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Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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WWUS74 KMAF 141040
NPWMAF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
440 AM CST SUN DEC 14 2014

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

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT TODAY FOR THE VAN HORN/HWY 54 CORRIDOR
AND MOST OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL SWING ACROSS THE AREA TODAY. AS
IT DOES FAST WINDS ROUNDING THE BASE OF THE TROUGH WILL SWEEP
OVER THE REGION PRODUCING HIGH WINDS ACROSS THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS. STRONG WIND WILL ALSO SPILL ONTO THE ADJACENT PLAINS.
WIND SPEEDS WILL DECREASE DURING THE EVENING AS THE THE TROUGH
MOVES OFF TO THE EAST.

NMZ027-TXZ258-142200-
/O.EXT.KMAF.HW.W.0034.141214T1040Z-141215T0200Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...
PINE SPRINGS
340 AM MST SUN DEC 14 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* EVENT...HIGH WINDS.

* TIMING...TODAY INTO EARLY EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG CROSSWINDS ON NORTH TO SOUTH ORIENTED ROADS
  ARE EXPECTED AND WILL PRODUCE VERY DIFFICULT DRIVING
  CONDITIONS. AVIATION INTERESTS MAY EXPERIENCE LOCALIZED BUT
  EXTREME TURBULENCE...OR STRONG DOWNWARD AIRFLOWS...IF FLYING
  IN THE VICINITY OF THE GUADALUPE 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.

&&

$$

NMZ028-029-033-TXZ057-142200-
/O.EXT.KMAF.WI.Y.0020.141214T1040Z-141215T0000Z/
EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NP...TATUM...HOBBS...LOVINGTON...VAN HORN
440 AM CST SUN DEC 14 2014 /340 AM MST SUN DEC 14 2014/

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

* EVENT...STRONG WINDS.

* TIMING...TODAY.

* 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.

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.

&&

$$

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