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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service El Paso TX
1004 PM MDT THU OCT 19 2017

TXZ420>424-200445-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands TX-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties TX-
Salt Basin TX-Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County TX-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains TX-
1004 PM MDT THU OCT 19 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL HUDSPETH AND SOUTHEASTERN
EL PASO COUNTIES UNTIL 1045 PM MDT...

At 1003 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 11 miles northeast of Acala to 4 miles
southwest of Sierra Blanca. Movement was northeast at 20 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 45 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Fort Hancock, Sierra Blanca, Fort Quitman, Esperanza, Mcnary, Little
Box and Quitman Canyon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

&&

LAT...LON 3091 10544 3095 10550 3097 10550 3096 10551
      3099 10553 3099 10555 3100 10556 3108 10560
      3110 10562 3110 10564 3112 10565 3114 10572
      3141 10598 3175 10562 3118 10493
TIME...MOT...LOC 0403Z 239DEG 26KT 3147 10582 3113 10541

$$

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