The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Quay County
that remains in effect until 9 p.m.
The warning is in effect for extreme central Quay and southeastern Harding
counties and extreme Southeastern San Miguel County, according to the NWS.
At 8:21 p.m., the NWS stated that Doppler radar continued to indicate that
a line of storms were capable of producing. a tornado.
Tornado producing storms were predicted to be near Tucumcari
around 8:30 p.m. and around Logan at 8:45 p.m.
This is a very dangerous storm .. seek shelter immediately,
the NWS advised.
A tornado watch remains in effect until 9 p.m.for eastern New Mexico.
The NWS also issued a flood advsiory until 11 p.m.and advised that strong storms were
possible throughout the evening.
Flood Advsiory: Rainfall rates of onehalf an inch will persist throughout
the region.High water flows are possible
along Highway 104 near Conchas River.
The NWS said strong flow and high water levels are expected in arroyos, small
streams and over low water crossings.
Durng heavy rains, keep water and pets away from arroyos and drainage canals.
Never cross water on foot, the NWS said.
Isolated severe thunderstorms: Storms capable of producing large hail,
damaging winds and flooding rains are possible over East-Central and Northeast
New Mexico the remainder of the evening, the NWS said.
Tornado watch in effect in Quay County
Published: Wednesday, May 28th, 2008
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