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Watches & Warnings

High Wind Watch
Issued: 2:12 PM MST Jan. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch remains in effect Sunday afternoon...

* timing... Sunday afternoon.

* Winds... west 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph across
southeast New Mexico. West 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph
across the Permian Basin and trans Pecos.

* Impacts... these winds will make driving difficult for
motorists driving high profile vehicles such as campers, vans,
and tractor trailers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest

Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 3:02 PM CST Jan. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Sunday afternoon
through Sunday evening for gusty winds and low humidity across
the Permian Basin and trans Pecos...

* wind... west 25 to 35 mph with higher gusts.

* Humidity... 15 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur.

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