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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
749 AM MDT Sun May 20 2018

Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
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-
749 AM MDT Sun May 20 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible late this afternoon and
overnight, mainly east of the Rio Grande. Any storms that develop
may produce strong wind gusts.

Gusty east winds will develop along the west-facing slopes of the
Franklin, Hueco, and Organ Mountains late tonight. Gusts around 45
mph will be possible, peaking between 10 PM and 2 AM, then
diminishing towards dawn.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms are possible Monday
afternoon and evening, east of the Continental Divide, with the
risk increasing east of the Rio Grande. A few storms will produce
large hail and damaging wind gusts.

Isolated thunderstorms will linger over parts of Otero and
Hudspeth Counties Tuesday and Wednesday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation may be necessary on Monday afternoon.


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