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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
627 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
627 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Today brings the return of windy conditions as another Pacific
storm system approaches. West winds in the 25 to 35 mph range with
gusts to 50 mph are expected. Areas of blowing dust will be the
primary hazard associated with the winds. the Gila region may see
some light rain showers. Winds will diminish after sunset.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Breezy to low-end windy again on Monday. Tuesday brings the
biggest risk for high-end hazardous weather as a second Pacific
storm system moves in to bring very windy conditions to all
location. Winds in excess of 40 mph with gusts over 60 mph appear
to be common for the afternoon. Some locations will also see
lowland rain showers and high elevation mountain snow showers.
Cooler Wednesday, but only a few degrees below normal behind a
Pacific cold front. High pressure builds in for the rest of the
week allowing for much lighter winds and warming temperatures.


Real-time reports of reduced visibility and wind damage



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