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National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
333 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017

...Windy conditions with patchy blowing dust for Southern New
Mexico and Far West Texas on Thursday...

.An enhanced southwest flow aloft along with a deepening surface
low to the east will result in surface winds increasing to 25 to
35 mph by Thursday afternoon. Portions of the area may see patchy
blowing dust, especially along the border and along the
interstate-10 corridor in the afternoon and early evening. Winds
will diminish during the evening hours, but may linger along the
eastern slopes of area mountains past midnight. Winds will likely
increase again Friday afternoon.

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 Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston,
Fort Bayard, Mimbres, Hurley, Faywood, Grant County Airport,
Lordsburg, Red Rock, Virden, Antelope Wells, Animas, Hachita,
Cloverdale, Deming, Columbus, Hillsboro, Winston,
Truth Or Consequences, Derry, Spaceport, Garfield, Hatch,
Radium Springs, Las Cruces, Vado, Sunland Park, Alamogordo,
Tularosa, White Sands Monument, Chaparral, Orogrande,
White Sands Range Headquarters, Mescalero, Timberon,
Mountain Park, Cloudcroft, Sunspot, Apache Summit, Mayhill,
Pinon, Sacramento, Crow Flats, Downtown El Paso, West El Paso,
Upper Valley, East and Northeast El Paso, Socorro, Fort Bliss,
Hueco Tanks, Loma Linda, Cornudas, Dell City, Salt Flat,
Sierra Blanca, Fabens, Fort Hancock, Tornillo,
and Indian Hot Springs
333 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017


The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has
issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT

* TIMING...Winds will increase above advisory criteria in the
  afternoon and gradually diminish in the evening hours. Mountain
  areas may continue see stronger winds until midnight.

* WINDS...West to southwest winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to
  50 mph will be possible.

* IMPACTS...Strong cross winds along major roadways will make
  driving high profile vehicles difficult to control. Unsecured
  small light objects will be scattered. Visibility will be
  reduced to less than a mile in patchy blowing dust, especially
  along the interstate corridor in Southern New Mexico.


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.



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