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Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:30 PM MDT Mar. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Sunday...

The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has
issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT

* Event... strong winds of 25 to 35 mph. Gusts of 40 to 50 mph,
strongest along east slopes of mountains.

* Timing... winds will increase in the morning and reach their
strongest speeds from early afternoon until around sunset.

* Impacts... strong cross winds will make handling of vehicles
difficult at times. Blowing dust over desert areas will create
poor visibilities, especially along I-10 corridor west of Las

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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