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Monday, November 24, 2014 - 2:16pm

Severe Thunderstorms, Flash flooding possible tonight

Severe Thunderstorms, Flash flooding possible tonight
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POSTED: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 5:24pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 12:09pm

Las Cruces is already experiencing severe thunderstorms with locally heavy rainfall causing some localized street flooding. High wind and hail is also possible on I-10 between Las Cruces & El Paso. Local spotters are reporting quarter inch hail and 50+ MPH Winds

7:15 p.m.: The El Paso Chihuahuas have rolled out the tarp at Southwest University Park. As of right now, the game is under a rain delay. There is no estimate as to when play will resume. Please stay tuned.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED:

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
EASTERN EL PASO COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS...
NORTHWESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS...

* UNTIL 1215 AM MDT

* AT 919 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STATIONARY THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA. OVER AN INCH AND A HALF OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER THE
PAST HOUR IN SOME AREAS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FABENS...
LOMA LINDA...
ACALA...
TORNILLO...
HUECO TANKS...

THE WORST IMPACTS ARE LIKELY TO BE IN THE UNINCORPORATED COLONIAS
SOUTH AND EAST OF HORIZON CITY...ALONG ASCENSION STREET AND LAS
COLONIAS ROAD. SOME IMPACTED COLONIAS INCLUDE AGUA DULCE...
DAIRYLAND...ASCENCION PARK...AND COLONIA DE EL PASO. AREAS SOUTH
OF I-10 MAY ALSO EXPERIENCE FLOODING FROM UPSTREAM RAIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED AN

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
SOUTHEASTERN EL PASO COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS...

* UNTIL 1045 PM MDT

* AT 848 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
RADAR ESTIMATED UP TO AN INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE PAST 45
MINUTES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FABENS...
TORNILLO...
CLINT...

COLONIAS SOUTH OF HORIZON CITY WILL BE IMPACTED...INCLUDING AGUA
DULCE...DAIRYLAND...ASCENCION PARK...SPARKS...AND VISTA LARGA.

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND ARROYO FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
SOUTHEASTERN DONA ANA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...
WEST CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS...

* UNTIL 945 PM MDT

* AT 750 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
RADAR ESTIMATED OVER A HALF INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE PAST
HALF HOUR ACROSS CENTRAL EL PASO.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CENTRAL EL PASO...
NORTHEAST EL PASO...
WEST EL PASO...
SUNLAND PARK...
FORT BLISS...
CANUTILLO...
FRANKLIN MOUNTAINS STATE PARK...

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN DONA ANA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...
WEST CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS...

* UNTIL 830 PM MDT

* AT 738 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN
EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED OVER THE FRANKLIN
MOUNTAINS NEAR CENTRAL EL PASO...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 5
MPH. SMALL HAIL MAY ALSO ACCOMPANY THESE DAMAGING WINDS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CENTRAL EL PASO...
NORTHEAST EL PASO...
EAST EL PASO..
SUNLAND PARK...
FORT BLISS...
FRANKLIN MOUNTAINS STATE PARK...

 

  • SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING:
    • UNTIL 7:45 pm MST
    • LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
      ALL OF THE CITY OF EL PASO...
      SUNLAND PARK...
      CHAPARRAL...
      SANTA TERESA...
      FORT BLISS...
      FRANKLIN MOUNTAINS STATE PARK...
    • LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
      LAS CRUCES...
      EAST MESA...
      TALAVERA...
      JORNADA RANGE...
      FAIRACRES...
      CORRALITOS...
      NMSU MAIN CAMPUS...
      ORGAN...
      MESILLA...
      DONA ANA...
      TWIN PEAKS...
      DRIPPING SPRINGS...

 

  • FLASH FLOOD WARNING:
    • Until 7:45 pm MST
    • * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
      LAS CRUCES...
      EAST MESA...
      TALAVERA...
      JORNADA RANGE...
      FAIRACRES...
      CORRALITOS...
      NMSU MAIN CAMPUS...
      ORGAN...
      MESILLA...
      DONA ANA...
      TWIN PEAKS...
      DRIPPING SPRINGS...

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Thanks for the information. Though, we haven't experience severe storm. Just a rain shower.

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