Headline: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 24 at 5:27PM MDT expiring July 24 at 6:30PM MDT by NWS El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM

Event: Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Sender Name: NWS El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
Issued: 2013-07-24T17:27:46-06:00
Expires: 2013-07-24T18:30:00-06:00
Description: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
CENTRAL SIERRA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO…

* UNTIL 630 PM MDT

* AT 519 PM MDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS
OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF TRUTH OR
CONSEQUENCES THIS STORM WAS NEARLY STATIONARY. NICKEL SIZE HAIL
MAY ALSO ACCOMPANY THESE DAMAGING WINDS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES…
ELEPHANT BUTTE…
ALAMOSA CANYON…
NORTH MONTICELLO POINT…
Instruction: SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS OF AT LEAST 58 MPH…
HAIL ONE INCH IN DIAMETER OR LARGER…ALONG WITH POTENTIALLY DEADLY
LIGHTNING. TAKE SHELTER INSIDE A STURDY BUILDING NOW.

THIS WARNING INCLUDES PORTIONS OF ELEPHANT BUTTE LAKE. LIGHTNING
STRIKES… SUDDEN WIND SHIFTS…AND CAPSIZING WINDS AND WAVES ARE
POSSIBLE. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR OR GET OUT OF THE WATER
IMMEDIATELY. OTHERWISE…DROP SAILS…PUT ON LIFE JACKETS AND STAY
BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Observed
Area Description: Sierra