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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 7:04 PM MDT Aug. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
north central Sierra County in north central New Mexico...

* until 800 PM MDT.

* At 703 PM MDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 5 miles north of Monticello to 19 miles north of
city of Elephant Butte to 20 miles south of Bosque del Apache
Refuge, moving south at 20 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
city of Elephant Butte...
Elephant Butte Lake...
Rock house...
North Monticello Point...
Ash Canyon...
Rock Canyon...
south Monticello campground...
Hot Springs Landing...
Lost Canyon...
Lakeshore Highlands...
and Truth or Consequences.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with these storms. 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.

If on or near elelhant Butte Reservoir, get away from the water and
move indoors or inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out
to 15 miles from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder,
you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter
now! Do not be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.


Lat... Lon 3348 10708 3317 10711 3313 10718 3316 10724
      3347 10720
time... Mot... loc 0103z 338deg 18kt 3347 10743 3345 10712 3350 10689

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph


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704 PM MDT Sat Aug 18 2018

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
north central Sierra County in north central New Mexico...

* until 800 PM MDT.

* At 703 PM MDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 5 miles north of Monticello to 19 miles north of
city of Elephant Butte to 20 miles south of Bosque del Apache
Refuge, moving south at 20 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
city of Elephant Butte...
Elephant Butte Lake...
Rock house...
North Monticello Point...
Ash Canyon...
Rock Canyon...
south Monticello campground...
Hot Springs Landing...
Lost Canyon...
Lakeshore Highlands...
and Truth or Consequences.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with these storms. 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.

If on or near elelhant Butte Reservoir, get away from the water and
move indoors or inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out
to 15 miles from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder,
you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter
now! Do not be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.


Lat... Lon 3348 10708 3317 10711 3313 10718 3316 10724
      3347 10720
time... Mot... loc 0103z 338deg 18kt 3347 10743 3345 10712 3350 10689

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph


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Special Statement
Issued: 6:48 PM MDT Aug. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for northeastern Sierra County until
745 PM MDT...

At 648 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 10 miles north of Monticello to 23 miles
northeast of Cuchillo to 15 miles south of Bosque del Apache Refuge.
Movement was south at 20 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Elephant Butte Lake, Rock house, North Monticello Point, Las
Placitas, south Monticello campground, Monticello, Lost Canyon,
Alamosa Canyon, Rock Canyon, Hot Springs Landing, Lakeshore
Highlands, Cuchillo and city of Elephant Butte.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

These storms 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.

If on or near The Elephant Butte Reservoir, get out of the water and
move indoors or inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out
to 10 miles from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder,
you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter
now! Do not be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.


Lat... Lon 3348 10674 3328 10660 3319 10700 3322 10747
      3347 10754
time... Mot... loc 0048z 338deg 18kt 3355 10746 3353 10716 3358 10693


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