Blowing Dust Forecast for South Plains on Saturday
The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the South Plains, Texas Panhandle and Eastern New Mexico from 11a-6p on Saturday.
Sustained winds will be out of the southwest from 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. Gusts in the Texas Panhandle may reach 55 mph. Blowing dust is also forecast for this afternoon for the South Plains and the southern counties of the Texas Panhandle.
Drivers of high profiles vehicles are urged to drive with extra caution this afternoon. Also, blowing dust may reduce visibility near exposed fields and construction sites.