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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
$$High Wind Warning
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Including the cities of Cloudcroft, Sunspot, Apache Summit,
Mayhill, Pinon, and Sacramento
209 PM MDT Sun Mar 18 2018
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS
* WINDS...Strong winds of 30 to 45 mph. Gusts of 60 to 70 mph,
strongest along east slopes of mountains.
* TIMING...Winds will continue to increase this afternoon until
* Impacts...Strong cross winds will make handling of vehicles
difficult, especially with high profile vehicles. Trees may be
blown over leading to property damage.
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.
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-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 Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston,
Fort Bayard, Mimbres, Hurley, Faywood, Grant County Airport,
Lordsburg, Red Rock, Virden, Antelope Wells, Animas, Hachita,
Cloverdale, Deming, Columbus, Hillsboro, Winston,
Truth Or Consequences, Derry, Spaceport, Garfield, Hatch,
Radium Springs, Las Cruces, Vado, Sunland Park, Alamogordo,
Tularosa, White Sands Monument, Chaparral, Orogrande,
White Sands Range Headquarters, Mescalero, Timberon,
Mountain Park, Crow Flats, Downtown El Paso, West El Paso,
Upper Valley, East and Northeast El Paso, Socorro, Fort Bliss,
Hueco Tanks, Loma Linda, Cornudas, Dell City, Salt Flat,
Sierra Blanca, Fabens, Fort Hancock, Tornillo,
and Indian Hot Springs
209 PM MDT Sun Mar 18 2018
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
* EVENT...Strong winds of 25 to 35 mph. Gusts of 40 to 50 mph,
strongest along east slopes of area mountains.
* TIMING...Winds will continue across area until around sunset.
* IMPACTS...Strong cross winds will make handling of vehicles
difficult at times. Blowing dust over desert areas will create
poor visibilities, especially along I-10 corridor west of Las
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.