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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 3:40 PM MDT on April 22, 2014

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on April 23, 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.




Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 6:07 PM MDT on April 22, 2014

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2014


... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM MDT Wednesday for
strong winds and low relative humidities...

The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has
issued a red flag warning... which is in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM
MDT Wednesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* For elevations below 7500 feet mean sea level.

* Timing: 1 PM MDT to 8 PM MDT Wednesday.

* Wind: west 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* Humidity: 7 to 15 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures will
create extreme fire growth potential.


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