Severe Thunderstorm Warning
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WUUS54 KEPZ 232051

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service El Paso TX
251 PM MDT WED MAY 23 2018

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  North central Otero County in south central New Mexico...

* Until 315 PM MDT

* At 250 PM MDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 13 miles north of
  Elk, or 24 miles southeast of Ruidoso, moving southeast at 10 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
           to roofs, siding, and trees.

* This severe thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of
  north central Otero County.


For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.


LAT...LON 3325 10532 3306 10531 3302 10532 3301 10533
      3315 10545 3326 10533
TIME...MOT...LOC 2050Z 325DEG 9KT 3314 10533



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