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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
609 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

NMZ408-409-300100-
SIERRA COUNTY LAKES NM-EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS NM-
609 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTH CENTRAL SIERRA COUNTY UNTIL
700 PM MDT...

AT 609 PM MDT...METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM ON
RADAR 7 MILES NORTHEAST OF ELEPHANT BUTTE...OR 11 MILES NORTHEAST OF
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 15 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES...
ELEPHANT BUTTE...
WILLIAMSBURG...
CUCHILLO...
LAS PALOMAS...
NORTH MONTICELLO POINT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

IF ON OR NEAR ELEPHANT BUTTE LAKE...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE
INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO
15 MILES FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU
ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER
NOW. DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

LAT...LON 3338 10712 3324 10698 3299 10725 3320 10746
TIME...MOT...LOC 0009Z 049DEG 13KT 3327 10712

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