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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1136 AM MDT TUE AUG 26 2014

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-271745-
UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-
UPLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN-
EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-SIERRA COUNTY LAKES-
NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY-SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY-
CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-OTERO MESA-
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-
1136 AM MDT TUE AUG 26 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NM AND TX.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A DEEP LAYER OF MOISTURE IS STREAMING OVER THE AREA. AS RESULT
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT. PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL WITH EXCESSIVE RUN OFF MAY
PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING OVER PORTIONS OF THE AREA...ESPECIALLY NEAR
IN THE MOUNTAINS AND NEAR THE BURN SCARS. NORMALLY DRY DRAINAGES
AND ARROYOS MAY QUICKLY FILL WITH WATER AND DEBRIS. LOW WATER
CROSSINGS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT
THROUGH TONIGHT. STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MAY ALSO PRODUCE PERIODS OF
SMALL HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PASS NORTH OF THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY
WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SOME OF THE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE STRONG WITH
PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN...SMALL HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH
POSSIBLE. RAIN AND STORMS WILL TAPER OFF AND END BY THE EVENING.
THURSDAY THROUGH LABOR DAY WILL BE MOSTLY DRY WITH A FEW ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE OVER EASTERN PORTIONS OF OTERO AND HUDSPETH
COUNTIES ON THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD REPORT ALL OBSERVED HAZARDOUS WEATHER AND FLOODING
TO THIS OFFICE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT.

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LUNDEEN




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