NWS: Thunderstorm Warning for Otero & Bent County Until 7:30 pm

Description: The National Weather Service Office of Pueblo Announced A Thunderstorm Warning for Northeastern Otero County in Southeast Colorado until 7 p.m. (Otero County Maintenance Shops with Lightning Strike September 12, 2021)

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
620 PM MDT Tue Sep 14 2021

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  East central Otero County in southeastern Colorado...
  Western Bent County in southeastern Colorado...

* Until 730 PM MDT.

* At 618 PM MDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from near North La Junta to near Blue Lake, moving east
  at 30 mph.

  HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

  SOURCE...La Junta automated weather sensor measured 70 mph winds.

  IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect considerable
           tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes,
           roofs, and outbuildings.

* Severe thunderstorms will be near...
  Blue Lake around 625 PM MDT.

Other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include
Hasty.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Wind damage with these storms will occur before any rain or
lightning. Do not wait for the sound of thunder before taking cover.
SEEK SHELTER IMMEDIATELY inside a sturdy structure and stay away from
windows.

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LAT...LON 3775 10309 3821 10286 3825 10334 3801 10359
      3782 10354
TIME...MOT...LOC 0018Z 278DEG 24KT 3797 10348 3824 10331

THUNDERSTORM DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE
HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE...1.00 IN
WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX WIND GUST...70 MPH