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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
152 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING FOR SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MOST OF WEST TEXAS...

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR THE
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
PORTIONS OF WEST TEXAS...

.An upper trough has moved over the region today. Strong westerly
winds will mix down west of the dryline resulting in high winds
from southeast New Mexico down towards the Big Bend. A tightening
surface pressure gradient east of the dryline will contribute to
high winds across portions of the Permian Basin.

NMZ028-029-033-034-TXZ045-050-057>062-067>069-074-080-081-240300-
/O.CON.KMAF.HW.W.0014.000000T0000Z-170324T0300Z/
Eddy County Plains-Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-
Southern Lea County-Gaines-Andrews-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Loving-Winkler-Ector-Midland-
Ward-Crane-Upton-Davis/Apache Mountains Area-Marfa Plateau-
Big Bend Area-
Including the cities of Artesia, Carlsbad, Carlsbad Caverns NP,
Tatum, Hobbs, Lovington, Eunice, Jal, Seminole, Andrews,
Van Horn, Pecos, Mentone, Kermit, Odessa, Midland, Monahans,
Crane, McCamey, Rankin, Alpine, Fort Davis, Marfa, Big Bend NP,
and Marathon
152 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017 /1252 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017/

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...This afternoon and evening.

* WINDS...West 35 to 55 mph with gusts to around 75 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.
  Airplanes flying over the mountains may experience severe
  turbulence.

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.

&&

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NMZ027-TXZ258-241000-
/O.CON.KMAF.HW.W.0014.000000T0000Z-170325T0000Z/
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
1252 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT FRIDAY...

* TIMING...This afternoon through Friday afternoon.

* WINDS...West 35 to 50 mph with gusts to around 75 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.
  Airplanes flying over the Guadalupe Mountains may experience
  severe turbulence.

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.

&&

$$

TXZ046>048-051>053-063-070-075-079-082-240300-
/O.CON.KMAF.WI.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-170324T0300Z/
Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-Glasscock-Reagan-
Pecos-Presidio Valley-Terrell-
Including the cities of Lamesa, Gail, Snyder, Stanton,
Big Spring, Colorado City, Garden City, Big Lake, Fort Stockton,
Presidio, Dryden, and Sanderson
152 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...This afternoon and evening.

* WINDS...30 to 40 mph with gusts to around 55 mph.

* IMPACTS...Secure lawn furniture, garbage cans or other objects
  which could be blown about by the wind.

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.

&&

$$



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