Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX
WWUS74 KMAF 221959
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
159 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017
...High Wind Warning in effect for the Guadalupe Mountains Thursday
through Friday afternoon...
...High Wind Watch in effect Thursday afternoon for the southeast
New Mexico Plains...Van Horn Highway 54 Corridor...Upper Trans
Pecos...and northern Permian Basin of west Texas...
.A strong upper level storm system will track across the central
Plains on Thursday. Wind speeds should increase dramatically across
southeast New Mexico, the Upper Trans Pecos and the northern
Permian Basin of west Texas Thursday. Strong winds will continue
across the Guadalupe Mountains Thursday night and Friday.
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
1259 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THURSDAY TO 2 PM MST
* TIMING...9 AM MST / 10 AM CST Thursday to 2 PM MST / 3 PM CST
* WINDS...West winds 40 to 55 mph sustained. Gusts 60 to 70 mph.
* IMPACTS...Winds will be particularly hazardous at higher
elevations where the strongest winds are likely to occur. Be
especially careful driving in these mountainous areas as these
winds could make driving difficult for motorists driving high
profile vehicles such as campers, vans and tractor trailers.
A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.
Eddy County Plains-Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-
Southern Lea County-Gaines-Dawson-Borden-Andrews-Martin-Howard-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-
Including the cities of Artesia, Carlsbad, Carlsbad Caverns NP,
Tatum, Hobbs, Lovington, Eunice, Jal, Seminole, Lamesa, Gail,
Andrews, Stanton, Big Spring, Van Horn, and Pecos
159 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017 /1259 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017/
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
* TIMING...Thursday afternoon.
* WINDS...West winds 25 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph.
* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can make driving difficult...
especially for high profile vehicles.
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