Severe thunderstorm warnings issued for New Mexico counties

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A severe thunderstorm is impacting parts of Quay and Curry County in New Mexico Wednesday evening. 

A tornado-producing storm was located near Grady, or 29 miles north of Clovis, moving east at 5 mph.

KOB 4 received reports of damaging, ping pong ball-sized hail in Clovis. This storm has potential for tornados, people in the area should seek shelter.

Flash flood warnings were also issued Wednesday for the Hermits Peak/Calf Canyon burn scar area.

This tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of east-central Quay and northeastern Curry counties with wind gusts up to 80 mph.

The warning remains in effect for southeast New Mexico until 11 p.m. Wednesday.

Watch the video above for more from Chief Meteorologist Eddie Garcia.