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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
217 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...HIGH WIND POSSIBLE THROUGH GUADALUPE PASS WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BLOW THROUGH THE AREA WEDNESDAY. AS THIS
FRONT SQUEEZES THROUGH GUADALUPE PASS HIGH WIND MAY RESULT
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. AS A RESULT HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD AVOID
TRAVELING ON U.S. 62/180 THROUGH THE PASS.

TXZ258-041115-
/O.NEW.KMAF.HW.A.0007.150305T0000Z-150305T1200Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
117 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND/ODESSA HAS ISSUED A HIGH
WIND WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* EVENT...HIGH WIND.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THIS WIND COULD MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT FOR MOTORISTS
            DRIVING HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SUCH AS CAMPERS...VANS...
            AND TRACTOR TRAILERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WIND OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
207 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
080>082-258-041100-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-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-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NP...TATUM...HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...JAL...
SEMINOLE...LAMESA...GAIL...SNYDER...ANDREWS...STANTON...
BIG SPRING...COLORADO CITY...VAN HORN...PECOS...MENTONE...
RED BLUFF LAKE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...GARDEN CITY...
MONAHANS...CRANE...MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...ALPINE...
FORT DAVIS...FORT STOCKTON...MARFA...BIG BEND NP...MARATHON...
SANDERSON...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
207 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015 /107 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015/

...WINTRY PRECIPITATION POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT
OVER SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MUCH OF WEST TEXAS...

ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING AN ARCTIC AIRMASS AND COLD
TEMPERATURES BACK TO THE REGION WEDNESDAY.  IT APPEARS THE
NORTHERN PERMIAN BASIN COULD SEE A MIX OF LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT
SLEET AS EARLY AS WEDNESDAY MORNING.  SOME FREEZING RAIN MAY ALSO
OCCUR IN THESE AREAS... BUT IT APPEARS MOST OF THE PRECIPITATION
WILL FALL AS SLEET OR SNOW... ESPECIALLY DURING THE LATE
AFTERNOON.

AS COLDER AIR PUSHES SOUTHWARD... A MIX OF LIGHT RAIN... SLEET OR
SNOW COULD SPREAD AS FAR SOUTH AS THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR.  THIS
PROCESS WILL CONTINUE WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH A MIX OF WINTRY
PRECIPITATION POSSIBLY OCCURRING AS FAR SOUTH AS THE BIG BEND
BEFORE PRECIPITATION ENDS LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM AROUND AN INCH NORTH OF
INTERSTATE 20... TO ONLY TRACE AMOUNTS SOUTH.  FREEZING RAIN OR
SLEET AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT BUT COULD PRODUCE SLICK
ROADWAYS WEDNESDAY NIGHT OR THURSDAY MORNING.  COLD TEMPERATURES
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY THURSDAY.  STAY TUNED TO THE LATEST
FORECASTS FOR ANY POSSIBLE CHANGES.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
221 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-042030-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-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-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
221 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015 /121 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND WEST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT IN ADVANCE OF A
STRONG COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION WEDNESDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A WINTRY MIX IS POSSIBLE BEHIND THE COLD FRONT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
INTO THE OVERNIGHT. SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS CREATING HAZARDOUS
DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE SO STAY TUNED TO THE FORECAST.

VERY WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH GUADALUPE PASS LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A HIGH WIND WATCH IS IN EFFECT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$
THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WATCHES...WARNINGS...ADVISORIES...
AND STATEMENTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
MIDLAND CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT /LOWER CASE/
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MIDLAND

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
533 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

NMZ501>540-041300-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
533 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WITH AN ASSOCIATED BITTERLY COLD AIRMASS WILL
SLIDE SOUTHWARD INTO NEW MEXICO FROM THE CENTRAL ROCKIES WEDNESDAY.
THE POTENTIAL IS INCREASING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ALONG AND EAST
OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HAZARDOUS
TRAVEL CONDITIONS MAY REDEVELOP OVER THIS AREA ONCE AGAIN.

WEATHER CAN CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

GUYER

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