Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX
WWUS74 KMAF 241905
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
205 PM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017
...HIGH WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING FOR GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT TUESDAY MORNING UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING
FOR EDDY COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO, THE VAN HORN/HIGHWAY 54
CORRIDOR AND DAVIS MOUNTAINS ABOVE 6000 FEET...
.As an upper trough approaches winds will increase this afternoon
especially in favored areas of the Guadalupe Mountains. Westerly
winds will then increase moreso Tuesday as the low passes to the
north of the region. High winds are expected in the Guadalupe
Mountains, and may also affect the Eddy County Plains, Van Horn and
Highway 54 corridor, and the higher elevations of the Davis
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
105 PM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9
PM MDT TUESDAY...
* TIMING... 2 PM this afternoon to 9 PM MDT Tuesday.
* WINDS...Today southwest to west 35 to 45 mph. Tuesday 40 to 60 mph
with gusts over 70 mph possible.
* IMPACTS...Severe turbulence near the mountains will be hazardous
for light low flying aircraft. These winds could make driving
difficult for high profile vehicles such as campers, vans, and
A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or
Eddy County Plains-Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Davis/Apache Mountains Area-
Including the cities of Artesia, Carlsbad, Carlsbad Caverns NP,
Van Horn, Alpine, and Fort Davis
205 PM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017 /105 PM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017/
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
* TIMING...Tuesday morning until Tuesday evening.
* WINDS...West 35 to 45 mph and gusts near 60 mph.
* IMPACTS...These winds could make driving difficult for high
profile vehicles such as campers, vans, and tractor trailers.
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 forecasts.