693  
WWUS54 KEPZ 020223  
SVSEPZ  
 
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX  
823 PM MDT SAT AUG 1 2020  
 
NMC013-035-051-020230-  
/O.CON.KEPZ.SV.W.0038.000000T0000Z-200802T0230Z/  
OTERO NM-SIERRA NM-DONA ANA NM-  
823 PM MDT SAT AUG 1 2020  
 
...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 PM MDT  
FOR NORTHWESTERN OTERO...EAST CENTRAL SIERRA AND NORTHEASTERN DONA  
ANA COUNTIES...  
 
AT 821 PM MDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES WEST OF  
TULAROSA, AND IS TRACKING SLOWLY TO THE SOUTHWEST. STRONG NORTHWEST  
WINDS ARE TRACKING SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST ACROSS THE TULAROSA BASIN.  
WIND GUSTS OF 55 TO 60 MPH HAVE BEEN RECORDED ON WHITE SANDS MISSILE  
RANGE OBSERVATION PLATFORMS.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO  
ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
NORTHRUP LANDING, TULAROSA, WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT, THREE  
RIVERS, ALAMOGORDO, LA LUZ AND HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
HIGHWAY 70 IN NEW MEXICO BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 194 AND 212.  
HIGHWAY 54 IN NEW MEXICO BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 62 AND 99.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 
PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. PEOPLE OUTSIDE  
SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER, INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY FROM  
WINDOWS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3339 10613 3331 10594 3286 10593 3270 10622  
3310 10668  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0221Z 027DEG 15KT 3312 10617  
 
HAIL...1.00IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
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