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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
340 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...STRONG WINDS RETURN TO THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY...

.AN APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL COMBINE WITH AN AREA
OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE TEXAS PANHANDLE TO GIVE US STRONG WINDS
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. BY LATE MORNING THE WINDS WILL PICK UP FROM
THE WEST AND THEN BY EARLY AFTERNOON WE WILL SEE STRONG WEST WINDS
OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE. THERE COULD BE SOME
ISOLATED AREAS OF BLOWING DUST WHICH WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES IN
THE DUST PRONE AREAS. THE WINDS SHOULD SLOW SOON AFTER SUNSET.

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-231200-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.WI.Y.0013.140423T1900Z-140424T0300Z/
UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-
UPLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN-
EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-SIERRA COUNTY LAKES-
NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY-SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY-
CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-OTERO MESA-
WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY-EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY-
NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS-SALT BASIN-
SOUTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GILA HOT SPRINGS...BUCKHORN...
MULE CREEK...CLIFF...SILVER CITY...LAKE ROBERTS...KINGSTON...
FORT BAYARD...MIMBRES...FAYWOOD...HURLEY...GRANT COUNTY AIRPORT...
LORDSBURG...REDROCK...VIRDEN...ANIMAS...HACHITA...
ANTELOPE WELLS...CLOVERDALE...DEMING...COLUMBUS...HILLSBORO...
WINSTON...TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES...DERRY...SPACEPORT...GARFIELD...
HATCH...RADIUM SPRINGS...LAS CRUCES...VADO...SUNLAND PARK...
ALAMOGORDO...TULAROSA...WHITE SANDS MONUMENT...OROGRANDE...
WHITE SANDS RANGE HEADQUARTERS...CHAPARRAL...MESCALERO...
MOUNTAIN PARK...TIMBERON...CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT...
MAYHILL...SACRAMENTO...PINON...CROW FLATS...DOWNTOWN...
WEST EL PASO...UPPER VALLEY...FORT BLISS...SOCORRO...
EAST AND NORTHEAST EL PASO...HUECO TANKS...LOMA LINDA...
DELL CITY...CORNUDAS...SALT FLAT...SIERRA BLANCA...FABENS...
TORNILLO...FORT HANCOCK
340 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY.


* EVENT: STRONG WEST WINDS WITH AREAS OF BLOWING DUST AND WIND
  GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE LATE MORNING AND BECOME
  THE STRONGEST IN THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON HOURS. WINDS WILL
  SLOW SOON AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* IMPACT: STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
  FOR DRIVERS OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND MOTORCYCLES. BLOWING
  DUST WILL ALSO RESTRICT VISIBILITIES. WILDFIRE DANGER WILL BE
  ELEVATED...BE CAREFUL WITH FLAMES AND SPARKS.

* VISIBILITY: MANY AREAS WILL SEE VISIBILITIES SLIGHTLY REDUCED TO
  THREE TO FIVE MILES...BUT A FEW DUST PRONE LOCATIONS COULD SEE
  VISIBILITIES REDUCED TO LESS THAN 1/2 MILE. VISIBILITY WILL
  IMPROVE AFTER SUNSET.

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.

&&

$$








Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
607 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-231200-
UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-
UPLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN-
EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-SIERRA COUNTY LAKES-
NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY-SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY-
CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-OTERO MESA-
WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY-EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY-
NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS-SALT BASIN-
SOUTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY-
607 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NM AND TX.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MOSTLY FROM MID AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
EVENING AND MAINLY EAST OF THE RIO GRANDE. A FEW STORMS MAY PRODUCE
WIND GUSTS TO 60 MPH. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WITH ANY STORMS SHOULD BE
LESS THAN A QUARTER INCH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WINDY ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING WITH WINDS GUSTING TO
45 MPH. BLOWING DUST WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO AROUND 2 MILES OVER
A FEW LOCATIONS.

WINDY AGAIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH WINDS GUSTING FROM
50 TO 60 MPH MOST LOCATIONS. BLOWING DUST WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES
TO AROUND 3 MILES ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION WITH VISIBILITIES LESS
THAN A MILE OVER FEW AREAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SIGNIFICANT WEATHER INCLUDING
STRONG WINDS AND HAIL.

$$

ROGASH






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