Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX
WWUS74 KMAF 271919
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
219 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...THE VAN
HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR...THE DAVIS MOUNTAINS...THE UPPER
TRANS PECOS AND THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN PERMIAN BASIN THIS
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS FRIDAY
.Yet another upper level storm system is bringing strong winds to
the region today. The Guadalupe Mountains will see the highest
winds, but strong winds will also spread east into the plains.
Winds will likely diminish soon after sunset. Strong winds are
again expected tomorrow afternoon across the Guadalupe Mountains.
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
119 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
The National Weather Service in Midland/Odessa has issued a High
Wind Watch, which is in effect from Friday morning through Friday
* TIMING...This afternoon and evening for the warning. Friday
morning through Friday evening for the watch.
* WINDS...West 40 to 50 mph with gusts near 65 mph today. West 35
to 45 mph with gusts near 60 mph Friday.
* IMPACTS...Severe turbulence near the mountains will be
hazardous for light low flying aircraft. These winds could
make driving difficult for high profile vehicles.
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 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 stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
Eddy County Plains-Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-
Southern Lea County-Gaines-Dawson-Andrews-Martin-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Loving-Winkler-Ector-Midland-
Ward-Davis/Apache Mountains Area-
Including the cities of Artesia, Carlsbad, Carlsbad Caverns NP,
Tatum, Hobbs, Lovington, Eunice, Jal, Seminole, Lamesa, Andrews,
Stanton, Van Horn, Pecos, Mentone, Kermit, Odessa, Midland,
Monahans, Alpine, and Fort Davis
219 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017 /119 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017/
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS
* TIMING...This afternoon.
* WINDS...Southwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph.
* IMPACTS...Motorists should exercise caution while driving. Be
alert to sudden gusts of wind which may cause you to lose
control of your vehicle.
A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.