Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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

NMZ519-300000-
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
526 PM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL BERNALILLO...NORTHEASTERN
VALENCIA AND SOUTH CENTRAL SANDOVAL COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM MDT...

AT 526 PM MDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED A STRONG
THUNDERSTORM OVER NORTHERN ALBUQUERQUE...MOVING SOUTH AT 45 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

HEAVY RAIN WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ALBUQUERQUE...SOUTHERN RIO RANCHO...LOS LUNAS...VALENCIA...
CORRALES...LOS RANCHOS DE ALBUQUERQUE...BOSQUE FARMS...
ISLETA PUEBLO...PARADISE HILLS AND TAYLOR RANCH.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 40 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 149 AND 162.
 INTERSTATE 25 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 199 AND 233.

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.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3526 10681 3528 10660 3478 10649 3475 10681
TIME...MOT...LOC 2326Z 354DEG 41KT 3519 10670

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