Sierra

Special Statement:

Issued at: 4:17 PM MDT on May 30, 2015, expires at: 5:15 PM MDT on May 30, 2015
  • ...Strong thunderstorms threatening Dona Ana...eastern Hidalgo... southeastern Grant...southern Otero...Luna...northern Hudspeth... northern El Paso and extreme southern Sierra counties through 515 PM MDT... At 405 PM MDT...National Weather Service meteorologists were tracking a broken line of strong thunderstorms from White Signal eastward to around Orogrande moving south around 10 mph. Hail one half inch up to the size of pennies and wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph are possible with these storms...along with heavy rain. The Dona Ana storm had a previous history of being severe. Areas of blowing dust will likely accompany this storm...reducing visibilities to dangerous levels on area roadways. Motorists especially on interstates 25 and 10 should be on the lookout for any areas of blowing dust coming from these storms. Locations impacted include... McGregor range base... White Sands National Monument... northeast El Paso... west El Paso... City of Rocks State Park... Timberon... Orogrande... Sunland Park... Leasburg... Las Cruces... Lookout Peak... Twin Peaks... Otero Mesa... Cornudas Mountains... This storm may intensify...so be certain to monitor for additional information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service. Torrential rain may flood low lying areas such as ditches and underpasses. Do not drive your vehicle on a flooded roadway. Lat...Lon 3187 10491 3177 10676 3178 10820 3168 10821 3167 10830 3264 10845 3287 10535 3253 10535 3253 10503 time...Mot...loc 2212z 327deg 3kt 3247 10687 417 PM MDT Sat may 30 2015 ...Strong thunderstorms threatening Dona Ana...eastern Hidalgo... southeastern Grant...southern Otero...Luna...northern Hudspeth... northern El Paso and extreme southern Sierra counties through 515 PM MDT... At 405 PM MDT...National Weather Service meteorologists were tracking a broken line of strong thunderstorms from White Signal eastward to around Orogrande moving south around 10 mph. Hail one half inch up to the size of pennies and wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph are possible with these storms...along with heavy rain. The Dona Ana storm had a previous history of being severe. Areas of blowing dust will likely accompany this storm...reducing visibilities to dangerous levels on area roadways. Motorists especially on interstates 25 and 10 should be on the lookout for any areas of blowing dust coming from these storms. Locations impacted include... McGregor range base... White Sands National Monument... northeast El Paso... west El Paso... City of Rocks State Park... Timberon... Orogrande... Sunland Park... Leasburg... Las Cruces... Lookout Peak... Twin Peaks... Otero Mesa... Cornudas Mountains... This storm may intensify...so be certain to monitor for additional information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service. Torrential rain may flood low lying areas such as ditches and underpasses. Do not drive your vehicle on a flooded roadway. Lat...Lon 3187 10491 3177 10676 3178 10820 3168 10821 3167 10830 3264 10845 3287 10535 3253 10535 3253 10503 time...Mot...loc 2212z 327deg 3kt 3247 10687
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