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New Mexico, Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley

Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory

Statement as of 3:00 PM MST on February 27, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EST on February 28, 2017


... Blowing dust advisory in effect from 10 am to 8 PM MST
Tuesday...
... Wind Advisory in effect from 10 am to 8 PM MST Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a blowing dust
advisory, which is in effect from 10 am to 8 PM MST Tuesday. A
Wind Advisory has also been issued. This Wind Advisory is also in
effect from 10 am to 8 PM MST Tuesday.

* Timing and winds... west-southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
40 mph will develop late in the morning, increasing 30 to 40
mph with gusts to 50 mph by early afternoon. Highest gusts in
mountain passes and downslope areas to the east of area
mountains.

* Visibility... generally 1 to 3 miles with a few locations down
to one quarter mile during peak gusts. Dust plumes around
Lordsburg playa could produce near-zero visibilities at times.

* Impacts... strong winds will make for hazardous driving,
especially in high-profile vehicles. Blowing dust will
reduce visibilities to dangerous levels, especially west of
Lordsburg.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A blowing dust advisory means that blowing dust will restrict
visibilities. Travelers are urged to use caution.

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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