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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 2:20 PM MDT on April 20, 2014

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2014


... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Wednesday afternoon
through Wednesday evening for strong winds and low humidity for
fire weather zones 055... 056... 110... 111... 112 and 113...

* event: fire weather zone 110 ... Southwest Mountains. Fire
weather zone 111 southwest deserts and lowlands. Fire weather
zone 112 south central lowlands and southern Rio Grande
Valley. Fire weather zone 113 Capitan and Sacramento
Mountains. Fire weather zone 055 El Paso... fire weather zone
056 Hudspeth.

* Timing: 1 PM MDT to 8 PM MDT Wednesday 23 April.

* Wind: west 25 to 30 mph with gusts around 40 to 45 mph.

* Humidity: 5 to 10 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 1:28 PM MDT on April 20, 2014


The following is a list of storm total rainfall reports from the
thunderstorms that have been affecting our area over the past
couple of days. This summary includes both official and unofficial
observations. Reports are representative of total precipitation
from Friday morning through Sunday morning.

Appreciation is extended to cocorahs precipitation observers...
citizen weather observers (cwop)... Skywarn spotters... and other
network operators for sharing their data.

This summary can also be found on our web Page at
weather.Gov/elpaso.

********************Storm total rainfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     rainfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Texas

... El Paso County...
   5 N El Paso 1.67 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   3 NNE El Paso 1.56 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   2 NW El Paso 1.21 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   5 NNE El Paso 1.08 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   10 NE El Paso 0.97 800 am 4/20 mesonet
   1 WSW El Paso 0.84 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   2 W El Paso 0.82 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   8 NNE El Paso 0.74 801 am 4/20 mesonet
   6 se El Paso 0.72 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   9 se El Paso 0.71 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   8 se El Paso 0.71 652 am 4/20 cocorahs
   2 SSW El Paso 0.66 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   7 se El Paso 0.66 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   4 SSW El Paso 0.59 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   1 N Horizon City 0.53 736 am 4/20 mesonet
   5 W El Paso 0.47 600 am 4/20 cocorahs
   3 SSW El Paso 0.47 600 am 4/20 cocorahs
   1 NW El Paso 0.46 800 am 4/20 mesonet
   6 NW El Paso 0.43 815 am 4/20 mesonet
   11 E El Paso 0.43 800 am 4/20 cocorahs
   12 E El Paso 0.40 751 am 4/20 mesonet
   11 ENE El Paso 0.33 620 am 4/20 cocorahs
   1 NNE Horizon City 0.28 900 am 4/20 cocorahs
   5 NNW El Paso 0.27 803 am 4/20 mesonet
   5 WSW El Paso 0.26 630 am 4/20 cocorahs
   4 NW El Paso 0.24 800 am 4/20 mesonet
   6 NNW El Paso 0.22 751 am 4/20 mesonet
   7 NW El Paso 0.17 810 am 4/20 mesonet
   6 W El Paso 0.15 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   9 WNW El Paso 0.12 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   6 WNW El Paso 0.09 730 am 4/20 cocorahs
   8 WNW El Paso 0.08 700 am 4/20 cocorahs

... Hudspeth County...
   tammen ranch 2.84 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   20 N ft Hancock 2.00 355 PM 4/19 public
   17 N Allamoore 1.03 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   15 NNW Allamoore 0.89 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   10 se Fort Hancock 0.81 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   15 ENE Dell City 0.56 753 am 4/20 mesonet
   Bosque Bonita 0.52 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   11 ESE Sierra Blanca 0.50 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   4 SW Van Horn 0.46 600 am 4/20 cocorahs
   11 NE Salt Flat 0.45 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   9 WSW Cornudas 0.39 612 am 4/20 cocorahs
   1 SW Dell City 0.34 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   Frenchman canyon 0.28 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   7 E Indian hot Sprin 0.28 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   15 SSE Sierra Blanca 0.28 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   13 N Sierra Blanca 0.19 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   9 ESE Salt Flat 0.18 734 am 4/20 mesonet


New Mexico

... Dona Ana County...
   3 se Chaparral 0.23 802 am 4/20 mesonet
   18 NE wsmr main Post 0.20 800 am 4/20 mesonet
   7 ESE Hatch 0.19 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   Condron field 0.15 800 am 4/20 mesonet
   Chaparral 0.14 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   11 NE Organ 0.12 701 am 4/20 mesonet
   5 NW Santa Teresa 0.10 900 am 4/20 cocorahs
   1 se Santa Teresa 0.08 800 am 4/20 cocorahs
   5 NE Las Cruces 0.08 754 am 4/20 mesonet
   1 se wsmr main Post 0.07 800 am 4/20 mesonet
   wsmr main Post 0.06 800 am 4/20 mesonet
   6 NE Las Cruces 0.06 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   2 WNW Las Cruces 0.05 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   1 S Las Cruces 0.05 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   1 W Las Cruces 0.05 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   4 SW Las Cruces 0.05 645 am 4/20 cocorahs
   4 NNE Las Cruces 0.05 800 am 4/20 cocorahs
   1 NNW Mesilla 0.05 805 am 4/20 mesonet
   1 ESE Las Cruces 0.05 800 am 4/20 cocorahs
   4 SSW Las Cruces 0.04 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   Dripping Springs 0.04 726 am 4/20 mesonet
   3 E talavera 0.04 757 am 4/20 mesonet
   1 NNW Santa Teresa 0.04 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   1 SW Las Cruces 0.04 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   1 SW Santa Teresa 0.04 630 am 4/20 cocorahs
   5 WNW Las Cruces 0.04 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   1 NE La Union 0.04 748 am 4/20 mesonet
   2 WSW Las Cruces 0.03 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   2 E talavera 0.03 801 am 4/20 mesonet
   2 ENE Las Cruces 0.03 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   1 NE Las Cruces 0.03 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   3 SSE Las Cruces 0.03 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   3 SSW Las Cruces 0.03 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   San Augustin Pass 0.02 800 am 4/20 mesonet
   4 SSE Las Cruces 0.02 630 am 4/20 cocorahs
   Twin Peaks 0.02 750 am 4/20 mesonet
   3 NW Las Cruces 0.02 630 am 4/20 cocorahs
   2 NE Las Cruces 0.02 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   2 NW Mesquite 0.02 803 am 4/20 mesonet
   2 ENE talavera 0.02 813 am 4/20 mesonet
   4 NW Las Cruces 0.01 800 am 4/20 mesonet
   4 W Las Cruces 0.01 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   4 NNW Las Cruces 0.01 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   2 se Las Cruces 0.01 500 am 4/20 cocorahs

... Grant County...
   1 SSW Pinos Altos 0.52 755 am 4/20 mesonet
   2 NE Silver City 0.52 804 am 4/20 mesonet
   12 E Redrock 0.51 759 am 4/20 mesonet
   3 se Silver City 0.49 800 am 4/20 cocorahs
   4 S Silver City 0.47 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   3 ESE Silver City 0.45 805 am 4/20 mesonet
   14 SSW Silver City 0.44 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   Silver City 0.44 600 am 4/20 cocorahs
   2 ENE Silver City 0.44 758 am 4/20 mesonet
   1 NE Silver City 0.44 758 am 4/20 mesonet
   4 se Mimbres 0.42 830 am 4/20 cocorahs
   Bayard 0.42 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   4 N Silver City 0.41 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   5 N Silver City 0.40 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   5 W Silver City 0.40 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   4 NW Silver City 0.39 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   6 N Silver City 0.39 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   3 SW Silver City 0.39 530 am 4/20 cocorahs
   3 NE Gila 0.37 801 am 4/20 mesonet
   1 WSW Silver City 0.37 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   Tyrone 0.37 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   3 N Bayard 0.37 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   24 SSW Silver City 0.36 800 am 4/20 cocorahs
   4 WSW Silver City 0.35 748 am 4/20 mesonet
   3 NNW Silver City 0.35 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   17 E san lorezno 0.33 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   3 ENE Gila 0.21 530 am 4/20 cocorahs
   9 ENE Hanover 0.21 530 am 4/20 cocorahs
   ksvc 0.20 755 am 4/20 mesonet
   2 NNW Silver City 0.15 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   Gila 0.15 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   6 NE cliff 0.14 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   2 NE cliff 0.11 800 am 4/20 cocorahs
   1 W Mule Creek 0.11 753 am 4/20 mesonet
   1 NNW Silver City 0.09 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   5 NNE Silver City 0.03 800 am 4/20 mesonet

... Hidalgo County...
   klsb 0.37 755 am 4/20 mesonet
   5 NNE Rodeo 0.32 800 am 4/20 cocorahs
   4 NE Granite Gap 0.28 757 am 4/20 mesonet
   15 SSW Hachita 0.23 740 am 4/20 mesonet
   3 se Rodeo 0.20 802 am 4/20 mesonet
   Antelope Wells 0.18 900 am 4/20 co-op observer
   2 N Rodeo 0.16 900 am 4/20 cocorahs
   26 SW Silver City 0.14 800 am 4/20 cocorahs

... Luna County...
   1 SSW sunshine 0.95 800 am 4/20 mesonet
   8 WSW Columbus 0.76 757 am 4/20 mesonet
   8 S Deming 0.59 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   11 N Deming 0.40 900 am 4/19 cocorahs
   10 ESE Hachita 0.35 800 am 4/19 cocorahs
   6 WSW Deming 0.33 643 am 4/20 cocorahs
   7 ESE Hachita 0.32 800 am 4/20 mesonet
   6 SSW Deming 0.32 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   8 SSW Deming 0.30 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   20 W Columbus 0.30 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   4 NNW Columbus 0.29 800 am 4/20 cocorahs
   4 se Deming 0.24 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   kdmn 0.22 753 am 4/20 mesonet
   9 se Deming 0.19 650 am 4/20 cocorahs
   19 NNE Deming 0.18 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   16 ESE Deming 0.18 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   1 SSW Deming 0.18 130 PM 4/19 cocorahs
   1 NW Columbus 0.18 800 am 4/20 cocorahs
   13 S Deming 0.12 800 am 4/19 cocorahs
   Columbus 0.02 800 am 4/19 cocorahs
   18 ESE Deming 0.02 800 am 4/19 cocorahs

... Otero County...
   3 NW Mayhill 1.15 753 am 4/20 mesonet
   3 WNW Mayhill 1.01 800 am 4/20 mesonet
   5 NE Cloudcroft 0.78 757 am 4/20 mesonet
   Cloudcroft 0.71 752 am 4/20 mesonet
   28 ENE Orogrande 0.67 737 am 4/20 mesonet
   4 SSE Mayhill 0.53 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   6 SW Cloudcroft 0.52 748 am 4/20 mesonet
   9 W Tularosa 0.43 800 am 4/20 mesonet
   Sunspot 0.42 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   2 S Cloudcroft 0.41 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   1 NNE Mayhill 0.40 701 am 4/20 mesonet
   4 E Cloudcroft 0.37 800 am 4/20 cocorahs
   4 SW Alamogordo 0.37 759 am 4/20 mesonet
   19 WNW Tularosa 0.34 800 am 4/20 mesonet
   5 WNW Mayhill 0.33 645 am 4/20 mesonet
   3 SSW Cloudcroft 0.31 804 am 4/20 mesonet
   3 S Alamogordo 0.28 749 am 4/20 mesonet
   1 S Sunspot 0.28 715 am 4/20 mesonet
   Mescalero 0.27 741 am 4/20 mesonet
   3 E Weed 0.25 605 am 4/20 mesonet
   1 E Cloudcroft 0.24 743 am 4/20 mesonet
   8 SSW Pinon 0.23 800 am 4/20 mesonet
   1 se High Rolls 0.23 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   7 NNW Alamogordo 0.22 830 am 4/20 cocorahs
   Tularosa 0.22 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   1 E Tularosa 0.21 800 am 4/20 cocorahs
   6 ENE La Luz 0.18 800 am 4/20 cocorahs
   2 NE Alamogordo 0.18 620 am 4/20 cocorahs
   3 NNE Alamogordo 0.15 730 am 4/20 cocorahs
   9 NE High Rolls 0.15 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   2 ENE Alamogordo 0.13 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   5 W High Rolls 0.13 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   3 NE White Sands Nat 0.13 800 am 4/20 mesonet
   2 SW Cloudcroft 0.12 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   Boles Acres 0.12 802 am 4/20 mesonet
   2 se Alamogordo 0.11 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   kalm 0.07 755 am 4/20 mesonet

... Sierra County...
   6 S Caballo 0.94 800 am 4/20 co-op observer
   Hillsboro 0.83 700 am 4/20 cocorahs
   16 NNW Northrup stri 0.68 800 am 4/20 mesonet
   Salinas Peak 0.33 800 am 4/20 mesonet
   ktcs 0.28 753 am 4/20 mesonet
   1 SSE Winston 0.20 800 am 4/20 cocorahs
   1 NE Elephant Butte 0.19 700 am 4/20 cocorahs


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