph with occasional gusts to near 55 mph
    around mid day Tuesday.

    * TIMING...Winds increasing through the morning hours and peaking
    around mid day with the passage of a cold front. Winds
    decreasing late afternoon into the early evening.

    * VISIBILITY...Widespread restrictions to visibility are not
    expected. However, areas of blowing dust preceding the front and
    rain and snow showers developing along and behind it may briefly
    limit visibility to between 3 and 5 miles at times late today.

    * LOCAL IMPACTS...Hazardous crosswinds will impact north-south
    oriented roadways, such as Interstate 25 between Socorro and
    Albuquerque. Lightweight objects may become airborne.

    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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