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National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
357 PM MST Mon Jan 21 2019

...Strong Winds Continue to Affect the Region...

.A strong upper level disturbance continues to slowly approach
southern New Mexico. Strong west to southwest winds will continue
to increase this afternoon, and will subside somewhat over most of
the lowlands after sunset. However, the strongest winds aloft will
not arrive until later tonight. Conditions look ideal for strong
downslope winds east of the Organ and Franklin Mountains late
tonight, peaking between 9 PM and 1 AM.

Upper Gila River 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-Central Tularosa Basin-
Otero Mesa-Western 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, Hillsboro, Winston,
Truth Or Consequences, Derry, Spaceport, Garfield, Hatch,
Radium Springs, Las Cruces, Vado, Sunland Park, Alamogordo,
Tularosa, White Sands Monument, Crow Flats, Downtown El Paso,
West El Paso, Upper Valley, Hueco Tanks, Loma Linda, Cornudas,
Dell City, Salt Flat, Sierra Blanca, Fabens, Fort Hancock,
Tornillo, and Indian Hot Springs
357 PM MST Mon Jan 21 2019


* TIMING...Southwest to west winds will continue this afternoon,
  peaking just before sunset. Winds will then slowly subside to
  below advisory criteria by this evening.

* WINDS...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts 40 to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will make driving difficult, especially
  for high-profile vehicles. In addition the winds will produce
  patchy areas of blowing dust. Motorists may experience brief
  areas of reduced visibilities due to blowing dust, especially
  in dust prone regions along I-10 near Deming and Lordsburg.


A Wind Advisory means that winds of at least 30 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.




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