Golf Ball Size Hail In NW El Paso Last Night - Severe T-Storms Possible Today!
Tuesday, April 26, 2022, At 10:47 PM MDT.
(Tuesday, April 26, 2022).
(As Of 8:30 AM MDT Wednesday).
Severe Thunderstorms In Northwest El Paso Last Night.
A cluster of thunderstorms moved out of northern Mexico, southwest of El Paso, and northeastward into northwestern El Paso around 10:30 PM MDT last night. A severe thunderstorm warning was issued by the Santa Teresa/El Paso National Weather Service Office for southcentral Dona Ana and northwestern El Paso Counties at 10:38 PM MDT last night.
Spotters reported hail ranging in size from quarters (1" diameter) to golf balls (13/4" diameter) in the northwestern parts of the city. Rainfall totals ranged from around .20" to .50" of an inch.
Severe T-Storms Possible Today!
A few dryline thunderstorms are forecast for the area this afternoon and evening. A few of these may develop into slow-moving supercells and produce marginally severe hail to severe hail and damaging thunderstorm wind gusts in excess of 58 mph. Frequent deadly cloud-to-ground lightning will accompany any thunderstorms that form. Locally moderate to heavy rainfall is also possible with the strongest of these thunderstorms. Widespread rainfall is not expected.
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