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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
157 PM MDT SAT APR 19 2014

NMZ403>407-192045-
LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL NM-SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY
NM-SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY NM-SOUTHWEST
DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN NM-UPLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL NM-
157 PM MDT SAT APR 19 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS THREATENING HIDALGO...SOUTHERN GRANT AND LUNA
COUNTIES THROUGH 245 PM MDT...

AT 147 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO. THIS
ACTIVITY WAS LOCATED IN THE VICINITY OF ANIMAS...ANTELOPE WELLS AND
COLUMBUS AS WAS MOVING TO THE NORTH TOWARD THE LORDSBURG AND DEMING
AREAS.

HAIL UP TO ONE-HALF INCH IN DIAMETER AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ARE
EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM...ALONG WITH HEAVY RAIN.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  RODEO...
  LORDSBURG...
  ANTELOPE WELLS...
  ANIMAS...
  DEMING...
  COLUMBUS...
  CARIZALIA VALLEY...
  WINDMILL...
  SUNSHINE...
  SEPAR...
  GERONIMO PASS...
  BIG HATCHET REFUGE...
  GRANITE GAP...
  SPRING CANYON STATE PARK...

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

TORRENTIAL RAIN MAY FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS DITCHES AND
UNDERPASSES. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE ON A FLOODED ROADWAY.

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