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WWUS74 KMAF 130850
NPWMAF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
350 AM CDT SAT SEP 13 2014

...A HIGH WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR GUADALUPE PASS THROUGH 10
AM CDT OR 9 AM MDT SATURDAY...

.A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL CONTINUE EARLY THIS MORNING
THROUGH GUDALUPE PASS OF WEST TEXAS BEHIND A STRONG COLD FRONT.
THIS WILL RESULT IN STRONG CHANNELED NORTHEASTERLY GAP WINDS AT
THE PASS.

TXZ258-131500-
/O.EXT.KMAF.HW.W.0028.000000T0000Z-140913T1500Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
250 AM MDT SAT SEP 13 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT THIS MORNING...

* EVENT...STRONG GAP WINDS.

* TIMING...THROUGH 10 AM CDT OR 9 AM MDT SATURDAY.

* 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. GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

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.

&&

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