Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
649 PM MDT FRI AUG 18 2017

NMZ538-190115-
Chaves County Plains-
649 PM MDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN CHAVES COUNTY UNTIL
715 PM MDT...

At 648 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Elkins, or 34 miles northeast of Roswell, moving east at 20 mph.

Nickel size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Elkins.

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.

Heavy rains will cause water to pond on roads and in low spots. Fast
running water will quickly fill arroyos and ditches.

&&

LAT...LON 3364 10378 3361 10417 3379 10422 3391 10384
      3382 10384 3382 10382
TIME...MOT...LOC 0048Z 258DEG 19KT 3372 10412

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