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Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains, TX

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Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-Southern Tularosa Basin-
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 Las Cruces, Vado, Sunland Park,
Chaparral, Orogrande, White Sands Range Headquarters, 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
605 AM MDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM MDT
FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has
issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 9 PM this evening
to 9 AM MDT Friday.

* TIMING...Strong easterly winds will arrive between 9 PM and 11
PM tonight, peaking between 11 PM and 5 AM, and slowly
diminishing through the morning hours.

* WINDS...Easterly winds of 30 to 35 mph with gusts 45 to 55 mph
are expected. The stronger gusts will be along the west-facing
slopes of the Franklin and Hueco Mountains, as well as rural
areas of Hudspeth and Southern Otero Counties.

* IMPACTS...The winds will be strong enough to cause loose objects
to blow about. Minor damage will be possible to roofing shingles
and trees. Driving will become difficult, especially on north-
south oriented roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of at least 30 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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