Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FXUS64 KMAF 260446
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
1146 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016

.DISCUSSION...
See aviation discussion below.

&&

.AVIATION...
VFR conditions with mostly clear skies are expected at the west
Texas and southeast New Mexico terminals the next 24 hours.
Generally south to southwest winds of 5 to 15 mph will become
west and increase to 20 to 35 mph with higher gusts by late
Tuesday morning and continue Tuesday afternoon.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 929 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016/

UPDATE...

Updated forecast for the expiration of today`s Red Flag Warning.

DISCUSSION...

With the loss of daytime heating as well as a decrease in wind
speeds, the Red Flag Warning that was in effect through this
evening for the Guadalupe Mountains, Southeast New Mexico Plains,
and the Van Horn and Highway 54 corridor has been allowed to
expire. The remainder of the forecast looks to be on track, thus
no other changes were needed at this time. Updated products will
be out shortly.

PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 615 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016/

DISCUSSION...
See aviation discussion below.

AVIATION...
Winds are still mostly around 15kts sustained at TAF sites and
are expected to decrease to around 10kts around 01Z, except CNM
where the winds may stay up thru most of the night. Stronger
winds are again occurring today across the GDP Mtns and light low
flying aircraft may experience severe turbulence near the GDP
Mtns thru the early evening. Otherwise VFR overnight with stronger
w-sw winds expected at all TAF sites for Tue.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Big Spring                     60  82  51  81 /   0   0  10   0
Carlsbad                       58  76  49  82 /   0   0   0   0
Dryden                         63  93  57  90 /   0   0  10   0
Fort Stockton                  59  85  53  85 /   0   0  10   0
Guadalupe Pass                 54  66  47  73 /   0   0   0   0
Hobbs                          53  73  47  79 /   0   0   0   0
Marfa                          47  75  40  77 /   0   0   0   0
Midland Intl Airport           59  83  53  84 /   0   0  10   0
Odessa                         60  82  53  84 /   0   0  10   0
Wink                           58  83  50  86 /   0   0  10   0

&&

.MAF Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
NM...High Wind Warning until midnight MDT Tuesday night for Guadalupe
     Mountains of Eddy County.

     Red Flag Warning from 11 AM to 9 PM MDT Tuesday for Guadalupe
     Mountains-Southeast Plains.

     Wind Advisory from 6 AM Tuesday to midnight MDT Tuesday night
     for Eddy County Plains.

TX...High Wind Warning until 1 AM CDT /midnight MDT/ Wednesday for
     Guadalupe Mountains.

     Red Flag Warning from noon CDT /11 AM MDT/ to 10 PM CDT /9 PM
     MDT/ Tuesday for Big Bend Area-Davis/Apache Mountains Area-
     Guadalupe Mountains-Loving-Marfa Plateau-Presidio Valley-
     Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Van Horn and Highway 54
     Corridor.

     High Wind Watch from 7 AM CDT Tuesday through late Tuesday night
     for Davis/Apache Mountains Area.

     Wind Advisory from 7 AM CDT /6 AM MDT/ Tuesday to 1 AM CDT
     /midnight MDT/ Wednesday for Reeves County and Upper Trans
     Pecos-Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor.

&&

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