Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
625 PM MDT TUE JUL 26 2016

NMZ523-533-270100-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
625 PM MDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN GUADALUPE AND EAST
CENTRAL TORRANCE COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM MDT...

AT 624 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES SOUTH OF DILIA TO 13 MILES NORTH OF
ENCINO. MOVEMENT WAS SOUTH AT 25 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

FREQUENT AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. MORE THAN 60 STRIKES ARE OCCURRING IN A
5 MINUTE TIME FRAME.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
VAUGHN...ENCINO...PASTURA...PINTADA AND MILAGRO.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 40 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 240 AND 262.
 HIGHWAY 285 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 223 AND 231.

FREQUENT DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE
STORMS. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK
A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3482 10482 3446 10552 3486 10555 3515 10496
TIME...MOT...LOC 0024Z 352DEG 20KT 3504 10502 3484 10542

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