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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
521 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

NMZ413-417-TXZ419-420-423-240000-
SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN NM-OTERO MESA NM-
NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS TX-
EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY TX-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES TX-
521 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN OTERO...NORTHEASTERN
EL PASO AND NORTHWESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM MDT...

AT 520 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 5
MILES SOUTHWEST OF HUECO TANKS...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HUECO TANKS...DESERT HAVEN...FAR EAST EL PASO...LOMA LINDA...HORIZON
CITY...EAST EL PASO...MCGREGOR RANGE BASE...FORT BLISS NORTHEAST...
BUTTERFIELD...MONTANA VISTA...HOMESTEAD MEADOWS...HUECO MOUNTAIN WIND
RANCH...HUECO MOUNTAIN ESTATES...LAKE WAY ESTATES AND AGUA DULCE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

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

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LAT...LON 3148 10594 3185 10635 3215 10623 3210 10571
TIME...MOT...LOC 2320Z 294DEG 5KT 3188 10613

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