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Wind Advisory
Issued: 11:26 PM MST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 11 am to 10 PM MST

* timing... southwest to west winds will begin to increase in the
morning hours, before becoming strong by late morning across
The Lowlands. The strongest winds are expected during the
afternoon and early evening hours. Wind speeds will slowly
diminish in the few hours after sunset.

* Winds... breezy southwest to west winds will increase from 15
to 25 mph in the early morning hours, becoming windy to very
windy at 25 to 35 mph with gusts over 50 mph in the afternoon

* Impacts... strong winds will make driving difficult, especially
for high-profile vehicles. In addition the winds will produce
patchy areas of blowing dust. Motorists may experience brief
areas of reduced visibilities due to blowing dust, especially
in dust prone regions along I-10 near Deming and Lordsburg.

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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