Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
523 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-230000-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-
GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-
PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NP...TATUM...HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...JAL...
SEMINOLE...LAMESA...GAIL...SNYDER...ANDREWS...STANTON...
BIG SPRING...COLORADO CITY...VAN HORN...PECOS...MENTONE...
RED BLUFF LAKE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...GARDEN CITY...
MONAHANS...CRANE...MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...ALPINE...
FORT DAVIS...FORT STOCKTON...PRESIDIO...MARFA...BIG BEND NP...
MARATHON...SANDERSON...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
523 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014 /423 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014/

...WINTER RETURNS TO WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO TONIGHT
AND TUESDAY...

AFTER ANOTHER DRY AND MILD AFTERNOON WITH TEMPERATURES INTO THE
60S TO LOWER 70S...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH INTO THE
AREA TONIGHT.

RAIN SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING MAINLY NORTH AND EAST OF
THE PECOS RIVER. THE THREAT OF SHOWERS WILL SPREAD SOUTH THROUGH
THE TRANS PECOS OVERNIGHT. MUCH COLDER AIR WILL SPREAD SOUTH
OVERNIGHT AS WELL. RAIN SHOWERS WILL MIX WITH SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT
IN THE NORTHERN PERMIAN BASIN AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO. DUE TO THE
RECENT MILD TEMPERATURES NO SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED ON AREA
ROADWAYS. HOWEVER...THERE COULD BE A DUSTING OF SNOW ON GRASSY
SURFACES AND OVERPASSES IN NORTHERN LEA COUNTY WHERE THERE IS THE
BEST CHANCE OF SNOW. AS COLDER AIR FILTERS SOUTH THERE COULD BE A
MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TUESDAY MORNING ALONG AND NORTH OF A
MIDLAND TO WINK LINE. THERE COULD ALSO BE A FEW SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE DAVIS MOUNTAINS TUESDAY MORNING. HIGH
TEMPERATURES ON TUESDAY WILL ONLY BE IN THE 40S.

TUESDAY NIGHT WILL BE COLDER WITH OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE 20S...WITH
TEENS IN THE DAVIS MOUNTAINS AND MARFA PLATEAU. HIGH TEMPERATURES
ON WEDNESDAY WILL BE MAINLY IN THE 50S. DRY WEATHER WITH WARMER
TEMPERATURES ARE IN STORE FOR WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
ON CHRISTMAS DAY.

STROBIN

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