'Very Dangerous' Thunderstorm Brings Hail and Wind to Clovis, New Mexico

A severe thunderstorm traveled through eastern New Mexico on Wednesday, May 24, bringing large hail and heavy rainfall.

This footage by L Alan Mason shows intense rain and hail falling on a gas station in Clovis, New Mexico.

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Clovis and surrounding communities, alerting residents of two-inch hail, winds of up to 80 mph, and even the possibility of a tornado. The NWS said the storm was very dangerous and life-threatening, and urged residents to seek shelter immediately. Clovis was also under a flash flood warning.

Eastern New Mexico could continue to see severe weather until Saturday, the NWS said. Credit: L. Alan Mason via Storyful

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