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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso TX/ Santa Teresa NM
354 AM MDT Sun Sep 27 2020

NMZ413-417-TXZ418>424-272200-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.WI.Y.0017.200928T0600Z-200928T1600Z/
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 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
354 AM MDT Sun Sep 27 2020

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM MDT
MONDAY...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 50 to 55
  mph expected. Stronger winds gusts will occur along the western
  slopes of area mountains, including west El Paso, far eastern
  Las Cruces, and areas west of the Hueco Mountains. Blowing dust
  is also expected.

* WHERE...Hudspeth County, the Otero Mesa, the southern half of
  the Tularosa Basin, and El Paso County, including the entire
  city of El Paso.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to 10 AM MDT Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Expect the strongest winds to occur
  generally between 2am and 7am Monday. Gusty winds will blow
  around unsecured objects and could also knock down tree limbs.
  Additionally, these strong winds will create areas of blowing
  dust with reductions in visibility possible.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of at least 30 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can create hazardous driving conditions,
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution while
driving. Be sure to secure loose outdoor objects. Blowing dust
will also be likely and may impact travel. If you encounter
reduced visibility while driving, either slow your speed to match
the conditions or pull completely off of the road, take your foot
off the brakes and turn off your lights, and wait for conditions
to improve.

&&

$$

Pegram




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