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High Wind Warning

Areas Affected: Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains

NWS Midland-Odessa (Western Texas and Southeastern New Mexico)

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO 3 AM MDT FRIDAY... ...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...For the High Wind Warning, northeast winds 40 to 50 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected. For the Freeze Watch, sub- freezing temperatures as low as 25 possible.

* WHERE...Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains in Texas.

* WHEN...For the High Wind Warning, from 6 AM Thursday to 3 AM MDT Friday. For the Freeze Watch, from late Thursday night through Friday morning.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.

Strong winds can cause power disruptions and hazards to trailers and high profile vehicles. Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above- ground pipes to protect them from freezing.


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