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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
654 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-301300-
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-
654 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO...SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO AND SOUTHWEST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG WEST WINDS LATE MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND INTO
EARLY EVENING. BECOMING 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 40 TO 45 MPH.
SOUTHERN DESERT LOWLANDS OF NEW MEXICO AND FAR WEST TEXAS WILL BE
MOST AFFECTED. SOME DUST...BUT WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT DUST NOT
EXPECTED TODAY. TRAVEL MAY BE DANGEROUS DUE TO BUFFETING WINDS
AND LOCAL AREAS OF BRIEF LOW VISIBILITY. ALSO BLOWING OBJECTS AND
MINOR DAMAGE TO LIGHT STRUCTURES AND WEAK VEGETATION. WINDS
SLACKEN TO BREEZY OVERNIGHT...BUT WILL REMAIN STRONG OVER EAST
SLOPE LOCATIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SLIGHT RISK OF MOUNTAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY...MAINLY
OVER THE GILA REGION. COULD SEE DAMAGING OUTFLOW WINDS. OTHERWISE
STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE. SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
SLIGHT RISK OF ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER AREAS EAST
OF THE RIO GRANDE. SLIGHT RISK OF SMALL HAIL...AND GUSTY OUTFLOWS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT MEASURED WIND GUSTS...ESTIMATES
OF REDUCED VISIBILITY...AND WIND DAMAGE.

$$

BIRD



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