Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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WWUS74 KMAF 230919
NPWMAF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
418 AM CDT THU APR 23 2015

...A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE MARFA PLATEAU AND DAVIS
AND GLASS MOUNTAINS FOR THIS AFTERNOON...

...A HIGH WIND WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS FOR
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM TO OUR WEST WILL BRING WINDY
CONDITIONS TO THE REGION TODAY AND FRIDAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS
THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE ACROSS THE DAVIS/GLASS MOUNTAINS AND MARFA
PLATEAU. STRONGER WINDS WILL THEN SPREAD ACROSS THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS FRIDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE SUBSIDING DURING THE EVENING.

TXZ074-080-081-240200-
/O.NEW.KMAF.WI.Y.0005.150423T1800Z-150424T0200Z/
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALPINE...FORT DAVIS...MARFA...
BIG BEND NP...MARATHON
418 AM CDT THU APR 23 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

* EVENT...STRONG WINDS.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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

* IMPACTS...MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING AND BE
  ALERT TO SUDDEN GUSTS OF WIND WHICH MAY CAUSE YOU TO LOSE
  CONTROL OF YOUR VEHICLE. SECURE LAWN FURNITURE...GARBAGE
  CANS...OR OTHER OBJECTS WHICH COULD BE BLOWN ABOUT BY THE WIND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

NMZ027-TXZ258-240200-
/O.NEW.KMAF.HW.A.0011.150424T1800Z-150425T0200Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...
PINE SPRINGS
318 AM MDT THU APR 23 2015

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

* EVENT...HIGH WINDS.

* TIMING...FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS COULD MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT FOR MOTORISTS
  DRIVING HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SUCH AS CAMPERS...VANS...AND
  TRACTOR TRAILERS. 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.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

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.

&&

$$

RHLUCHAN

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