Statement as of 4:27 AM MDT on March 15, 2014
... Wind Advisory in effect from 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ this evening
to 4 PM CDT /3 PM MDT/ Sunday...
The National Weather Service in Midland/Odessa has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ this
evening to 4 PM CDT /3 PM MDT/ Sunday.
* Event... strong winds.
* Timing... tonight through Sunday.
* Winds... northerly 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 40 to 50 mph.
* Impacts... lawn furniture and garbage cans could be blown about
by the wind. Vans... campers... trailers... and other high-profile
vehicles could briefly be hard to handle. Blowing dust may
reduce visibility to 2 to 5 miles at times... could be lower near
open fields and construction sites.
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.
Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 6:08 AM CDT on March 15, 2014
... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Sunday morning
through Sunday evening for 20 foot winds of 20 mph or more... humidity of
15 percent or less... and high fire danger for the western Low Rolling
Plains... Permian Basin... and Terrell County...
... Fire Weather Watch is cancelled for today...
* wind... north 20 to 30 mph.
* Humidity... 15 percent.
* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.
- High Wind Advisory
A high wind advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 mph or greater are expected to occur for at least 1 hour. This advisory can also be issued if winds of 46 mph or greater are expected for any length of time.
- Fire Weather Advisory
A fire weather advisory is issued when dry conditions in the advisory area result in a situation where forest or brush fires are possible.
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