Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
355 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

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GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-
LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
355 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014 /255 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND WEST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

WARM, WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO AFFECT THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.  SINCE THESE CONDITIONS WILL PROMOTE RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND
SPREAD, A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THESE AREAS.

FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL INCREASE SATURDAY AS ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND WINDY CONDITIONS PERSIST.  LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST
OF A SEMINOLE TO KERMIT TO FORT DAVIS LINE WILL POSSIBLY HAVE
CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS SATURDAY, WITH A FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW IN
EFFECT FOR THESE AREAS.

TO THE EAST OF THE DRYLINE SATURDAY, THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER THE WESTERN LOW
ROLLING PLAINS, EASTERN PERMIAN BASIN AND LOWER TRANS PECOS. IF
THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP, SOME COULD BE SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL,
DAMAGING WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.

WINDY TO VERY WINDY CONDITIONS COULD AFFECT ALL OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS SUNDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM MOVES BY
TO THE NORTH OF THE REGION AND IMPARTS STRONG MID LEVEL WINDS TO THE
SURFACE.  HIGH WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT
PLAINS, WHILE MOST OF THE LOWLANDS COULD SEE SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25
TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 50 MPH.  BLOWING DUST WILL ALSO MOST
LIKELY ACCOMPANY THESE STRONG WESTERLY WINDS.

IN ADDITION, CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS COULD ENCOMPASS ALL OF
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS SUNDAY.  WARM AND DRY
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO ACCOMPANY THE WINDY CONDITIONS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WATCHES...WARNINGS...ADVISORIES...
AND STATEMENTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
MIDLAND CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT /LOWER CASE/
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MIDLAND

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