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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
211 PM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

NMZ401>404-408-292200-
UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-
EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GILA HOT SPRINGS...BUCKHORN...
MULE CREEK...CLIFF...SILVER CITY...LAKE ROBERTS...KINGSTON...
FORT BAYARD...MIMBRES...FAYWOOD...HURLEY...GRANT COUNTY AIRPORT...
LORDSBURG...REDROCK...VIRDEN...HILLSBORO...WINSTON
211 PM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE GILA
REGION INTO HIDALGO COUNTY OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS. AT 2
PM...THE GREATEST COVERAGE OF RAIN WAS OVER THE NORTHERN HALF OF
GRANT COUNTY WITH MORE ISOLATED COVERAGE TOWARD REDROCK AND
LORDSBURG. THE MAIN THREAT WITH THESE STORMS WILL BE LOCALLY HEAVY
RAIN WHERE AN INCH OR TWO MAY OCCUR IN AN HOUR. AREAS AROUND LAKE
ROBERTS...GILA AND ROCKY CANYON CAMPGROUND HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED
BETWEEN 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN. ANY ADDITIONAL RAIN COULD ENHANCE
THE FLOODING THREAT. IN ADDITION...WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH AND PEA
SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

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NMZ414-415-292200-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MESCALERO...MOUNTAIN PARK...TIMBERON...
CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT
211 PM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND
INTENSITY OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS. AT 2 PM A LINE OF STORMS
EXTENDED FROM 5 MILES SOUTH OF SUNSPOT TO CLOUDCROFT NORTH TO LAKE
MESCALERO. THESE STORMS WERE TRAINING OVER THE SAME AREA AND
PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IN AN HOUR.
SOME LOCALIZED FLOODING IS POSSIBLE OVER THE WESTERN SACRAMENTO
MOUNTAINS. IN ADDITION TO THE RAIN...WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH AND PEA
SIZE HAIL ARE ALSO POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

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