Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 6:05 AM MDT Apr. 26, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 9 PM this evening to 9 am MDT

The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has
issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 9 PM this evening
to 9 am MDT Friday.

* Timing... strong easterly winds will arrive between 9 PM and 11
PM tonight, peaking between 11 PM and 5 am, and slowly
diminishing through the morning hours.

* Winds... easterly winds of 30 to 35 mph with gusts 45 to 55 mph
are expected. The stronger gusts will be along the west-facing
slopes of the Franklin and Hueco Mountains, as well as rural
areas of Hudspeth and southern Otero counties.

* Impacts... the winds will be strong enough to cause loose objects
to blow about. Minor damage will be possible to roofing shingles
and trees. Driving will become difficult, especially on north-
south oriented roads.

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.