Wind Advisory issued May 25 at 8:27AM CDT until May 25 at 10:00PM CDT by NWS El Paso
Eastern, Central El Paso County; Northern Hudspeth Highlands, Hueco Mountains; Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso, Western Hudspeth Counties; Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County; Salt Basin; Southern Hudspeth Highlands; Western El Paso County
...Windy conditions with patchy blowing dust for Southern New
Mexico and Far West Texas today...
.An enhanced southwest flow aloft along with a deepening surface
low to the east will result in surface winds increasing to 25 to
35 mph by this afternoon. Many locations will see gusts between
45 and 55 mph. Widespread blowing dust is expected to make the
afternoon hazy over most of the lowlands. Dust-prone areas and
areas near construction will see thicker blowing dust; especially
along the border and along the interstate-10 corridor in the
afternoon and early evening. Winds will diminish during the
evening hours, but may linger along the eastern slopes of area
mountains past midnight. Friday will repeat the strong afternoon
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
* TIMING...Winds will increase above advisory criteria in the
afternoon and gradually diminish in the evening hours.
Mountain areas and east slope locations will see stronger
winds until midnight.
* WINDS...West to southwest winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts up
to 50 mph will be possible.
* IMPACTS...Strong cross winds along major roadways will make
driving high profile vehicles difficult to control. Unsecured
small light objects will be scattered. Visibility will be
reduced to less than a mile in patchy blowing dust, especially
along the interstate corridor in Southern New Mexico. Wildfire
danger will be extremely high.
A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.