Weather

wind advisory 102621Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
Including the cities of Mimbres, Hurley, Faywood,
Grant County Airport, Lordsburg, Red Rock, Virden,
Antelope Wells, Animas, Hachita, Cloverdale, Deming, Columbus,
Hillsboro, Winston, Truth Or Consequences, Derry, Spaceport,
Garfield, Hatch, Radium Springs, Las Cruces, Vado, Sunland Park,

hard freeze warning 2 101321Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Including the cities of Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston,
Fort Bayard, Mimbres, Hurley, Faywood, and Grant County Airport
306 PM MDT Tue Oct 12 2021

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
...HARD FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM MDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...For the Hard Freeze Warning, sub-freezing temperatures as
low as 28 expected. For the Wind Advisory, west winds 25 to 35
mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* WHERE...The Gila Region of SW New Mexico.

* WHEN...For the Hard Freeze Warning, from 3 AM to 9 AM MDT
Wednesday. For the Wind Advisory, until 6 PM MDT this evening.

hard freeze warning 101321Upper Gila River Valley-
Including the cities of Cliff, Buckhorn, Gila Hot Springs,
and Mule Creek
306 PM MDT Tue Oct 12 2021

...HARD FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM MDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 28 expected.

* WHERE...Upper Gila River Valley.

* WHEN...From 3 AM to 9 AM MDT Wednesday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold.

high wind warning bootheel 101221HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM MDT TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph
expected.

* WHERE...The Bootheel of New Mexico.

* WHEN...From 3 AM to 6 PM MDT Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Blowing dust may develop across parts of
the area. Driving conditions may be adversely impacted.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of
your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if
you must drive.

high wind watch 101221Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-
Including the cities of Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston,
Fort Bayard, Mimbres, Hurley, Faywood, Grant County Airport,
Lordsburg, Red Rock, Virden, Antelope Wells, Animas, Hachita,
Cloverdale, Deming, Columbus, Hillsboro, and Winston
337 AM MDT Mon Oct 11 2021

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

ROAD ADVISORY
Difficult Driving Conditions Mimbres Area
NM 35 milepost 5 to 27 has reported dips and low water crossing are running and may be carrying debris in roadway. When water is running across roadways do not cross, seek an alternate route. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. The NMDOT is out monitoring roadway. This event will be updated as conditions change.

ROAD ADVISORY
Difficult Driving Conditions in Cliff
The Cliff Patrol has reported water running on NM 174 causing the roadway to flood. The gate located on NM 174 is currently closed. The Catwalk Recreational site is open for visitors, all vehicles will need to park outside the gate and walk in, use caution crossing roadway. The NMDOT will continue to monitoring roadway. This event will be updated as conditions change.

Glenwood, NM. September 2, 2021. The NM Department of Transportation is reporting difficult driving conditions and water running on NM Highway 174. The Gila National Forest, Glenwood Ranger District is leaving the Catwalk Recreation Area which includes the Whitewater Picnic Area and Catwalk Trail #207 open to foot traffic. Parking along the road is extremely limited, so you may want to reconsider your holiday weekend plans.

This area is subject to flash flooding, so we recommend extreme caution and not entering if the area is flooded. With monsoon season and predicted rain, there is a high probability of this occurring again in the future.

For updated information on New Mexico roadways, you may access http://nmroads.com/.

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