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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:15 AM MDT on July 31, 2014

Expires 7:15 AM EDT on July 31, 2014


The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
extreme east central Socorro County in central New Mexico
central Lincoln County in central New Mexico

* until 515 am MDT

* at 206 am MDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated
very heavy rain thunderstorms near White Oaks... or about 13
miles northeast of Carrizozo. The storms producing very heavy rain
were drifting slowly toward the southeast at speeds under 10 mph.
Expect dangerous water levels in the drainages descending from
Lone Mountain and Carrizo Mountain... including White Oaks Draw
and White Oaks Canyon downstream to Highway 54. Coyote Canyon
will also be impacted.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not drive into areas where water covers the roadway. Many flash
flood deaths occur in automobiles.

Both localized and distant heavy rainfall will create sudden and
dangerous flows in arroyos and over low water crossings.


Lat... Lon 3365 10556 3364 10566 3364 10605 3390 10605
      3389 10565




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:04 PM MDT on July 30, 2014


Preliminary rainfall reports across north and central New Mexico
for the last 10 hours.

... County... storm total time/date of
   location /inches/ measurement

... Bernalillo County...
   Sedillo 2 WNW 0.49 853 PM 7/30
   Ponderosa 2 NNW 0.37 1004 PM 7/30
      - Oak Flats RAWS.
   Albuquerque 5 S 0.07 1052 PM 7/30
      - kabq ASOS.

... Catron County...
   Luna 1 ENE 0.14 1007 PM 7/30
      - Luna RAWS.
   Mogollon 34 ESE 0.13 1013 PM 7/30
      - Gila center RAWS.
   Reserve 1 WNW 0.02 1008 PM 7/30
      - Reserve RAWS.

... Colfax County...
   Ute Park 3 N 0.56 1009 PM 7/30
      - Cimarron RAWS.

... Lincoln County...
   Arabela 2 S 0.73 400 PM 7/30
   Corona 10 E 0.54 700 PM 7/30

... Los Alamos County...
   bandelier natl Monument 3 NW 0.21 145 PM 7/30

... Mora County...
   Gascon 1 WNW 0.19 1004 PM 7/30
      - Bartley RAWS.

... San Miguel County...
   Las Vegas 6 NE 0.61 753 PM 7/30
      - klvs ASOS.

... Sandoval County...
   Frijoles 0.38 308 PM 7/30
      - tower RAWS.
   Frijoles 10 WNW 0.19 106 PM 7/30

... Socorro County...
   natl radio astronomy obs 16 SSE 0.12 403 PM 7/30
      - Magdalena RAWS.
   Contreras 1 ESE 0.03 1011 PM 7/30
      - Sevilleta RAWS.

... Taos County...
   Arroyo Hondo 5 S 0.13 530 PM 7/30
      - kskx AWOS.

... Torrance County...
   Mountainair 1 W 1.91 1005 PM 7/30
      - Mountainair RAWS.
   Abo 14 se 0.28 856 PM 7/30

... Valencia County...
   Belen 3 WSW 0.10 1015 PM 7/30
      - ke80 AWOS.

Preliminary peak thunderstorm wind gust reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 10 hours.

... County... wind speed time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... Bernalillo County...
   Albuquerque 5 S 46.0 951 PM 7/30
      - kabq ASOS.
   Albuquerque 5 ENE 42.0 815 PM 7/30
      - Academy and Wyoming

... Sandoval County...
   Santa Ana Pueblo 3 se 41.0 900 PM 7/30

... Socorro County...
   Bosque del Apache Refuge 28 se 46.0 1055 PM 7/30
   Contreras 1 ESE 45.0 1011 PM 7/30
      - Sevilleta RAWS.

... Torrance County...
   Mountainair 1 W 46.0 1005 PM 7/30
      - Mountainair RAWS.

Preliminary sustained wind reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 10 hours.

... County... wind speed time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... Bernalillo County...
   Albuquerque 5 S 35 952 PM 7/30
      - kabq ASOS.

... Socorro County...
   Contreras 1 ESE 31 1020 PM 7/30
      - Sevilleta RAWS.


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