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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
417 PM MDT SAT MAY 30 2015

NMZ401>405-407>417-TXZ418>421-302315-
CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN NM-EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500
FEET NM-EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS NM-EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO
COUNTY TX-LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL NM-NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY
NM-NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS TX-OTERO MESA
NM-SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET NM-SALT BASIN TX-SIERRA
COUNTY LAKES NM-SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY NM-SOUTHERN
GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY NM-SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE
NM-SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN NM-SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER
VALLEY NM-SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN NM-UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY
NM-WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET NM-WESTERN EL
PASO COUNTY TX-
417 PM MDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS THREATENING DONA ANA...EASTERN HIDALGO...
SOUTHEASTERN GRANT...SOUTHERN OTERO...LUNA...NORTHERN HUDSPETH...
NORTHERN EL PASO AND EXTREME SOUTHERN SIERRA COUNTIES THROUGH 515 PM
MDT...

AT 405 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING
A BROKEN LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS FROM WHITE SIGNAL EASTWARD TO
AROUND OROGRANDE MOVING SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

HAIL ONE HALF INCH UP TO THE SIZE OF PENNIES AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO
55 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS...ALONG WITH HEAVY RAIN. THE
DONA ANA STORM HAD A PREVIOUS HISTORY OF BEING SEVERE.

AREAS OF BLOWING DUST WILL LIKELY ACCOMPANY THIS STORM...REDUCING
VISIBILITIES TO DANGEROUS LEVELS ON AREA ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS
ESPECIALLY ON INTERSTATES 25 AND 10 SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR ANY
AREAS OF BLOWING DUST COMING FROM THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MCGREGOR RANGE BASE...
  WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT...
  NORTHEAST EL PASO...
  WEST EL PASO...
  CITY OF ROCKS STATE PARK...
  TIMBERON...
  OROGRANDE...
  SUNLAND PARK...
  LEASBURG...
  LAS CRUCES...
  LOOKOUT PEAK...
  TWIN PEAKS...
  OTERO MESA...
  CORNUDAS MOUNTAINS...

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

TORRENTIAL RAIN MAY FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS DITCHES AND
UNDERPASSES. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE ON A FLOODED ROADWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3187 10491 3177 10676 3178 10820 3168 10821
      3167 10830 3264 10845 3287 10535 3253 10535
      3253 10503
TIME...MOT...LOC 2212Z 327DEG 3KT 3247 10687

$$

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