Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
348 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 5 PM MST TODAY FOR
THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM CST /7 AM MST/ TO 6 PM CST
/5 PM MST/ MONDAY FOR THE EDDY COUNTY PLAINS, AND VAN HORN AND
THE HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR...

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING FOR THE GUADALUPE AND DAVIS MOUNTAINS... SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO PLAINS...THE VAN HORN AND THE HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR... AND
THE MARFA PLATEAU...

.An approaching upper trough will result in high wind today
and Tuesday. Today southwest winds will result high wind across
the Guadalupe Mountains with very windy conditions for the
adjacent plains. Tuesday looks even windier with high wind
possible from the Southeast New Mexico plains southward across
the higher elevations to the Rio Grande. Wind speeds will decrease
Tuesday evening as the upper trough passes over the region.

NMZ027-TXZ258-272200-
/O.EXT.KMAF.HW.A.0010.170228T1200Z-170301T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMAF.HW.W.0009.170227T1400Z-170228T0000Z/
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
248 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO
5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...
...HIGH WIND WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...Today and Tuesday.

* WINDS...
  Today...Southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 65 mph.
  Tuesday...Southwest 40 to 60 mph with gusts to 80 mph.

* IMPACTS...Be especially careful driving in the mountainous areas
  as these winds will make driving difficult for motorists
  driving high profile vehicles such as campers, vans and tractor
  trailers. Aviation interests may experience localized but extreme
  turbulence, or strong downward airflows, if flying in the
  vicinity of the Guadalupe Mountains. Pilots should be alert for
  standing wave clouds or other evidence of mountain wave
  activity.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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
forecasts.

&&

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NMZ028-TXZ057-272200-
/O.EXT.KMAF.HW.A.0010.170228T1600Z-170301T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMAF.WI.Y.0009.170227T1400Z-170228T0000Z/
Eddy County Plains-Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Including the cities of Artesia, Carlsbad, Carlsbad Caverns NP,
and Van Horn
348 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017 /248 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017/

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM CST /7 AM MST/ THIS
MORNING TO 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/ THIS EVENING...
...HIGH WIND WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...Today and Tuesday.

* WINDS...
  Today...Southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts to around 50 mph.
  Tuesday...Southwest 30 to 50 mph with gusts to around 65 mph.

* IMPACTS...These winds could make driving difficult for
  motorists driving high profile vehicles such as campers, vans
  and tractor trailers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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
forecasts.

&&

$$

NMZ029-033-272200-
/O.EXB.KMAF.HW.A.0010.170228T1600Z-170301T0600Z/
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-
Including the cities of Tatum, Hobbs, and Lovington
248 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Midland/Odessa has issued a High
Wind Watch, which is in effect from Tuesday morning through
Tuesday evening.

* TIMING...Tuesday.

* WINDS...Southwest 30 to 50 mph with gusts to around 65 mph.

* IMPACTS...These winds could make driving difficult for
  motorists driving high profile vehicles such as campers, vans
  and tractor trailers.

* IMPACTS...These winds could make driving difficult for
  motorists driving high profile vehicles such as campers, vans
  and tractor trailers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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
forecasts.

&&

$$

TXZ058-074-080-272200-
/O.EXT.KMAF.HW.A.0010.170228T1600Z-170301T0600Z/
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Davis/Apache Mountains Area-
Marfa Plateau-
Including the cities of Pecos, Alpine, Fort Davis, and Marfa
348 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...Tuesday.

* WINDS...Southwest 30 to 50 mph with gusts to around 70 mph.

* IMPACTS...These winds could make driving difficult for
  motorists driving high profile vehicles such as campers, vans
  and tractor trailers.

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
forecasts.

&&

$$


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