Portales, NM (88130)

10:27 AM MDT on March 23, 2017 (GMT -0600)
ENMU | | Change Station

Elev 4026 ft 34.18 °N, 103.35 °W | Updated 8 minutes ago

Clear
Clear
75.0 °F
Feels Like 77 °F
N
11.0
Wind Variable Wind from SSE
Gusts 25.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.71 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 77 °F
Dew Point 44 °F
Humidity 33%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:52 AM 7:07 PM
Waning Crescent, 22% visible
METAR KCVS 231558Z AUTO 18017KT 10SM CLR 21/11 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP059 T02130113 $
Pressure 29.71 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 77 °F
Dew Point 44 °F
Humidity 33%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:52 AM 7:07 PM
Waning Crescent, 22% visible
METAR KCVS 231558Z AUTO 18017KT 10SM CLR 21/11 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP059 T02130113 $

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High Wind Warning
Issued: 3:58 AM MDT Mar. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from 11 am this morning to 9 PM
MDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a High
Wind Warning, which is in effect from 11 am this morning to 9 PM
MDT this evening. The high wind watch is no longer in effect.

* Location... portions of the Central Mountain chain and east
central to southeastern plains of New Mexico.

* Winds... southwest 30 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing... winds will strengthen around mid day today, then become
very strong during the mid to late afternoon. Speeds will trend
downward with sunset, but will probably remain hazardous in many
locations tonight and again on Friday.

* Visibility... dropping to 1 to 3 miles at times in dust prone
locations.

* Local impacts... unsecured objects may become airborne and power
lines may topple over. Power outages will be possible. Cross
winds will be dangerous on northwest-to-southeast oriented
roads, like Highway 285 from Eldorado to Roswell.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.






Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 4:11 AM MDT Mar. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to
7 PM MDT this evening...

* area and timing... much of the eastern plains of New Mexico this
afternoon through early evening.

* 20 foot winds... south to southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts 55
to to 65 mph. Turning westerly by late afternoon.

* Relative humidity... 9 to 15 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
and will be hard to control. Long range spotting and extreme
fire behavior will be possible. Outdoor burning should not be
done.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this red flag warning.