The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 9 p.m. for parts of New Mexico.
There is a tornado warning for Chaves County until 4:45 p.m. There is also a tornado warning in Otero County until 7:15 p.m.
Nickle sized hail and 60 mph winds are also headed for the Albuquerque metro area. People should stay inside until the storm passes.