Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
913 PM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

NMZ029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-060>063-300415-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-WINKLER-ECTOR-
MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TATUM...HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...
JAL...SEMINOLE...LAMESA...GAIL...SNYDER...ANDREWS...STANTON...
BIG SPRING...COLORADO CITY...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...
GARDEN CITY
913 PM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016 /813 PM MDT SUN MAY 29 2016/

...HABOOB WITH STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING DUST MOVING ACROSS THE
NORTHERN PERMIAN BASIN...

AT 910 PM CDT...A HABOOB IS MOVING THROUGH THE US 180 CORRIDOR REDUCING
VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE WITH WIND GUSTS EXCEEDING
50 MPH. THIS HABOOB IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE PUSHING SOUTH ACROSS
THE NORTHERN PERMIAN BASIN BETWEEN 10 PM CDT AND 11 PM CDT.

IN THE PATH OF THIS HABOOB...EXPECT REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND GUSTY
WINDS GUSTING UP TO 50 MPH. TRAVEL MAY BE TEMPORARILY IMPEDED BY
LOW VISIBILITY.

A HABOOB IS A WALL OF DUST...OFTEN STIRRED UP BY STRONG OUTFLOW
WINDS GENERATED BY STRONG THUNDERSTORMS.


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