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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
510 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO THIS
AFTERNOON...

.A LARGE STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE STATE TODAY AND STRENGTHEN
THE SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT OVER THE REGION. THESE STRONG WINDS WILL
MIX DOWN TO THE SURFACE IN THE AFTERNOON WITH WINDS OF 25 TO 35
MPH EXPECTED. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST WILL ALSO REDUCE VISIBILITIES
OVER PORTIONS OF THE LOWLAND DESERTS. .

NMZ402>411-061915-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.WI.Y.0016.160506T1800Z-160507T0100Z/
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-
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
510 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
7 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...NOON THROUGH 7 PM

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HIGH WINDS WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. WILDFIRE DANGER
  IS ELEVATED. SMALL OBJECTS MAY BE BLOWN ABOUT.

* VISIBILITY...AREAS OF BLOWING DUST SWILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES
  DOWN TO A MILE IN DUST PRONE AREAS. PARTICULARLY SENSITIVE DUST
  AREAS ALONG THE INTERSTATE 10 CORRIDOR MAY SEE TEMPORARY DROPS
  IN VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN HALF A MILE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

LUNDEEN

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
353 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

NMZ502-505>508-519>521-524-061800-
/O.NEW.KABQ.WI.Y.0023.160506T1900Z-160507T0100Z/
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
353 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
MDT THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...MUCH OF CENTRAL...WEST CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND
  SOUTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED FROM THE SOUTH AT 25 TO 35 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL
  GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...INCREASING IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON AND PEAKING IN THE
  MID TO LATE AFTERNOON. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DECREASE IN SPEED
  AROUND SUNSET.

* VISIBILITY...SOME LOCALIZED AREAS OF BLOWING DUST MAY
  OCCASIONALLY REDUCE VISIBILITY TO AROUND 3 MILES.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED ON WEST-EAST
  ORIENTED ROADS SUCH AS INTERSTATE 40. LAWN FURNITURE...GARBAGE
  CANS...AND OTHER LOOSE ITEMS MAY BECOME TOSSED AROUND OR LOFTED
  IN THE STRONG 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
217 AM MST FRI MAY 6 2016

AZZ507-508-070300-
/O.NEW.KTWC.DU.Y.0006.160506T1800Z-160507T0300Z/
/O.CON.KTWC.WI.Y.0007.160506T1800Z-160507T0300Z/
UPPER SAN PEDRO RIVER VALLEY-
EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY BELOW 5000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SIERRA VISTA...BENSON...WILLCOX
217 AM MST FRI MAY 6 2016

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MST THIS EVENING...
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A BLOWING DUST
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...BLOWING DUST CAN RESTRICT VISIBILITIES BELOW A MILE
 POSING A SIGNIFICANT HAZARD TO MOTORISTS. IN ADDITION...STRONG
 AND GUSTY WINDS WILL LIKELY SUSPEND DUST INTO THE AIR THAT
 PEOPLE AND ANIMALS BREATHE. INDIVIDUALS WITH HEART DISEASE AND
 RESPIRATORY SENSITIVITIES MAY WANT TO REDUCE THEIR LEVEL OF
 EXERTION TO LIMIT THE DUST THEY BREATHE INTO THEIR LUNGS...
 ESPECIALLY IF THEY ARE NEAR DUST-PRONE LOCATIONS. THOSE MOST AT
 RISK MAY FEEL BETTER OF THEY AVOID OUTSIDE EXERCISE
 TODAY...KEEPING WINDOWS AND DOORS CLOSED TO HELP REDUCE EXPOSURE.

* TIMING...11 AM THIS MORNING THROUGH 8 PM MST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 45
  AND 50 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...SIGNIFICANT LOCALIZED DENSE BLOWING DUST ALONG
  INTERSTATE 10 NEAR SAN SIMON WILL LIKELY REDUCE VISIBILITIES ON
  THE INTERSTATE TO BELOW A QUARTER MILE. OTHERWISE...OCCASIONAL
  BLOWING DUST WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES BELOW 1 MILE THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING...BUT SHOULD REMAIN ABOVE A QUARTER OF A
  MILE.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON
  AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

* CURRENT AIR POLLUTION LEVELS ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE PIMA
  COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY WEBSITE AT
  WWW.PIMA.GOV/DEQ OR BY CALLING (520) 724-7446

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH OR GREATER
ARE EXPECTED IN THE VALLEYS...OR 35 MPH OR GREATER ABOVE
5000 FEET. HIGHER GUSTS ARE ALSO LIKELY. THIS COULD MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

A BLOWING DUST ADVISORY MEANS THAT BLOWING DUST WILL RESTRICT
VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE MILE IN SOME AREAS. TRAVELERS ARE URGED TO
USE CAUTION. IF YOU ENCOUNTER LOCALIZED DENSE BLOWING DUST...
ESPECIALLY NEAR PLOWED FIELDS OR CONSTRUCTION SITES...DO NOT
DRIVE INTO IT IF AT ALL POSSIBLE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
217 AM MST FRI MAY 6 2016

AZZ511>513-070300-
/O.CON.KTWC.WI.Y.0007.160506T1800Z-160507T0300Z/
GALIURO AND PINALENO MOUNTAINS-CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS-
DRAGOON AND MULE AND HUACHUCA AND SANTA RITA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHIRICAHUA NM...BISBEE...CANELO HILLS
217 AM MST FRI MAY 6 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* IMPACTS...AREAS OF BLOWING DUST MAY QUICKLY AND DANGEROUSLY
  REDUCE VISIBILITY. HIGH PROFILES VEHICLES WILL ALSO BE AFFECTED
  BY STRONG CROSS WINDS. LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS WILL BE BLOWN
  AROUND.

* TIMING...11 AM THIS MORNING THROUGH 8 PM MST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 50 MPH.
  EXPECT HIGHER WINDSPEEDS AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON
  AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH OR GREATER
ARE EXPECTED IN THE VALLEYS...OR 35 MPH OR GREATER ABOVE
5000 FEET. HIGHER GUSTS ARE ALSO LIKELY. THIS COULD MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$


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