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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
434 PM MDT THU JUL 30 2015

NMZ413-417-TXZ419>424-310015-
SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-OTERO MESA-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...OROGRANDE...
WHITE SANDS RANGE HEADQUARTERS...CHAPARRAL...CROW FLATS...
FORT BLISS...SOCORRO...EAST AND NORTHEAST EL PASO...HUECO TANKS...
LOMA LINDA...DELL CITY...CORNUDAS...SALT FLAT...SIERRA BLANCA...
FABENS...TORNILLO...FORT HANCOCK
434 PM MDT THU JUL 30 2015

.NOW...
AT 430 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED A
BROKEN LIKE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE LOWLANDS OF
OTERO AND HUDSPETH COUNTIES. THESE STORMS EXTENDED FROM SOUTH TO
NORTH FROM NEAR FORT HANCOCK AND MCNARY IN HUDSEPTH COUNTY TO NEAR
TIMBERON IN OTERO COUNTY. THIS LINE WAS DRIFING WEST AND NORTWEST
TOWARD HIGHWAY 54 IN OTERO COUNTY AND TOWARD FAR EASTERN EL PASO
COUNTY. SOME OF THESE STORMS WILL PRODUCE BRIEF HEAVY RAIN AND
DELIVER UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN IN LESS THAN ONE HOUR. IN
ADDITION...SMALL HAIL AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING CAN BE EXPECTED
ALONG WITH OUTFLOW WINDS UP TO 40 MPH. EXPECT SOME WATER ON THE
ROADWAYS...AND POSSIBLE RUNNING OF ARROYOS AND DRAINAGES THIS
AFTENOON AND EARLY EVENING ACROSS THESE COUNTIES. IF YOU ENCOUNTER
WATER RUNNING ACROSS A LOW WATER CROSSING...WAIT IT OUT. IF STORMS
APPROACH YOUR LOCATION STAY SAFE BY SEEKING SHELTER.

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