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High Wind Warning

Statement as of 12:06 PM MDT on March 22, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on March 24, 2017


... High Wind Warning in effect from noon Thursday to midnight MDT
Thursday night...

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from noon Thursday to midnight MDT
Thursday night.

* Timing... winds will increase in the late morning and attain
maximum speeds from the mid afternoon into the evening.

* Winds... west winds will have sustained speeds up to 40 mph and
gusts around 60 mph with strongest gusts along eastern facing
slopes.

* Impacts... the high winds will cause blowing dust with the
visibility less than a half mile over a few locations. Thus
dangerous driving conditions will occur... especially for high
profile vehicles. The winds may also damage a few buildings and
cause other property damage including blowing down trees and
power lines.

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.





Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:08 PM MDT on March 22, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on March 23, 2017


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

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Thursday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Wind... west southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 50 mph or
more.

* Humidity... 9% to 15%

* impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Be careful if you have to operate gas or electrical powered
machinery outside. 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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.






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