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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
342 PM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...Strong winds return to the area on Friday...

.An approaching upper level storm system will bring March to an
end on a windy note. Strong winds will sporadically begin after
midnight as the upper level storm begins to approach the region.
Then by late morning the stronger winds will become more sustained
and will reach their peak by mid afternoon. The strong winds will
also create areas of blowing dust which will cause hazardous
driving conditions especially on north-south running roads and
locations west of Las Cruces. The winds and dust will continue
into early evening until the finally diminish a little after
sunset.

NMZ413-TXZ419-310600-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.HW.W.0006.170331T0600Z-170401T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KEPZ.DU.Y.0004.170331T1600Z-170401T0300Z/
Southern Tularosa Basin-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Including the cities of Chaparral, Orogrande,
White Sands Range Headquarters, East and Northeast El Paso,
Socorro, and Fort Bliss
342 PM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 PM MDT
FRIDAY...
...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 9 PM MDT
FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from midnight tonight to 9 PM MDT
Friday. A Blowing Dust Advisory has also been issued. This
Blowing Dust Advisory is in effect from 10 AM to 9 PM MDT Friday.

* TIMING...Strong winds of 35 to 45 mph will sporadically occur
  after midnight and then by late morning become more sustained
  and reach their peak by mid afternoon with wind gust of 60 mph
  possible.

* WINDS...Winds of 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph possible by
  Friday afternoon.

* VISIBILITY...Visibility will be reduced to 1 to 3 miles and
  occasionally dip below 1 mile during the strong winds in the
  afternoon.

* IMPACTS...The strong winds and blowing dust will create
  hazardous driving conditions especially on north/south running
  roads. The strong winds could also lead to some power line and
  tree damage and isolated structural damage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

A Blowing Dust Advisory means that blowing dust will restrict
visibilities. Travelers are urged to use caution.

&&

$$

NMZ414>416-310600-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.HW.W.0006.170331T0600Z-170401T0300Z/
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Including the cities of Mescalero, Timberon, Mountain Park,
Cloudcroft, Sunspot, Apache Summit, Mayhill, Pinon,
and Sacramento
342 PM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 PM MDT
FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from midnight tonight to 9 PM MDT
Friday.

* TIMING...Strong winds of 35 to 45 mph will sporadically occur
  after midnight and then by late morning become more sustained
  and reach their peak by mid afternoon with wind gust of 60 mph
  possible.

* WINDS...Winds of 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph possible by
  Friday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...The strong winds will create hazardous driving
conditions especially on north/south running roads. The strong
winds could also lead to some power line and tree damage and
isolated structural damage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

&&

$$

NMZ404>407-410>412-TXZ418-420>424-310600-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.WI.Y.0014.170331T0600Z-170401T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KEPZ.DU.Y.0004.170331T1600Z-170401T0300Z/
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Western 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-
Including the cities of Lordsburg, Red Rock, Virden,
Antelope Wells, Animas, Hachita, Cloverdale, Deming, Columbus,
Garfield, Hatch, Radium Springs, Las Cruces, Vado, Sunland Park,
Alamogordo, Tularosa, White Sands Monument, Downtown El Paso,
West El Paso, Upper Valley, Hueco Tanks, Loma Linda, Cornudas,
Dell City, Salt Flat, Sierra Blanca, Fabens, Fort Hancock,
Tornillo, and Indian Hot Springs
342 PM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 PM MDT
FRIDAY...
...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 9 PM MDT
FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from midnight tonight to 9 PM MDT
Friday. A Blowing Dust Advisory has also been issued. This
Blowing Dust Advisory is in effect from 10 AM to 9 PM MDT Friday.

* TIMING...Strong winds of 25 to 35 mph will sporadically occur
  after midnight and then by late morning become more sustained
  and reach their peak by mid afternoon with wind gust of 50 mph
  possible.

* WINDS...Winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph possible by
  Friday afternoon.

* VISIBILITY...Visibility will be reduced to 1 to 3 miles and
  occasionally dip below 1 mile during the strong winds in the
  afternoon.

* IMPACTS...The strong winds and blowing dust will create
  hazardous driving conditions especially on north/south running
  roads and along the highways west of Las Cruces. The strong
  winds could also lead to some isolated power line and tree
  damage.

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.

A Blowing Dust Advisory means that blowing dust will restrict
visibilities. Travelers are urged to use caution.

&&

$$

NMZ401>403-408-409-417-310600-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.WI.Y.0014.170331T0600Z-170401T0300Z/
Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-Otero Mesa-
Including the cities of Cliff, Buckhorn, Gila Hot Springs,
Mule Creek, Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston, Fort Bayard,
Mimbres, Hurley, Faywood, Grant County Airport, Hillsboro,
Winston, Truth Or Consequences, Derry, Spaceport, and Crow Flats
342 PM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 PM MDT
FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from midnight tonight to 9 PM MDT
Friday.

* TIMING...Strong winds of 25 to 35 mph will sporadically occur
  after midnight and then by late morning become more sustained
  and reach their peak by mid afternoon with wind gust of 50 mph
  possible.

* WINDS...Winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph possible by
  Friday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...The strong winds will create hazardous driving
  conditions especially on north/south running roads and along the
  highways west of Las Cruces. The strong winds could also lead
to some isolated power line and tree damage.

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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