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National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
222 PM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

...Windy Sunday afternoon along the International Border...

.A small, moderately strong storm just off the coast of northern
California will move to Arizona Sunday afternoon and east of the
area Sunday evening. This system will bring some clouds, a few
mountain showers and gusty winds to the area Sunday afternoon. The
winds will be strongest south of a line from Lordsburg to
Orogrande. The strongest winds will develop around mid afternoon
Sunday and then begin diminishing around sunset.

Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Northern Dona Ana County-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-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 Lordsburg, Red Rock, Virden,
Antelope Wells, Animas, Hachita, Cloverdale, Deming, Columbus,
Garfield, Hatch, Radium Springs, 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, Cornudas, Dell City, Salt Flat, Sierra Blanca,
Fabens, Fort Hancock, Tornillo, and Indian Hot Springs
222 PM MST Sat Feb 25 2017


The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM to 7 PM MST Sunday.

* TIMING...west winds will increase in the morning, reaching their
  peak by early afternoon, and then diminishing near sunset.

* WINDS...west winds 25 to 35 mph.

* IMPACTS...winds will cause minor vehicle handling problems,
  especially in cross winds. Some blowing dust also possible, with
  a few visibilities dropping to around one mile.


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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