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01018 wind advisorySouthern Gila Highlands/Black Range-Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-Uplands of the Bootheel-
Including the cities of Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston, Fort Bayard, Mimbres, Hurley, Faywood, Grant County Airport, Antelope Wells, Animas, Hachita, and Cloverdale

WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...Strong west winds will develop by late morning and continue through the afternoon.

* WINDS...Westerly winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph for most areas. A few gusts over 50 mph will be possible along exposed ridgelines.

* IMPACTS...Winds will result in areas of blowing dust and low visibility. Cross winds will create hazardous driving conditions along north-south oriented roads. Unsecured objects may get tossed about.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph or greater are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.