Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
356 AM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-250900-
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-
356 AM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016 /256 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES INCREASE ACROSS WEST TEXAS TODAY AND TONIGHT
AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND THE UPPER TRANS PECOS OVERNIGHT
TOWARD MORNING. STRONGER STORMS WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY HEAVY RAIN
THAT MAY RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...WIND
GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH...AND HAIL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
NUMEROUS...WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY AND EARLY
MONDAY...ESPECIALLY OVER THE WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS...PERMIAN
BASIN...AND LOWER TRANS PECOS. THE CHANCE OF RAIN WILL INCREASE
FARTHER WEST TOO INCLUDING THE UPPER TRANS PECOS AND SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO. HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING WILL BE THE MAIN
THREATS...ALONG WITH FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS. A FLASH
FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS...THE
PERMIAN BASIN...THE LOWER TRANS PECOS AND THE BIG BEND AREA. A
FLASH FLOOD WATCH WILL LIKELY BE EXTENDED FARTHER WEST IN THE NEXT
24 HOURS OR SO.

STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH GUADALUPE PASS
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND MONDAY MORNING WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 40 TO
50 MPH WITH GUST OF 55 TO 65 MPH. A HIGH WIND WATCH IS IN EFFECT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED. HOWEVER STARTING EARLY
SUNDAY LOCAL EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR IMPACTS
FROM FLASH FLOODING IN BOTH RURAL AND URBAN SETTINGS. RIVER LEVEL
RISES WILL ALSO POSSIBLE ON PARTS OF THE COLORADO...PECOS...AND
RIO GRANDE RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES.

$$
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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