Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory
11:58 AM MDT
National Weather Service
... Blowing dust advisory in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT
... Wind Advisory in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Tuesday...
The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a blowing dust
advisory, which is in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Tuesday. A
Wind Advisory has also been issued. This Wind Advisory is in
effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Tuesday.
* Timing... winds will increase in the late morning and attain
maximum speeds between noon and 6 PM.
* Winds... west to southwest will have sustained speeds around 30
mph with gusts to around 50 mph.
* Visibility... blowing dust will reduce the visibility to under a
half mile over a few areas including along portions on
Interstate 10 between El Paso and Las Cruces around Deming and
* Impacts... dangerous driving conditions will result from the low
visibility and strong winds especially for high profile
vehicles. The winds may also blow down small trees and tree
limbs and also blow around loose objects.
A blowing dust advisory means that blowing dust will restrict
visibilities. Travelers are urged to use caution.
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.