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

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WWUS74 KMAF 160819
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
319 AM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015

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

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO PLAINS...MUCH OF THE PERMIAN BASIN...UPPER TRANS PECOS...
VAN HORN HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR...MARFA PLATEAU AND DAVIS MOUNTAINS...

.A POTENT UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL TRACK ACROSS THE ROCKIES
TODAY. 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-TXZ258-162000-
/O.CON.KMAF.HW.W.0017.150516T1500Z-150517T0300Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...
PINE SPRINGS
219 AM MDT SAT MAY 16 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

* 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.

&&

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067-074-080-162000-
/O.EXB.KMAF.WI.Y.0008.150516T1800Z-150517T0000Z/
GAINES-DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-
GLASSCOCK-WARD-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-MARFA PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SEMINOLE...LAMESA...GAIL...SNYDER...
ANDREWS...STANTON...BIG SPRING...COLORADO CITY...VAN HORN...
PECOS...MENTONE...RED BLUFF LAKE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...
GARDEN CITY...MONAHANS...ALPINE...FORT DAVIS...MARFA
319 AM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

* EVENT...WINDY CONDITIONS.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON.

* 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.

&&

$$

NMZ028-029-033-034-162000-
/O.EXT.KMAF.WI.Y.0008.150516T1800Z-150517T0000Z/
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
219 AM MDT SAT MAY 16 2015

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* EVENT...WINDY CONDITIONS.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON.

* 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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