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Wind Advisory 8 AM TO 7 PM MST FRIDAY, Jan. 31

UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN-SIERRA COUNTY LAKES-

NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY-SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-OTERO MESA-
WESTERN 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...GILA HOT SPRINGS...BUCKHORN...
MULE CREEK...CLIFF...SILVER CITY...LAKE ROBERTS...KINGSTON...
FORT BAYARD...MIMBRES...FAYWOOD...HURLEY...GRANT COUNTY AIRPORT...
LORDSBURG...REDROCK...VIRDEN...ANIMAS...HACHITA...
ANTELOPE WELLS...DEMING...COLUMBUS...TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES...
DERRY...SPACEPORT...GARFIELD...HATCH...RADIUM SPRINGS...
LAS CRUCES...VADO...SUNLAND PARK...MESCALERO...MOUNTAIN PARK...
TIMBERON...CROW FLATS...DOWNTOWN...WEST EL PASO...UPPER VALLEY...
HUECO TANKS...LOMA LINDA...DELL CITY...CORNUDAS...SALT FLAT...
SIERRA BLANCA...FABENS...TORNILLO...FORT HANCOCK
1053 AM MST THU JAN 30 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 7 PM MST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 7 PM MST
FRIDAY.


* EVENT: STRONG WEST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH
  WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY.

* TIMING: WINDY CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR TODAY AND DIMINISH TONIGHT.
  WINDS WILL INCREASE TO ADVISORY CRITERIA FRIDAY MORNING
  AND...PEAK IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISH IN THE EARLY EVENING
  HOURS.

* IMPACT: WINDS WILL BLOW AND SCATTER LOOSE OBJECTS. DANGEROUS
  CROSS WINDS THROUGH MOUNTAIN PASSES AND ALONG ROADWAYS.

* VISIBILITY: VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED TO 3 TO 4 MILES IN BLOWING
  DUST. THERE MAY BE LOCALIZED REDUCTIONS TO VISIBILITY OF LESS
  THAN A MILE NEAR DISTURBED SOIL AREAS.



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.

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