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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
735 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

...Strong winds will be developing this morning across the area...

.A Pacific winter storm will move through the area on this morning
and afternoon, allowing strong winds of 25 to 35 mph to develop.
Winds will pick up throughout the morning and reach their
strongest speeds by early afternoon. The storm will drop rain and
snow showers over the mountains, though snowfall is expected to
remain light. A few rain showers could also fall over the lowlands
in the afternoon.

NMZ401-404>407-409>417-TXZ418>424-182315-
/O.CON.KEPZ.WI.Y.0001.190118T1800Z-190119T0200Z/
Upper Gila River Valley-Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-
Lowlands of the Bootheel-Uplands of the Bootheel-
Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-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 Cliff, Buckhorn, Gila Hot Springs,
Mule Creek, Lordsburg, Red Rock, Virden, Antelope Wells, Animas,
Hachita, Cloverdale, Deming, Columbus, Truth Or Consequences,
Derry, Spaceport, Garfield, Hatch, Radium Springs, Las Cruces,
Vado, Sunland Park, Alamogordo, Tularosa, White Sands Monument,
Chaparral, Orogrande, White Sands Range Headquarters, Mescalero,
Timberon, Mountain Park, Cloudcroft, Sunspot, Apache Summit,
Mayhill, Pinon, Sacramento, 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
735 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

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

* TIMING...Strong winds will pick up late morning and last into
  the early evening hours.

* WINDS...Winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph. Gusts to
  55 mph possible over higher exposed terrain of the mountains.

* IMPACTS...Cross winds will make driving difficult, especially
  for high-profile vehicles. Blowing dust is possible across the
  southern desert areas, with reduced visibilities in dust prone
  areas such as the Lordsburg Playa.

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.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
659 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

NMZ404>407-409>413-417-TXZ418>424-191400-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Sierra County Lakes-Northern Dona Ana County-
Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-Central Tularosa Basin-
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-
659 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Strong winds of 25 to 35 mph, with gusts to 45 mph, developing
late this morning and lasting into early this evening. Areas of
blowing dust possible. Winds will cause driving difficulties,
especially with cross winds. Blowing dust may become dense and
cause poor visibilities, especially in dust prone areas such as
the Lordsburg Playa.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Strong winds of 25 to 35 mph developing again on Monday, affecting
driving conditions. Otherwise no hazardous weather is expected at
this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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