Blowing Dust Advisory issued March 28 at 7:08AM CDT until March 28 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS El Paso
Eastern, Central El Paso County; Northern Hudspeth Highlands, Hueco Mountains; Western El Paso County
...Windy with Blowing Dust Across Southwestern New Mexico and Far
West Texas Tuesday Afternoon and early Evening...
.An upper level disturbance and developing surface low will
affect the region today causing windy conditions with blowing
dust. Winds will gust 45 to 50 mph causing blowing dust with
areas of visibility below one mile at times. Hazardous driving
conditions are expected including along Interstate 10 near
Lordsburg and Deming and also between El Paso and Las Cruces.
...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
* TIMING...Winds will increase in the late morning and attain
maximum speeds between noon and 6 PM.
* WINDS...West to southwest winds around 30 mph with gusts 45 to
* VISIBILITY...Blowing dust will reduce the visibility to one mile
or less in some areas. Typical trouble spots include portions on
Interstate 10 between El Paso and Las Cruces, as well as the
Deming area and Lordsburg Playa.
* IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility
and strong winds. Winds may also blow down small tree branches
and 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 at least 30 mph with higher
gusts are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.