Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
501 PM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

NMZ511-518-519-521-292345-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-MIDDLE RIO GRANDE
VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
501 PM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN BERNALILLO AND
SOUTHEASTERN SANDOVAL COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM MDT...

AT 501 PM MDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED A STRONG
THUNDERSTORM OVER NORTHEASTERN RIO RANCHO...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30
MPH.

PENNY SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NORTHEASTERN ALBUQUERQUE...RIO RANCHO...BERNALILLO...CORRALES...LOS
RANCHOS DE ALBUQUERQUE...TIJERAS...SANDIA HEIGHTS...RIO RANCHO CITY
CENTER...ENCHANTED HILLS AND MARIPOSA.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS... INTERSTATE 40 BETWEEN MILE
MARKERS 162 AND 174...AND NEAR MILE MARKER 176.
 INTERSTATE 25 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 228 AND 249.

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

FREQUENT DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS
STORM. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A
SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR YOUR PREFERRED
MEDIA OUTLETS AND NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND
POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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LAT...LON 3530 10635 3528 10632 3522 10626 3518 10625
      3500 10650 3536 10684 3551 10656
TIME...MOT...LOC 2301Z 321DEG 28KT 3534 10663

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