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New Mexico, Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County

Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 6:52 PM MDT on August 20, 2017


The National Weather Service in Midland has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
southern Eddy County in southeastern New Mexico...

* until 1045 PM MDT

* at 651 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the warned
area. Flash flooding is already occurring.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Carlsbad, Loving, Avalon, Living Desert State Park, Carlsbad north,
Malaga, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Whites City, Brantley Lake
State Park, Lake Avalon, Otis and Cavern City Air Terminal.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Remain alert for flooding even in locations not receiving rain.
Arroyos, streams, and rivers can become raging killer currents in a
matter of minutes, even from distant rainfall.

Flooding is occurring or is imminent. It is important to know where
you are relative to streams, rivers, or creeks which can become
killers in heavy rains. Campers and hikers should avoid streams or
creeks.


Lat... Lon 3254 10461 3261 10381 3253 10382 3252 10372
      3200 10372 3200 10398 3201 10461


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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:44 PM MDT on August 20, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on August 21, 2017


The National Weather Service in Midland has issued a

* Arroyo and small stream flood advisory for...
southern Eddy County in southeastern New Mexico...

* until 845 PM MDT

* at 544 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause Arroyo and small stream flooding in
the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Carlsbad, Loving, Queen, Avalon, Living Desert State Park, Malaga,
Seven Rivers Airport, Brantley Lake State Park, Seven Rivers,
Carlsbad north, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Whites City,
Lincoln National Forest, Otis, Cavern City Air Terminal and Lake
Avalon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Flooding is occurring or is imminent. It is important to know where
you are relative to streams, rivers, or creeks which can become
killers in heavy rains. Campers and hikers should avoid streams or
creeks.


Lat... Lon 3258 10476 3265 10390 3200 10372 3200 10482


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630 PM CDT sun Aug 20 2017 /530 PM MDT sun Aug 20 2017/

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...

* through Monday morning

* heavy rainfall enhanced by terrain will result in the threat of
flash flooding of arroyos and small streams. Urban flash
flooding will also be possible within cities and towns.

* Dont drive into areas where water covers the Road. The water may
be deeper than it appears and less than a foot of rushing water
can float many vehicles. If you encounter water flowing across a
roadway, turn around, don't drown.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:44 PM MDT on August 20, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on August 21, 2017


The National Weather Service in Midland has issued a

* Arroyo and small stream flood advisory for...
southern Eddy County in southeastern New Mexico...

* until 845 PM MDT

* at 544 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause Arroyo and small stream flooding in
the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Carlsbad, Loving, Queen, Avalon, Living Desert State Park, Malaga,
Seven Rivers Airport, Brantley Lake State Park, Seven Rivers,
Carlsbad north, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Whites City,
Lincoln National Forest, Otis, Cavern City Air Terminal and Lake
Avalon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Flooding is occurring or is imminent. It is important to know where
you are relative to streams, rivers, or creeks which can become
killers in heavy rains. Campers and hikers should avoid streams or
creeks.


Lat... Lon 3258 10476 3265 10390 3200 10372 3200 10482


29



630 PM CDT sun Aug 20 2017 /530 PM MDT sun Aug 20 2017/

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...

* through Monday morning

* heavy rainfall enhanced by terrain will result in the threat of
flash flooding of arroyos and small streams. Urban flash
flooding will also be possible within cities and towns.

* Dont drive into areas where water covers the Road. The water may
be deeper than it appears and less than a foot of rushing water
can float many vehicles. If you encounter water flowing across a
roadway, turn around, don't drown.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



Rhluchan


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