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Guadalupe Mountains-Southeast Plains-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-Crane-Upton-Reagan-Davis/Apache Mountains Area-
Pecos-Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-Big Bend Area-Terrell-
346 AM CDT Sun Mar 18 2018 /246 AM MDT Sun Mar 18 2018/
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/
TODAY TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ MONDAY FOR ALL OF WEST TEXAS AND
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...
* WIND...Mountains...Southwest to West 35 mph to 55 mph and
gusting to around 70 mph. Plains...Southwest to West 30 to 50
mph with gusts to around 55 mph.
* HUMIDITY...7 to 15 percent.
* FUEL...Dry to critically dry.
* IMPACTS...Evacuations are possible, low visibility and road
closures are likely. High winds may limit effectiveness of
aircraft. Power outages are possible as well.
High winds and very low relative humidity, combined with abundant
dry vegetation, will create conditions supportive of the multiple
occurrence of large, destructive, and potentially life
threatening fires. The National Weather Service sees an
increased risk of a regional outbreak of dangerous wind- driven
Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Pecos-Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-
Big Bend Area-
Including the cities of Garden City, Monahans, Crane, McCamey,
Rankin, Fort Stockton, Presidio, Marfa, Big Bend NP, and Marathon
354 AM CDT Sun Mar 18 2018
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
* TIMING...Sunday afternoon and evening.
* WINDS...Southwest to west 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph.
* IMPACTS...High winds could make driving difficult for
motorists driving high profile vehicles such as campers, vans,
and tractor trailers. Secure lawn furniture, garbage cans or
other objects which could be blown about by the wind.
A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.