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Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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WWUS74 KMAF 012117
NPWMAF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
317 PM CST THU DEC 1 2016

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT FOR GUADALUPE PASS...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS
FRIDAY NIGHT.  GAP WINDS MAY BECOME STRONG THROUGH GUADALUPE
PASS...BEGINNING AFTER MIDNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUING
THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

TXZ258-021300-
/O.NEW.KMAF.HW.A.0023.161203T0600Z-161204T1200Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
217 PM MST THU DEC 1 2016

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 35 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...WINDS WILL BE PARTICULARLY HAZARDOUS AT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS WHERE THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE LIKELY TO OCCUR.  BE
  ESPECIALLY CAREFUL DRIVING IN THESE MOUNTAINOUS AREAS.  ABRUPT
  CHANGES IN WIND OCCURS WHEN ROUNDING SHARP TURNS OR PASSING
  OBSTACLES TO THE WIND RESULTING IN LOSS OF CONTROL OF VEHICLES.
  PEOPLE DRIVING HIGH-PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD STRONGLY CONSIDER
  POSTPONING TRAVEL THROUGH GUADALUPE PASS UNTIL THE WINDS
  SUBSIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR.  CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

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