Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 4:10 PM MDT Jul. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern Hidalgo County until
500 PM MDT...

At 410 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Lordsburg, moving west at 15 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph with blowing dust will
be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Lordsburg and Shakespeare.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded

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 3245 10859 3227 10860 3219 10893 3254 10891
time... Mot... loc 2210z 092deg 13kt 3237 10869


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