Guadalupe Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Watch
Issued: 2:07 AM MDT Mar. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch remains in effect from Sunday morning through
late Sunday night...

* timing... late Sunday morning through Sunday night.

* Winds... southwest to west 45 to 65 mph with gusts to 90 mph.

* Impacts... secure any loose objects that may blow around in the
wind. Winds will be particularly hazardous at higher
elevations where the strongest winds are likely to occur.
People driving high-profile vehicles should strongly consider
postponing travel until the winds subside Monday. Severe
turbulence near the mountains will be hazardous for low flying
light aircraft.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest

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