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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
822 PM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

NMZ412>417-TXZ420-421-190430-
CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-OTERO MESA-
NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS-SALT BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALAMOGORDO...TULAROSA...
WHITE SANDS MONUMENT...OROGRANDE...
WHITE SANDS RANGE HEADQUARTERS...CHAPARRAL...MESCALERO...
MOUNTAIN PARK...TIMBERON...CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT...
MAYHILL...SACRAMENTO...PINON...CROW FLATS...HUECO TANKS...
LOMA LINDA...DELL CITY...CORNUDAS...SALT FLAT
822 PM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

.NOW...

AT 815 PM MDT A BROAD BAND OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDED FROM NEAR CORNUDAS TEXAS IN NORTHERN
HUDSPETH COUNTY NORTH THROUGH MUCH OF EASTERN OTERO COUNTY. THESE
AREA OF LIGHT RAIN WAS OVER  THROUGH OROGRANDE...HOLLOMAN
AIR FORCE BASE AND WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT...HEADING
NORTHEAST TOWARD ALAMOGORDO AND TULAROSA AND TOWARD THE HIGHER
COMMUNITIES IN THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS. EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO
NEAR 40 MPH AND GENERALLY LIGHT RAIN WITH THESE SHOWERS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORM WERE LIMITED TO THE OTERO MESA SOUTH OF THE
MOUNTAINS IN SOUTHERN OTERO COUNTY IN THAT AREA WATCH FOR STRONGER
OUTFLOW WINDS UP TO 55 MPH AND SMALL HAIL.

MORE SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE
NIGHT AND THROUGH THE DAY SATURDAY.

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