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Last briefing update: Friday 5/22/2015 19:43 UTC

There is a 50% chance of spotter activation around 4:00 PM

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Hazardous Weather Outlook:

Issued at 2:40 PM CDT, Fri May 22, 2015

For Guadalupe Mountains Of Eddy County, Eddy County Plains, Northern Lea County, Central Lea County, Southern Lea County, Gaines, Dawson, Borden, Scurry, Andrews, Martin, Howard, Mitchell, Van Horn And Highway 54 Corridor, Reeves County And Upper Trans Pecos, Loving, Winkler, Ector, Midland, Glasscock, Ward, Crane, Upton, Reagan, Davis/Apache Mountains Area, Pecos, Presidio Valley, Marfa Plateau, Big Bend Area, Terrell and Guadalupe Mountains:

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS THE PARTS OF THE TRANS PECOS...ESPECIALLY AROUND THE BIG BEND REGION AND INTO THE LOWER TRANS PECOS WHERE LARGE HAIL... DAMAGING WINDS...AND BRIEF VERY HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE. A TORNADO OR TWO MAY BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS THE LOWER TRANS PECOS...STOCKTON PLATEAU...BIG BEND AREA...AND THE DAVIS AND GLASS MOUNTAINS. ALSO LATE TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND THE NORTHWEST BASIN SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE. HAIL...STRONG WINDS...AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS. IN ADDITION... STRONG STORMS MAY CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST ACROSS THE FAR LOWER REACHES OF THE LOWER TRANS PECOS. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...THE PERMIAN BASIN...THE WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS...THE UPPER TRANS PECOS AND THE LOWER TRANS PECOS.

Spotter Information:

THERE IS A 50% CHANCE OF SPOTTER ACTIVATION BY 4 PM.

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