Otero County, New Mexico
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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
NMC013-035-260015-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.SV.W.0074.170625T2332Z-170626T0015Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service El Paso TX
532 PM MDT SUN JUN 25 2017

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
West central Otero County in south central New Mexico...
East central Dona Ana County in south central New Mexico...

* Until 615 PM MDT

* At 532 PM MDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 5 miles northeast
of White Sands Main Post, or 19 miles west of Orogrande, moving
south southeast at 5 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.

* Locations impacted include...
White Sands Main Post.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds. People outside
should move immediately to shelter inside a strong building. Stay
away from windows.

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 3253 10655 3261 10638 3245 10627 3235 10650
TIME...MOT...LOC 2332Z 334DEG 29KT 3242 10641

HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

Special Weather Statement
NMZ410-411-413-260000-
Southern Tularosa Basin NM-Northern Dona Ana County NM-
Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley NM-
512 PM MDT SUN JUN 25 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WEST CENTRAL OTERO AND EAST
CENTRAL DONA ANA COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM MDT...

At 511 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms 12
miles northeast of White Sands Main Post, or 19 miles northwest of
Orogrande, moving east around 5 mph.

Nickel size hail and wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
White Sands Main Post and Aguirre Springs.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

&&

LAT...LON 3233 10657 3262 10657 3266 10628 3242 10617
TIME...MOT...LOC 2311Z 336DEG 10KT 3254 10637

$$

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