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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1257 PM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

NMZ402-403-408-409-414>416-272100-
SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY-
EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-SIERRA COUNTY LAKES-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVER CITY...LAKE ROBERTS...KINGSTON...
FORT BAYARD...MIMBRES...HURLEY...FAYWOOD...GRANT COUNTY AIRPORT...
HILLSBORO...WINSTON...TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES...DERRY...SPACEPORT...
MESCALERO...TIMBERON...MOUNTAIN PARK...CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...
APACHE SUMMIT...MAYHILL...PINON...SACRAMENTO
1257 PM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.NOW...

AT 1255 PM MDT SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUED TO
DEVELOP IN THE BLACK RANGE AREA AND IN THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS.
THE CELLS WERE MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST BETWEEN 5 TO 15 MPH. THE
STRONGEST STORMS ARE CURRENTLY LOCATED CLOSE TO HERMOSA... POVERTY
CREEK... WINSTON AND CHISE IN SIERRA COUNTY. AT THE MOMENT THESE
STORMS ARE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN WITH AMOUNTS CLOSE TO
AN INCH AS ESTIMATED BY THE RADAR. THEREFORE... FLOODING OF LOW
LYING AREAS LIKE SMALL STREAMS AND ARROYOS IS POSSIBLE. ALSO WIND
GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND SMALL HAIL IS POSSIBLE WITHIN THESE STORMS.

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NMZ404>406-272100-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-
UPLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LORDSBURG...RED ROCK...VIRDEN...
ANTELOPE WELLS...ANIMAS...HACHITA...CLOVERDALE
1257 PM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.NOW...

AT 1255 PM MDT ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE STARTING
TO DEVELOP ACROSS PORTIONS OF HIDALGO COUNTY. THIS ACTIVITY IS
MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST BETWEEN 5 AND 10 MPH CLOSE TO GRANITE
GAP... COTTON CITY AND ROAD FORKS. RADAR ESTIMATES RAINFALL
AMOUNTS BELOW HALF AN INCH OF RAIN. HOWEVER... HEAVY RAIN COULD
OCCUR LATER ON WITH NEW CONVECTION DEVELOPING IN THE AFTERNOON.
ALSO WIND GUSTS CLOSE TO 30 MPH COULD OCCUR WITH THESE CELLS.

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