...Wind Advisory in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM MDT Wednesday...
The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM MDT Wednesday.
* Event: strong west winds with areas of blowing dust and wind gusts to 50 mph.
* Timing: winds will increase through the late morning and become the strongest in the mid to late afternoon hours. Winds will slow soon after midnight.
* Impact: strong winds will create hazardous driving conditions for drivers of high profile vehicles and motorcycles. Blowing dust will also restrict visibilities. Wildfire danger will be elevated...be careful with flames and Sparks.
* Visibility: many areas will see visibilities slightly reduced to three to five miles...but a few dust prone locations could see visibilities reduced to less than 1/2 mile. Visibility will improve after sunset.
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.