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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Statement as of 3:43 PM MDT on May 04, 2015

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 128 remains in effect until 700 PM MDT
for the following locations


Nm
. New Mexico counties included are

Chaves De Baca eddy
Lea Lincoln Otero
Roosevelt




108 PM MDT Mon may 4 2015


The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch
1 in effect until 7 PM MDT this evening for the following areas

In New Mexico this watch includes 1 County

In south central New Mexico

Otero

In Texas this watch includes 1 County

In southwest Texas

Hudspeth

This includes the cities of... Alamogordo... Orogrande... Timberon
Fort Hancock... Dell City and Sierra Blanca.



Areal Flood Advisory
Statement as of 2:55 PM MDT on May 04, 2015

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued an

* Arroyo and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
central Otero County in south central New Mexico...

* until 500 PM MDT

* at 254 PM MDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated
thunderstorms with heavy rainfall across the advisory area. Doppler
radar estimated over 4 inches of rain had fallen east of Orogrande
and Highway 54.

* Locations impacted include...
rural areas of central Otero County east of Highway 54 and
Orogrande.

Runoff from this excessive rainfall will cause minor flooding to
occur... especially along small streams and near low water crossings.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Additional rainfall amounts of up to an inch are possible in the
advisory area.

Excessive rainfall can quickly turn dry desert washes and arroyos
into raging rivers... even in areas far from where rain has fallen. Do
not attempt to cross flooded arroyos. Swiftly moving water can carve
deep channels in previously shallow washes... and water can be much
deeper than it appears. If your Route becomes cut off by flooded
arroyos... wait for flood waters to recede.


Lat... Lon 3261 10575 3213 10594 3217 10616 3265 10597


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