Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
145 PM MDT MON AUG 22 2016

NMZ517-222015-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
145 PM MDT MON AUG 22 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN RIO ARRIBA COUNTY
UNTIL 215 PM MDT...

AT 144 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 6
MILES NORTH OF ESPANOLA...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH...AND FLOODING WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
EMBUDO...VELARDE...OHKAY OWINGEH PUEBLO...LYDEN...HERNANDEZ...
LA VILLITA...CHAMITA AND ALCALDE.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 285 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 337 AND 340.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

ACCUMULATIONS OF SMALL HAIL ON ROADS CAN CREATE VERY SLICK AND
HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

HEAVY RAINS WILL CAUSE WATER TO POND ON ROADS AND IN LOW SPOTS. FAST
RUNNING WATER WILL QUICKLY FILL ARROYOS AND DITCHES.

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LAT...LON 3623 10594 3608 10587 3606 10587 3605 10586
      3605 10585 3604 10586 3603 10614 3613 10615
TIME...MOT...LOC 1944Z 246DEG 12KT 3610 10608

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SHOEMAKE



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