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WWUS74 KEPZ 201103  
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM  
503 AM MDT FRI APR 20 2018  
   
..MORE STRONG WINDS FOR THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS TODAY
 
 
.AN APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE FOUR  
CORNERS REGION TODAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL HELP GENERATE SOME STRONG  
AND GUSTY WINDS ACROSS THE AREA. THE MOST FAVORABLE LOCATION FOR  
THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS. THE WINDS  
WILL DROP OFF BY THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.  
 
NMZ415-416-210000-  
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SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-  
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CLOUDCROFT, SUNSPOT, APACHE SUMMIT,  
MAYHILL, PINON, AND SACRAMENTO  
503 AM MDT FRI APR 20 2018  
 
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MDT  
THIS EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS  
ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS  
MORNING TO 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* TIMING...WINDS WILL COME AROUND TO THE WEST THIS MORNING AND  
INCREASE TO ADVISORY LEVELS BY LATE MORNING. WINDS WILL DECREASE  
BY EARLY EVENING.  
 
* WINDS...WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL BE  
POSSIBLE BY LATE AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACTS...THE STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DIFFICULT DRIVING  
CONDITIONS ESPECIALLY ON NORTH/SOUTH RUNNING ROADS.  
 
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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