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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
410 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 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-
410 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Winds will gust from 40 to 50 mph over much of the area this
afternoon and early this evening. Blowing dust may reduce the
visibility to under a mile over isolated locations.

Critical fire weather conditions will occur this afternoon and
early this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Windy Tuesday with winds gusting around 50 to 60 mph. Widespread
blowing dust will occur with the visibility falling to under a half
mile over a few areas.

It will become windy again Thursday and Friday with winds gusting
around 50 to 60 mph resulting in areas of blowing dust and low
visibility. Wind gusts around 40 mph expected Saturday but with
little or no blowing dust.

The combination of strong winds...warm temperatures and low humidity
will also create critical fire weather conditions Thursday and

There will also be areas of rain showers and even high mountain
snows Friday night and Saturday.


Spotter activation will not be needed.



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