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Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
229 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-Southern Tularosa Basin-
Otero Mesa-Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Including the cities of Las Cruces, Vado, Sunland Park,
Chaparral, Orogrande, White Sands Range Headquarters, Crow Flats,
Downtown El Paso, West El Paso, Upper Valley,
East and Northeast El Paso, Socorro, Fort Bliss, Hueco Tanks,
Loma Linda, Fabens, Fort Hancock, and Tornillo
229 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

A cold front is currently moving through eastern Dona Ana,
southwestern Otero, El Paso and western Hudspeth counties. There
will be an increase in winds to 25 to 40 mph with gusts over 50
mph as the front moves through. In addition to the wind, a plume
of dust will reduce visibilities to under a mile at times.
Motorists are urged to use caution, especially high profile
vehicles traveling on north-south oriented roads.

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