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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1220 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

NMZ414>416-282030-
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
1220 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.NOW...
AT 1220 PM MDT...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS HAD
DEVELOPED ACROSS THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS. THE STRONGEST STORM WAS
LOCATED JUST WEST OF SACRAMENTO WITH A SLIGHTLY LESS INTENSE STORM
CELL LOCATED ABOUT 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF MAYHILL. THE INITIAL
MOVEMENT OF THESE STORMS WAS TOWARDS THE EAST SOUTHEAST AT ONLY
AROUND 5 MPH. DUE TO THE SLOW MOVEMENT OF THESE STORMS LOCALIZED
HEAVY RAINFALL IN EXCESS OF ONE INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE LEADING TO
RAPID RUNOFF AND THE POSSIBILITY SOME LOCALIZED FLOODING. IN
ADDITION GUSTY THUNDERSTORM WINDS OF 40 TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE
WITH THE STRONGEST STORM CELLS.

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NMZ402-403-408-282030-
SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY-
EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVER CITY...LAKE ROBERTS...KINGSTON...
FORT BAYARD...MIMBRES...FAYWOOD...HURLEY...GRANT COUNTY AIRPORT...
HILLSBORO...WINSTON
1220 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.NOW...
AT 1220 PM MDT...A FEW STORMS HAD DEVELOPED OVER THE HIGHER PEAKS
OF THE GILA WILDERNESS NEAR THE GRANT AND SIERRA COUNTY LINE. THE
STRONGEST CELL WAS LOCATED 5 MILES NORTHWEST OF KINGSTON AND WAS
NEARLY STATIONARY. HEAVY RAINFALL OF UP TO ONE INCH AND GUSTY
WINDS TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM THIS STORM AND OTHERS THAT
DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA IN THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS.

$$

LANEY



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