Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:31 PM MDT Apr. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 6 PM this evening to 3 am
MDT Wednesday...

* location... Albuquerque and Santa Fe Metro areas, especially
along the eastern foothills.

* Winds... east to southeast 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... winds will begin to strengthen around 6 PM this
evening, peak between 9 PM and 3 am then gradually diminish
toward sunrise Wednesday.

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

* Local impacts... strong winds will create hazardous driving
conditions, especially through and immediately below canyons and
along Interstate 25.


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.