NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Extreme and damaging winds are gusting through much of New Mexico Friday afternoon and expected to continue into the evening. High wind warnings will remain in effect all day and night across the state, as 40-55 mph sustained winds and gusts up to 65-75 mph are expected. 

Friday afternoon, KRQE Digital Anchor Chris McKee and Chief Meteorologist Grant Tosterud broke down the effect of high winds and the latest wildfire evacuations. Watch the video on this page for an extended weather breakdown and a look at some of the effects of Friday’s weather.

Editor’s Note: Video contains recording of previous live stream between 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., Friday, April 22. Some weather and evacuation information may have changed in the time since this live broadcast aired.

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