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

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WWUS74 KMAF 271926
NPWMAF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
226 PM CDT WED APR 27 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FRIDAY FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...

.SIMILAR TO TUESDAY...AN UPPER STORM SYSTEM WILL PASS TO OUR NORTH
DURING THE DAY FRIDAY. STRONG WINDS WILL ROUND THE BASE OF THE
SYSTEM AND MIX TO THE SURFACE. THIS WILL RESULT IN STRONG TO
DAMAGING WINDS ACROSS THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS.

NMZ027-TXZ258-281100-
/O.NEW.KMAF.HW.A.0014.160429T1500Z-160430T0300Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...
PINE SPRINGS
226 PM CDT WED APR 27 2016 /126 PM MDT WED APR 27 2016/

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

* WINDS...WEST 30 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 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. ABRUBT
  CHANGES IN WIND FORCES OCCUR WHEN ROUNDING SHARP TURNS OR
  PASSING OBSTACLES TO THE WIND RESULTING IN LOSS OF CONTROL OF
  VEHICLES.

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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