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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1240 PM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO THIS
AFTERNOON...

.A LARGE STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE STATE TODAY AND
STRENGTHEN THE SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT OVER THE REGION. THESE STRONG
WINDS WILL MIX DOWN TO THE SURFACE IN THE AFTERNOON WITH WINDS OF
25 TO 35 MPH EXPECTED. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST WILL ALSO REDUCE
VISIBILITIES OVER PORTIONS OF THE LOWLAND DESERTS. .

NMZ402>411-070100-
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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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVER CITY...LAKE ROBERTS...KINGSTON...
FORT BAYARD...MIMBRES...HURLEY...FAYWOOD...GRANT COUNTY AIRPORT...
LORDSBURG...RED ROCK...VIRDEN...ANTELOPE WELLS...ANIMAS...
HACHITA...CLOVERDALE...DEMING...COLUMBUS...HILLSBORO...WINSTON...
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES...DERRY...SPACEPORT...GARFIELD...HATCH...
RADIUM SPRINGS...LAS CRUCES...VADO...SUNLAND PARK
1240 PM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING...


* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HIGH WINDS WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. WILDFIRE
  DANGER IS ELEVATED. SMALL OBJECTS MAY BE BLOWN ABOUT.

* VISIBILITY...AREAS OF BLOWING DUST SWILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES
  DOWN TO A MILE IN DUST PRONE AREAS. PARTICULARLY SENSITIVE
  DUST AREAS ALONG THE INTERSTATE 10 CORRIDOR MAY SEE TEMPORARY
  DROPS IN VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN HALF A MILE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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ROGASH



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