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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
424 PM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

TXZ418>424-220030-
WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY-EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY-
NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS-SALT BASIN-
SOUTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOWNTOWN...WEST EL PASO...
UPPER VALLEY...FORT BLISS...SOCORRO...
EAST AND NORTHEAST EL PASO...HUECO TANKS...LOMA LINDA...
DELL CITY...CORNUDAS...SALT FLAT...SIERRA BLANCA...FABENS...
TORNILLO...FORT HANCOCK
424 PM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

.NOW...
AN EAST TO WEST LINE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ENTERING
SOUTHERN HUDSPETH COUNTY IS GRADUALLY MOVING NORTHWESTWARD AROUND
10 MPH AND WILL AFFECT HUDSPETH AND EL PASO COUNTIES OVER THE
NEXT TWO HOURS. EXPECT SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS INTO THE EVENING
WITH SOME LOCAL HEAVY DOWNPOURS POSSIBLE WITH LOW AREA FLOODING.
SMALL HAIL...WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
IS ALSO LIKELY WITH THIS ACTIVITY. AT THIS TIME RADAR IS
ESTIMATING RAINFALL RATES AROUND .2 TO .4 INCHES PER HOUR WITH
ISOLATED AMOUNTS IN THE .6 TO .8 PER HOUR RANGE GENERALLY SOUTH OF
INTERSTATE 10.


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