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

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WWUS74 KMAF 301933
NPWMAF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
133 PM CST SAT JAN 30 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS TODAY
THROUGH TUESDAY...

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FOR VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY
54 CORRIDOR TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE EDDY COUNTY PLAINS...UPPER
TRANS PECOS AND DAVIS MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON...

.STRONG WIND ALOFT IS MIXING DOWN TO THE SURFACE THIS AFTERNOON AS
AN UPPER DISTURBANCE PASSES TO THE NORTH. THESE WINDS WILL
DECREASE AFTER SUNSET ACROSS THE WARNED AREAS BUT WILL PICK BACK
UP SUNDAY. A STRONG UPPER TROUGH WILL APPROACH THE REGION MONDAY
WITH HIGH WIND LIKELY IN THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND POSSIBLY THE
ADJACENT PLAINS. ADDITIONAL WIND PRODUCTS WILL BE NEEDED IN THE
COMING DAYS.

NMZ027-TXZ258-311100-
/O.CON.KMAF.HW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160203T0000Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...
PINE SPRINGS
1233 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST TUESDAY...

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY.

* WINDS...SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 45 TO 55
  MPH WITH GUSTS TO 75 MPH. MONDAY AND TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 50
  TO 60 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 80 MPH.

* IMPACTS...WINDS WILL BE PARTICULARLY HAZARDOUS AT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS WHERE THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE LIKELY TO OCCUR.
  HIKERS COULD EXPERIENCE DIFFICULT CONDITIONS ON EXPOSED
  RIDGETOPS. 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. SEVERE TURBULENCE IS EXPECTED TO RESULT
  IN HAZARDOUS FLYING CONDITIONS ESPECIALLY FOR LOW FLYING LIGHT
  AIRCRAFT IN 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.

&&

$$

TXZ057-311100-
/O.CON.KMAF.HW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160201T0000Z/
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...VAN HORN
133 PM CST SAT JAN 30 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

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

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-TXZ058-074-310000-
/O.CON.KMAF.WI.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160131T0000Z/
EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NP...PECOS...ALPINE...FORT DAVIS
133 PM CST SAT JAN 30 2016 /1233 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016/

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/ THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON

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

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

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