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ROAD ADVISORY:

WATER RUNNING – VIRDEN AREA

NM 92 at mile post 5.5 water is running along dips, with debris all along the roadway, due to rain and flooding. Seek alternate route if possible, the NMDOT will continue to monitor.

strong thundrestorms 070918Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-
Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-Eastern Black Range Foothills-
Sierra County Lakes-Northern Dona Ana County-
Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Including the cities of Cliff, Buckhorn, Gila Hot Springs,
Mule Creek, Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston, Fort Bayard,
Mimbres, Hurley, Faywood, Grant County Airport, Lordsburg,
Red Rock, Virden, Deming, Columbus, Hillsboro, Winston,
Truth Or Consequences, Derry, Spaceport, Garfield, Hatch,
Radium Springs, Las Cruces, Vado, and Sunland Park
1144 AM MDT Mon Jul 9 2

...Strong Thunderstorms With Heavy Rains Occurring Over Southern New Mexico...

significant weather 0628918

Eastern Black Range Foothills NM-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley NM-
Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range NM-Uplands of the Bootheel NM-
Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin NM-Lowlands of the Bootheel NM-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley NM-
542 PM MDT FRI JUN 29 2018

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN GRANT...WESTERN LUNA
AND NORTHERN HIDALGO COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM MDT...

At 538 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking scattered strong
thunderstorms moving around or over the vicinity of
Lordsburg...Separ...Hachita...Deming and City of the Rocks State
Park.

wind hidalgo 062318Dust Plumes and Channels Developing on Lordsburg Playa...

At 301 PM MDT plumes of blowing dust were beginning to develop on
Lordsburg Playa adjacent to Interstate 10. Expect periodic dust
to continue to develop through the afternoon hours as wind gusts
approach 30 mph.

Motorists should use extreme caution if traveling on I-10 between
Lordsburg and the Arizona State Line. Abrupt visibility changes
can occur at any moment with strong winds around the playa.

If caught in a dust storm, pull off to the side of the road, turn
off all lights, and keep your foot off the brake pedal. Otherwise,
other motorists may assume you are still moving in the travel
lane.

Dusty conditions will diminish at sunset.

wind hidalgo 062318Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-
Including the cities of Lordsburg, Red Rock, and Virden
1258 PM MDT Sat Jun 23 2018

At 12:50 PM MDT areas of blowing dust were observed near the
Lordsburg Playas. Wind speeds to around 20 mph and gusts up to 30
mph are going to generate dust channels along the I-10 corridor
west of Lordsburg to the Arizona border. Vehicles should exercise
caution while transiting in low visibility areas. Abrupt
visibility changes can occur at any moment with strong winds
around the playas. Similar conditions could persist through
sunset.

Update: All eastbound and westbound lanes of I-10 now open

WEATHER ADVISORY:
High wind warning in Hidalgo County, visibility is low due to blowing dust. High profile vehicles please use caution. The NMDOT will continue monitoring the roadway. This event will be updated as conditions change.

flash flood watch 061518Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Eastern Black Range Foothills-
Including the cities of Cliff, Buckhorn, Gila Hot Springs,
Mule Creek, Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston, Fort Bayard,
Mimbres, Hurley, Faywood, Grant County Airport, Lordsburg,
Red Rock, Virden, Antelope Wells, Animas, Hachita, Cloverdale,
Hillsboro, and Winston
438 AM MDT Fri Jun 15 2

red flag warning 052618New Mexico Fire Weather Zone 110
Southwest Mountains/gila Nf/apache Nf/glz-
614 PM MDT Fri May 25 2018

Red Flag Warning In Effect From 1 Pm To 7 Pm Mdt Saturday For Strong Winds And Low Relative Humidity For Fire Weather Zone 110...

The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 1 PM to 7 PM MDT Saturday.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 110.

* WIND...Southwest around 20 mph.

* HUMIDITY...5 to 7 percent.

* HIGHEST THREAT...is located across southern and central portions of Catron county in western New Mexico.