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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1254 PM MDT FRI JUL 31 2015

NMZ414>416-312030-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MESCALERO...MOUNTAIN PARK...TIMBERON...
CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT...MAYHILL...SACRAMENTO...
PINON
1254 PM MDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.NOW...
AT 1245 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
A SMALL CLUSTER OF WEAK TO MODERATE THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE
SOUTHERN SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS IN THE VICINITY OF SIXTEEN
SPRINGS...SILVER LAKE...MESCALERO...APACHE SUMMIT...AND LAKE
MESCALERO. THESE STORMS WERE DRIFTING NORTH ABOUT 10 MPH...AND
PRODUCING MODERATE RAIN WITH RAINFALL RATES RANGING FROM ONE-
QUARTER TO THREE-QUARTERS OF AN INCH PER HOUR. THUS EXPECT
DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND SOME RUNNING OF ARROYOS
AND STREAMS OVER THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS
THIS AFTERNOON. SOME CANYON ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO
WATER ACROSS LOW WATER CROSSINGS. ADDITIONAL STORMS ARE EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS SO KEEP AN EYE ON THE SKIES
AND SEEK SHELTER AND HIGH GROUND IF STORMS MOVE YOUR WAY.

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