Weather Alerts for Roosevelt Co. (NM)

Issued by the National Weather Service

High Wind Warning  HIGH WIND WARNING   High Wind Warning
ROOSEVELT CO. (NM)

Areas Affected:
Curry County - Far Northeast Highlands - Harding County - Quay County - Raton Ridge, Johnson Mesa - Roosevelt County - Union County
Effective: Thu, 12/13 7:43am Updated: Thu, 12/13 1:47pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 12/13 5:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...STRONG TO DAMAGING WINDS TO CONTINUE IMPACTING PORTIONS OF
EASTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...
.Light snow and blowing snow over portions of central and eastern
New Mexico have resulted in winter driving conditions this morning.
For the latest road conditions, call 511 or visit nmroads.com.
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...
* LOCATION...Much of eastern New Mexico, including the Raton
Ridge/Johnson Mesa, Far Northeast Highlands, Union, Harding,
Quay, Curry, and Roosevelt counties.
* WINDS...Sustained at 35 to 45 mph from the north with occasional
gusts to 50 to 60 mph.
* TIMING...Winds will remain strong to damaging this morning
then slowly diminish through the afternoon.
* VISIBILITY...Light rain and snow will taper off by mid to late
morning. Areas of blowing snow will reduce the visibility to
less than a mile at times. Small amounts of snow may melt then
freeze on road surfaces, bridges and overpasses, making for
hazardous driving conditions.
* LOCAL IMPACTS...Strong cross winds are expected on both west-
to-east and southwest-to-northeast oriented roads, including
the I-40 and U.S. Highways 64, 54, 84, and 70 corridors near the
Texas border. Dangerous driving conditions are anticipated,
especially for high profile vehicles. Gusts in excess of 60 mph
could produce damage to some trees and structures.

Information:
Remember, A High Wind Warning means damaging winds are imminent
or highly likely. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or
gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.