Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
333 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...Strong Winds Possible In The Guadalupe Mountains Friday
Afternoon And Evening...

.A deep upper level low pressure system will approach the area on
Friday. Strong westerly winds associated with the low will mix
into the higher elevations of the Guadalupe Mountains Friday
afternoon, before subsiding Friday evening as the system quickly
moves east.

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Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
233 AM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Midland/Odessa has issued a High
Wind Watch, which is in effect from Friday afternoon through
Friday evening.

* TIMING...Friday afternoon through early evening.

* WINDS...West 30 to 50 mph with gusts to 70 mph.

* IMPACTS...High winds could make driving difficult for motorists
  driving high profile vehicles such as campers, vans, and tractor
  trailers. Aviation interests may experience localized but
  extreme turbulence, or strong downward airflows, if flying in
  the vicinity of the Guadalupe Mountains. Pilots should be alert
  for standing wave clouds or other evidence of mountain wave
  activity.

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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