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Wind Advisory
Issued: 5:24 AM MST Dec. 12, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 8 am MST

The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has
issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 2 PM this
afternoon to 8 am MST Thursday.

* Timing... winds will increase late in the afternoon and evening
and reach the maximum strength during the overnight hours into
Thursday morning. Winds will diminish in speed by mid morning

* Winds... winds will increase to 25 to 35 mph from the northwest
with wind gusts of 50 mph possible.

* Impacts... hazardous driving conditions may develop due to
dangerous cross winds, especially for high profile vehicles.
Also, strong wind gusts could cause light unsecured objects to
be scattered.

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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