High Wind Warning for most of El Paso Saturday

Friday, April 25, 2014 - 8:01pm

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning Saturday at 11:00 a.m. until Sunday morning at 6:00 a.m.

The areas that will be most affected by this storm are East, Northeast El Paso, Ft. Bliss, Socorro, Chaparral and White Sands.

Expected gusts to 65 MPH with sustained winds around 25-30 MPH. Blowing dust is expected to develop in the early afternoon and increase as the day goes on. They will diminish again after dark, but pick up after midnight early Sunday morning.

Visibility is expected to drop to under a mile between 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm, travel may become difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

El Pasoans should secure patio furniture, trash cans and any other yard items that may become airborne.


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