New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

Special Weather Statement

The following area is affected:

  • Lea

NMZ034-TXZ059-060-180130-
Southern Lea County NM-Loving TX-Winkler TX-
739 PM CDT THU AUG 17 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTH CENTRAL LEA...WEST CENTRAL
WINKLER AND LOVING COUNTIES UNTIL 830 PM CDT/730 PM MDT/...

At 738 PM CDT/638 PM MDT/, Doppler radar was tracking a strong
thunderstorm 10 miles northwest of Winkler County Airport, or 12
miles west of Kermit, moving southwest at 15 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Kermit, Winkler County Airport and Slash Ranch.

LAT...LON 3204 10350 3189 10302 3165 10342 3186 10381
TIME...MOT...LOC 0038Z 052DEG 11KT 3190 10330

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Flood Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Lea

Lea NM-Winkler TX-Loving TX-
717 PM CDT THU AUG 17 2017

The National Weather Service in Midland has issued a

* Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
Southeastern Lea County in southeastern New Mexico...
Northwestern Winkler County in western Texas...
Northeastern Loving County in western Texas...

* Until 1015 PM CDT/915 PM MDT/

* At 716 PM CDT/616 PM MDT/, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due
to thunderstorms. This will cause small stream flooding in the
advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Kermit.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

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LAT...LON 3200 10354 3209 10306 3209 10305 3188 10299
3178 10347

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