027  
NWUS54 KEPZ 221340  
LSREPZ  
 
PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX  
739 AM MDT TUE MAY 22 2018  
   
.TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON
 
   
.DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE.
 
 
..REMARKS..  
 
0535 PM HAIL 5 E LAS CRUCES 32.32N 106.69W  
05/21/2018 M1.00 INCH DONA ANA NM PUBLIC  
 
0553 PM HAIL WEST EL PASO 31.87N 106.57W  
05/21/2018 M0.75 INCH EL PASO TX BROADCAST MEDIA  
 
0603 PM TSTM WND GST 6 NW EL PASO 31.81N 106.57W  
05/21/2018 M59 MPH EL PASO TX MESONET  
 
ELEV 3745 FT CWOP  
 
0605 PM HAIL EAST EL PASO 31.78N 106.30W  
05/21/2018 E1.00 INCH EL PASO TX PUBLIC  
 
0605 PM TSTM WND DMG 4 SSE WEST EL PASO 31.82N 106.54W  
05/21/2018 EL PASO TX BROADCAST MEDIA  
 
SEVERAL TREES DOWN NEAR SUNLAND PARK MALL. TIME  
ESTIMATED BASED ON NEARBY GUST REPORT.  
 
0609 PM HAIL WEST EL PASO 31.87N 106.57W  
05/21/2018 E0.75 INCH EL PASO TX TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
0610 PM FLASH FLOOD 2 E SUNLAND PARK 31.80N 106.54W  
05/21/2018 DONA ANA NM NWS EMPLOYEE  
 
MINOR FLOODING IN LOW-LYING NEIGHBORHOOD. WATER DEPTH 1  
TO 1.5 FEET IN STREETS NEAR CALLE DIAZ AND CALLE  
MOROCCO.  
 
0611 PM HAIL NORTHEAST EL PASO 31.90N 106.42W  
05/21/2018 E1.00 INCH EL PASO TX TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
0613 PM HAIL 2 S NORTHEAST EL PASO 31.87N 106.42W  
05/21/2018 E2.00 INCH EL PASO TX TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
0613 PM TSTM WND GST 2 S NORTHEAST EL PASO 31.87N 106.42W  
05/21/2018 E62 MPH EL PASO TX TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
0615 PM FLASH FLOOD 4 WNW EL PASO 31.80N 106.54W  
05/21/2018 EL PASO TX BROADCAST MEDIA  
 
HOMES FLOODED IN LOW-LYING PORTION OF BUENA VISTA  
NEIGHBORHOOD INCLUDING COURCHESNE ROAD. DRAINAGE MAY  
HAVE BEEN COMPROMISED BY NEARBY CONSTRUCTION. TIME  
ESTIMATED BASED ON RAINFALL REPORTS.  
 
0615 PM FLASH FLOOD 3 NW EL PASO 31.82N 106.53W  
05/21/2018 EL PASO TX BROADCAST MEDIA  
 
RUSHING WATER CAUSED A ROCK WALL TO COLLAPSE JUST EAST  
OF SUNCREST DRIVE NORTH OF WALLENBERG. SWIFT WATER  
RUSHED DOWN SOUTH MESA HILLS DRIVE NEARBY, BUT ONLY A  
FEW INCHES DEEP. FLOODING LIKELY EXACERBATED BY EXTREME  
RAINFALL RATES.  
 
0620 PM HAIL NORTHEAST EL PASO 31.90N 106.42W  
05/21/2018 E1.50 INCH EL PASO TX AMATEUR RADIO  
 
0625 PM TSTM WND GST NORTHRUP STRIP 32.94N 106.41W  
05/21/2018 M56 MPH DONA ANA NM MESONET  
 
ELEV 3907 FT WSMR  
 
0629 PM HAIL NORTHEAST EL PASO 31.90N 106.42W  
05/21/2018 E1.50 INCH EL PASO TX PUBLIC  
 
0630 PM HEAVY RAIN 4 WNW EL PASO 31.80N 106.54W  
05/21/2018 M1.34 INCH EL PASO TX MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AT IBWC RIO GRANDE RIVER GAUGE  
SITE. 30-MINUTE RAINFALL 1.30 INCHES FROM 5:45 PM TO  
6:15 PM. 15-MINUTE RAINFALL 0.94 INCHES FROM 6:00 PM TO  
6:15 PM.  
 
0630 PM HEAVY RAIN 4 SE WEST EL PASO 31.83N 106.51W  
05/21/2018 M1.52 INCH EL PASO TX MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL 1.52 INCHES. 1.46 INCHES FELL  
WITHIN 21 MINUTES BETWEEN 5:57 PM AND 6:18 PM, AND 0.65  
INCHES IN 6 MINUTES BETWEEN 6:02 PM AND 6:08 PM. NOTE -  
HOME WEATHER STATION WITH TIPPING BUCKET MODEL PRONE TO  
UNDERCATCH.  
 
0645 PM FLASH FLOOD W EL PASO 31.78N 106.48W  
05/21/2018 EL PASO TX SOCIAL MEDIA  
 
FLOODING OF I-10 ACCESS ROADS AT GATEWAY WEST AND  
GERONIMO IN CENTRAL EL PASO, TX  
 
0650 PM TSTM WND GST 22 NW TULAROSA 33.24N 106.36W  
05/21/2018 M57 MPH SIERRA NM MESONET  
 
ELEV 4085 FT WSMR  
 
0700 PM TSTM WND GST SUNLAND PARK 31.80N 106.58W  
05/21/2018 M53 MPH DONA ANA NM MESONET  
 
ELEV 3860 FT NMED  
 
0705 PM TSTM WND GST 6 ESE WSMR MAIN POST 32.36N 106.38W  
05/21/2018 M55 MPH DONA ANA NM MESONET  
 
ELEV 4006 FT WSMR  
 
0713 PM TSTM WND GST TWIN PEAKS 32.40N 106.76W  
05/21/2018 M54 MPH DONA ANA NM MESONET  
 
ELEV 4774 FT CWOP  
 
0715 PM TSTM WND GST SAN AUGUSTIN PASS 32.43N 106.57W  
05/21/2018 M57 MPH DONA ANA NM MESONET  
 
ELEV 5902 FT WMSR  
 
0800 PM TSTM WND GST 3 NE WHITE SANDS NAT MO 32.82N 106.15W  
05/21/2018 M55 MPH OTERO NM MESONET  
 
ELEV 4063 FT WSMR  
 
0827 PM TSTM WND GST 1 SW HIGH ROLLS 32.94N 105.84W  
05/21/2018 M63 MPH OTERO NM MESONET  
 
ELEV 6841 FT CWOP  
 
1053 PM TSTM WND GST 15 ENE DELL CITY 31.97N 104.95W  
05/21/2018 M52 MPH HUDSPETH TX MESONET  
 
ELEV 3873 FT RAWS  
 

 
 
EVENT NUMBER EPZ1800015 EPZ1800014 EPZ1800029 EPZ1800011 EPZ1800040  
EPZ1800044 EPZ1800039 EPZ1800008 EPZ1800009 EPZ1800010 EPZ1800042  
EPZ1800043 EPZ1800012 EPZ1800037 EPZ1800013 EPZ1800041 EPZ1800045  
EPZ1800028 EPZ1800036 EPZ1800038 EPZ1800035 EPZ1800034 EPZ1800033  
EPZ1800031 EPZ1800030 EPZ1800032  
 

 
 
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