Alert: Special Weather Statement issued September 8 at 5:43PM CDT by NWS Midland/Odessa TX

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Midland/Odessa TX
Issued: 2020-09-08T17:43:00-05:00
Expires: 2020-09-08T18:30:00-05:00
Description: At 542 PM CDT/442 PM MDT/, Doppler radar was tracking strong
thunderstorms along a line extending from 25 miles southwest of
Eunice Airport to 12 miles northeast of Mentone to 8 miles northwest
of Pecos. Movement was east at 15 mph.

Penny size hail and wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include…
Jal, Wink, Mentone, Barstow, Jal Airport, Eunice Airport, Bennett,
Slash Ranch and Winkler County Airport.

This includes Interstate 20 between mile markers 51 and 63.
Instruction: Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Southern Lea County; Winkler; Loving; Ward; Reeves County Plains

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4436719
CAP MessageType: Alert