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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 57 kts.
State NEW MEXICO
County/Area DONA ANA
WFO EPZ
Begin Date 10/20/2010 16:10:00 MST-7
Begin Range 18
Begin Azimuth NNE
Begin Location WHITE SANDS
Begin Lat/Lon 32.62/-106.38
End Date 10/20/2010 16:20:00 MST-7
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A strong cutoff low was located over far Southwest Arizona. The nose of a 100 knot jet was rounding the low and moving into Southern New Mexico and Far West Texas. A surface trough was also located near the Rio Grande Valley. All of these features combined to produce severe thunderstorms with hail to the size of baseballs reported.
Event Narrative Mesonet site located 18 miles north-northeast of White Sands Main Post reported wind gust of 66 mph.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 6.00K 0.00K
WHITE SANDS DONA ANA CO. NM 10/20/2010 16:10 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 57 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OROGRANDE OTERO CO. NM 10/20/2010 17:20 MST-7 Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
TURQUOISE OTERO CO. NM 10/20/2010 17:25 MST-7 Hail 2.75 in. 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
OROGRANDE OTERO CO. NM 10/20/2010 19:28 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 6.00K 0.00K