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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
220 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS
THROUGH TODAY...

.A strong upper level storm system has moved across the central
Rockies and central Plains today. Strong winds have developed in
the Guadalupe Mountains as this system passes by to the north.

NMZ027-TXZ258-250100-
/O.CON.KMAF.HW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-180225T0100Z/
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
120 PM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...through this evening.

* WINDS...Southwest to west 35 to 50 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

* IMPACTS...These winds may make driving difficult for motorists
  driving high profile vehicles. Low flying light aircraft may
  experience severe turbulence.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
559 AM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

...STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY EARLY THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL, EASTERN AND
SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

NMZ523-526-242300-
/O.CON.KABQ.HW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-180224T2300Z/
Central Highlands-South Central Mountains-
559 AM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...The Central Highlands and South Central Mountains
  including Clines Corners, Sierra Blanca and Ruidoso.

* WINDS...Southwest to west 25 to 40 mph with gusts between 50
  and 60 mph. Winds will trend northwesterly by mid morning.

* TIMING...Southwest to west winds will continue to strengthen
  early this morning, reaching peak speeds through midday today
  while becoming northwest then diminishing by mid to late this
  afternoon.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced in blowing dust mainly in the
  Central Highlands.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
  high profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution,
  especially with cross winds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remember, A High Wind Warning means damaging winds are imminent
or highly likely. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or
gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
559 AM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

...STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY EARLY THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL, EASTERN AND
SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

NMZ529-532>540-242300-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-180224T2300Z/
Northeast Highlands-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-
Southwest Chaves County-
559 AM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...Northeast Highlands, Eastern San Miguel, Guadalupe,
  Quay, Curry, Roosevelt, De Baca and Chaves Counties as well as
  Eastern Lincoln County.

* WINDS...West to northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts between 45
  and 55 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will reach peak speeds from midday to mid
  afternoon before diminishing late in the afternoon.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced in blowing dust.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
  high profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution,
  especially with cross winds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
138 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-251945-
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines-
Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-
Loving-Winkler-Ector-Midland-Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-
Davis/Apache Mountains Area-Pecos-Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-
Big Bend Area-Terrell-Guadalupe Mountains-
138 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018 /1238 PM MST Sat Feb 24 2018/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southeast New
Mexico, southwest Texas and western Texas.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

High winds will continue across the Guadalupe Mountains through
early this evening. Windy conditions are also expected across the
plains which could cause patch of blowing dust.

Elevated fire weather conditions are expected across the entire area
for the remainder of this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

Elevated fire weather conditions into Sunday through Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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This product, along with other watches, warnings, advisories,
and statements issued by the National Weather Service Office in
Midland, can be found on the internet at...
http://weather.gov/midland

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
335 AM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

NMZ501>540-251045-
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Union County-
Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
335 AM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Strong to damaging winds will impact areas from Clines Corners
southward to Ruidoso and eastward to the Texas border. Gusts near 50
to 60 mph will be possible. Due to daytime humidities dropping below
15 percent, critical fire weather conditions are also expected for
the east central plains, despite below normal temperatures.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

A quick moving storm system will move across northern New Mexico
late Saturday night through Sunday morning with light snow
accumulations expected in the northern mountains. Another storm
system on Tuesday night and Wednesday may bring additional snow
accumulations to portions of New Mexico.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report any overnight snow amounts or
strong winds through the National Weather Service Albuquerque web
site at weather.gov/abq or by calling 1.888.386.7637. You can also
submit storm reports and photos on our Facebook page or via Twitter
using the hashtag nmwx.

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