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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
154 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...A HIGH WIND WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS
THURSDAY...

.A STRONG WEST WIND IS POSSIBLE THURSDAY ACROSS THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS AS A DEEP SURFACE LOW DEVELOPS OVER NEW MEXICO. THE
HIGHEST WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED IN THE AFTERNOON AS STRONGER
WINDS ALOFT MIX DOWN TO THE SURFACE.

NMZ027-TXZ258-021100-
/O.CON.KMAF.HW.A.0009.150402T1500Z-150403T0100Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...
PINE SPRINGS
1254 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

* EVENT...HIGH WIND.

* TIMING...THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST 35 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES MAY HAVE DIFFICULTY DRIVING
  THROUGH THE PASS. LOW FLYING LIGHT AIRCRAFT SHOULD AVOID
  FLYING ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...SEVERE TURBULENCE WILL BE
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

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