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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1113 AM MDT SAT AUG 16 2014

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-171715-
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-
1113 AM MDT SAT AUG 16 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ATMOSPHERE REMAINS VERY MOIST WITH PLENTY OF MONSOON MOISTURE IN
PLACE OVER THE BORDERLAND. DAYTIME HEATING SHOULD INITIATE ANOTHER
ROUND OF SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT. LOCAL AREAS OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND ISOLATED FLASH FLOODING
REMAIN A POSSIBILITY WITH OVER 2 INCHES OF RAIN FALLING OVER A
FEW LOCATIONS. SOME STORMS MAY DISPLAY INCREASED STRENGTH WITH
SMALL HAIL UP TO PENNY SIZE AND STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS TO 45 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A SLIGHT AMOUNT OF ATMOSPHERIC DRYING IS EXPECTED SUNDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVERHEAD PINCHING OFF THE MONSOON
AND HOLDING THE DEEPER MOISTURE TO OUR SOUTH AND WEST. THE
POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING SHOULD BECOME SOMEWHAT
REDUCED AND LIMITED TO THE WESTERN AND POSSIBLY SOUTHERN ZONES.
MIDWEEK INTO LATE WEEK MODELS ARE UNCERTAIN...BUT A PATTERN SHIFT
HINTS AT THE POTENTIAL TO REFOCUS THE MONSOON MOISTURE BACK OVER
OUR AREA FOR INCREASED STORM COVERAGE AND AN UPWARD TREND IN HEAVY
RAIN AND FLOOD POTENTIAL.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BE PROACTIVE AND CALL THIS NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AT THE FIRST
OCCURRENCE OF SIGNIFICANT OR HAZARDOUS WEATHER OR FLOODING. WE
RELY ON YOUR TIMELY REPORTS TO VERIFY AND GIVE GROUND TRUTH TO OUR
CRITICAL WARNING OPERATIONS.

$$

BIRD




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