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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
342 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...HIGH WINDS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTH PLAINS AND FAR
SOUTHWESTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.A strong storm system will move across the area Thursday
afternoon which will result in increasing wind speeds through the
day. By Thursday afternoon, the potential exists for high wind
speeds across the South Plains and far southwestern Texas
Panhandle. There is still some uncertainty how strong wind speeds
will become but there is a possibility of sustained speeds at or
above 40 mph for several hours or wind gusts 58 mph or higher.

TXZ021>024-027>030-033>036-039>042-230600-
/O.NEW.KLUB.HW.A.0001.170223T1800Z-170224T0000Z/
Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Briscoe-Bailey-Lamb-Hale-Floyd-Cochran-
Hockley-Lubbock-Crosby-Yoakum-Terry-Lynn-Garza-
Including the cities of Friona, Bovina, Farwell, Dimmitt, Hart,
Tulia, Silverton, Quitaque, Muleshoe, Littlefield, Olton,
Plainview, Cedar Hill, Morton, Levelland, Lubbock, Ralls,
Crosbyton, Lorenzo, Denver City, Plains, Brownfield, Tahoka,
ODonnell, Graham, and Post
342 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a High Wind
Watch, which is in effect Thursday afternoon.

* TIMING...the strongest winds will be possible from Noon through
  6 pm.

* WINDS...sustained 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 55 mph or higher.

* IMPACTS...areas of blowing dust will restrict visibility to at
  or below three miles at times. Vehicles on roads oriented north
  to south will experience very strong crosswinds. Lightweight
  outdoor furniture or objects will be blown around.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph...or gusts of
58 mph or more may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.

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