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Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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WWUS74 KMAF 151846
NPWMAF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
146 PM CDT FRI MAY 15 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS SATURDAY
MORNING THROUGH MID SATURDAY EVENING...

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO LATE SATURDAY
MORNING UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING...

.A POTENT UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL TRACK ACROSS THE ROCKIES
SATURDAY.  STRONG MID LEVEL WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SYSTEM WILL
MIX DOWN ACROSS THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
PLAINS AND RESULT IN WINDY TO VERY WINDY CONDITIONS.

NMZ027-TXZ258-161015-
/O.UPG.KMAF.HW.A.0014.150516T1500Z-150517T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.HW.W.0017.150516T1500Z-150517T0300Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...
PINE SPRINGS
1246 PM MDT FRI MAY 15 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY...

* EVENT...HIGH WINDS.

* TIMING...MID SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH MID SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 55 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 70 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 FORCES OCCUR WHEN ROUNDING SHARP TURNS OR
  PASSING OBSTACLES TO THE WIND...RESULTING IN LOSS OF CONTROL
  OF VEHICLES. AIRCRAFT SHOULD ALSO USE CAUTION DUE TO
  TURBULENCE AROUND THE MOUNTAINS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$

NMZ028-029-033-034-161015-
/O.NEW.KMAF.WI.Y.0008.150516T1600Z-150517T0100Z/
EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NP...TATUM...HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...JAL
1246 PM MDT FRI MAY 15 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM MDT SATURDAY...

* EVENT...WINDY CONDITIONS.

* TIMING...LATE SATURDAY MORNING UNTIL EARLY SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...WINDY CONDITIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES ON NORTH TO SOUTH ROADS. SOME BLOWING DUST WILL
  ALSO HAMPER VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH ARE EXPECTED.
WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

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