Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
750 PM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

NMZ519-310215-
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
750 PM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL BERNALILLO AND SOUTH
CENTRAL SANDOVAL COUNTIES UNTIL 815 PM MDT...

AT 749 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
CORRALES...OR OVER RIO RANCHO...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 20 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL
ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ALBUQUERQUE...RIO RANCHO...BERNALILLO...CORRALES...
LOS RANCHOS DE ALBUQUERQUE...PARADISE HILLS...TAYLOR RANCH...
VENTANA RANCH...CABEZON AND RIO RANCHO CITY CENTER.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 40 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 136 AND 161.
 INTERSTATE 25 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 223 AND 240.

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.

IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES YOUR AREA...TAKE SHELTER IN A
STURDY BUILDING.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3526 10651 3521 10650 3483 10682 3499 10704
      3500 10703 3498 10700 3500 10700 3501 10702
      3504 10704 3505 10701 3506 10701 3508 10698
      3509 10697 3536 10665
TIME...MOT...LOC 0149Z 035DEG 19KT 3526 10661

$$

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