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

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WWUS74 KMAF 112019
NPWMAF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
319 PM CDT THU SEP 11 2014

...A HIGH WIND WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR GUADALUPE PASS FROM FRIDAY
EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS BEHIND A STRONG COLD FRONT FRIDAY. THIS WILL LEAD TO
INTENSE NORTHEASTERLY GAP WINDS AT GUADALUPE PASS FRIDAY EVENING INTO
SATURDAY MORNING.

TXZ258-121000-
/O.NEW.KMAF.HW.A.0018.140913T0000Z-140913T1200Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
219 PM MDT THU SEP 11 2014

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

* EVENT...STRONG GAP WINDS.

* TIMING...FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...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. PEOPLE DRIVING HIGH-PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD
  STRONGLY CONSIDER POSTPONING TRAVEL THROUGH GUADALUPE PASS UNTIL
  THE WINDS SUBSIDE.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 40 TO 50 MPH.

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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