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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
1036 AM MDT Wed Aug 10 2022

Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
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-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
1036 AM MDT Wed Aug 10 2022

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon will be
capable of producing strong outflow winds up to 50 mph and large
hail up to quarter size. Coverage will favor the mountains and
high terrain early this afternoon, then spreading across the
desert lowlands and International Border later this evening.
Storms will also be efficient rain producers, with one hour
rainfall in excess of 2 inches an hour possible. This will pose a
risk of localized flash flooding, especially in low lying areas
and drainages.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Numerous rain showers are expected Thursday and Friday as
moisture increase across southwest New Mexico. This will pose a
heightened risk of flash flooding. Widespread new rain amounts of
half an inch to an inch are forecasted, with locally higher
amounts. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the mountainous
terrain of southern New Mexico.


Spotters are encouraged to report any severe weather or
significant flooding to the National Weather Service.



Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
228 AM MDT Wed Aug 10 2022

Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres
Valley-Eastern Black Range Foothills-West Slopes Sacramento
Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-East
Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Including the cities of Mountain Park, Apache Summit, Grant County
Airport, Sunspot, Fort Bayard, Hurley, Pinon, Mayhill, Timberon,
Sacramento, Winston, Kingston, Silver City, Faywood, Lake Roberts,
Cloudcroft, Mimbres, Mescalero, and Hillsboro
228 AM MDT Wed Aug 10 2022


* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.

* WHERE...Portions of south central New Mexico and southwest New
  Mexico, including the following areas, in south central New
  Mexico, East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet,
  Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet and West Slopes Sacramento
  Mountains Below 7500 Feet. In southwest New Mexico, Eastern Black
  Range Foothills, Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley and
  Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range.

* WHEN...From Thursday morning through late Thursday night.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
  creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
  Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas. Low-water
  crossings may be flooded. Heavy rain over burn scars could lead to
  flooding and debris flows.



You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.




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