Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FLUS44 KMAF 170040

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
740 PM CDT Tue May 16 2017

Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-
Davis/Apache Mountains Area-Pecos-Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-
Big Bend Area-Terrell-Guadalupe Mountains-
740 PM CDT Tue May 16 2017 /640 PM MDT Tue May 16 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southeast New
Mexico, southwest Texas and western Texas.


Severe thunderstorms are possible over the Eastern Permian Basin and
Lower Trans Pecos, where a Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect
this evening and into tonight. Large hail, damaging winds and locally
heavy rainfall are the primary threats, though an isolated tornado
cannot be ruled out.

Strong winds will affect the Guadalupe Mountains this evening and
tonight, where a High Wind Warning is in effect. Very windy
conditions are also expected for the adjacent plains southward to the
Rio Grande, where a Wind Advisory is in effect.

Warm, dry and windy conditions will affect locations along and west
of a Gail to McCamey to Sanderson line through this evening. A few
lightning strikes are also possible, especially over southeastern New
Mexico early this evening. A Red Flag Warning is in effect.


Critical fire weather conditions may affect the Guadalupe Mountains
and southeastern New Mexico Plains Wednesday and Thursday afternoon.

Severe thunderstorms could occur Thursday and Friday, but mainly
over the Permian Basin.  Large hail, damaging winds and locally
heavy rainfall will be the main threats.


Spotter activation is possible this evening and tonight for the
Eastern Permian Basin and Lower Trans Pecos.

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...

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