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Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
515 PM MDT Tue Aug 15 2017

Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Including the cities of Lordsburg, Red Rock, Virden,
Antelope Wells, Animas, Hachita, Cloverdale, Deming, Columbus,
Garfield, Hatch, Radium Springs, Las Cruces, Vado, Sunland Park,
Downtown El Paso, West El Paso, Upper Valley,
East and Northeast El Paso, Socorro, and Fort Bliss
515 PM MDT Tue Aug 15 2017


At 510 PM MDT isolated showers and thunderstorms were in portions
of Hidalgo, Grant, Luna and Dona Ana counties. These storms are
moving at 15 to 20 mph to the east with the strongest cell located
east of Cotton City. Some cells are about to cross the
international border into southern Dona Ana County. An outflow
boundary coming from these cells is already approaching the El
Paso area, expect winds up to 35 mph. After the outflow passes
through some showers and thunderstorms could develop in portions
of El Paso this evening. Strong wind gusts, small hail and up to
half an inch of rain and localized flooding of low lying areas
could happen with these storms.


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