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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
459 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...STRONG WINDS RETURN TO THE REGION TODAY...

.AN APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL COMBINE WITH AN
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE TEXAS PANHANDLE TO GIVE US STRONG
WINDS THIS AFTERNOON. BY LATE MORNING THE WINDS WILL PICK UP FROM
THE WEST AND THEN BY EARLY AFTERNOON WE WILL SEE STRONG WEST WINDS
OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE. THERE COULD BE SOME
ISOLATED AREAS OF BLOWING DUST WHICH WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES IN
THE DUST PRONE AREAS. THE WINDS SHOULD DIMINISH LATER THIS
EVENING.

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-232200-
/O.CON.KEPZ.WI.Y.0013.140423T1900Z-140424T0300Z/
UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-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-
CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-OTERO MESA-
WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY-EASTERN/CENTRAL 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...GILA HOT SPRINGS...BUCKHORN...
MULE CREEK...CLIFF...SILVER CITY...LAKE ROBERTS...KINGSTON...
FORT BAYARD...MIMBRES...FAYWOOD...HURLEY...GRANT COUNTY AIRPORT...
LORDSBURG...REDROCK...VIRDEN...ANIMAS...HACHITA...
ANTELOPE WELLS...CLOVERDALE...DEMING...COLUMBUS...HILLSBORO...
WINSTON...TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES...DERRY...SPACEPORT...GARFIELD...
HATCH...RADIUM SPRINGS...LAS CRUCES...VADO...SUNLAND PARK...
ALAMOGORDO...TULAROSA...WHITE SANDS MONUMENT...OROGRANDE...
WHITE SANDS RANGE HEADQUARTERS...CHAPARRAL...MESCALERO...
MOUNTAIN PARK...TIMBERON...CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT...
MAYHILL...SACRAMENTO...PINON...CROW FLATS...DOWNTOWN...
WEST EL PASO...UPPER VALLEY...FORT BLISS...SOCORRO...
EAST AND NORTHEAST EL PASO...HUECO TANKS...LOMA LINDA...
DELL CITY...CORNUDAS...SALT FLAT...SIERRA BLANCA...FABENS...
TORNILLO...FORT HANCOCK
459 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* EVENT: STRONG WEST WINDS WITH AREAS OF BLOWING DUST AND WIND
  GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE LATE MORNING AND BECOME
  THE STRONGEST IN THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON HOURS. WINDS WILL
  DIMINISH LATER THIS EVENING.

* IMPACT: STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
  FOR DRIVERS OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND MOTORCYCLES. BLOWING
  DUST WILL ALSO RESTRICT VISIBILITIES. WILDFIRE DANGER WILL BE
  ELEVATED...BE CAREFUL WITH FLAMES AND SPARKS.

* VISIBILITY: MANY AREAS WILL SEE VISIBILITIES SLIGHTLY REDUCED
  TO THREE TO FIVE MILES...BUT A FEW DUST PRONE LOCATIONS COULD
  SEE VISIBILITIES REDUCED TO LESS THAN 1/2 MILE. VISIBILITY
  WILL IMPROVE AFTER SUNSET.

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.

&&

$$

ROGASH




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