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Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 7:56 PM MDT Mar. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 2 PM to 8 PM MDT

* timing... winds will increase during the late morning and early
afternoon with maximum speeds occurring from around 3 PM to 6

* Winds... west to southwest winds will have sustained speeds
around 25 to 35 mph with gusts from 40 to 50 mph most areas.
However gusts may exceed 55 mph over isolated locations mainly
over the higher mountains and along eastern slopes and mountain

* Impacts... blowing dust will lower the visibility to less than
a mile over a few areas including along portions of Interstate
10 between El Paso and Las Cruces and also around Deming and
Lordsburg. Driving will be difficult especially for high
profile vehicles.

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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