040  
WWUS84 KEPZ 132312  
SPSEPZ  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX  
512 PM MDT MON AUG 13 2018  
 
NMZ401-402-132345-  
SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE NM-UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY NM-  
512 PM MDT MON AUG 13 2018  
 
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTH CENTRAL GRANT COUNTY UNTIL  
545 PM MDT...  
 
AT 511 PM MDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 5  
MILES EAST OF LAKE ROBERTS. THIS STORM WAS NEARLY STATIONARY TO  
MOVING SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
 
NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH  
THIS STORM.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
SAPILLO CREEK VALLEY, SILVER CITY, CAMP THUNDERBIRD, CHERRY CREEK  
CAMPGROUND, LITTLE WALNUT VILLAGE, PINOS ALTOS, LAKE ROBERTS, SAPILLO  
CAMPGROUND, UPPER MIMBRES VALLEY, MCMILLAN CAMPGROUND AND PORTIONS OF  
THE GILA WILDERNESS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY LEAD  
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3311 10808 3295 10797 3277 10828 3304 10842  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2311Z 060DEG 3KT 3301 10808  
 

 
 
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