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New Mexico, Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:43 AM MDT on July 02, 2015

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 03, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 2 PM MDT this afternoon through
this evening...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of north and central nm...
including the following areas... Central Highlands... Curry
County... De Baca County... east slopes Sangre de Cristo
Mountains... eastern San Miguel County... Estancia valley... far
northeast Highlands... Guadalupe County... Harding County... Jemez
Mountains... middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro area...
northeast Highlands... northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500
feet/Red River... northwest Highlands... Quay County... Roosevelt
County... Sandia/Manzano Mountains... Santa Fe Metro area... south
Central Highlands... southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet...
west Central Highlands... west central mountains and west slopes
Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

* From 2 PM MDT this afternoon through this evening

* a very moist and unstable atmosphere along with strong afternoon
heating will lead to the development of numerous showers and
thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. This activity will
move slowly southward over the area and produce locally heavy
rainfall... increasing the threat for flash flooding.

* Wildfire burn scar areas and urban drainage basins will be the
most susceptible to flash flooding through this evening. A few
areas may receive up to 1.5 inches of rain... with even higher
amounts possible where storms repeatedly impact the same area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to
flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash
flood warnings be issued.


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Alabama - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Alaska - Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Dense Smoke Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Florida - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Beach Hazard Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning
Kentucky - Flash Flood Watch
Louisiana - Record Report
Maryland - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - Record Report
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
Nevada - Record Report
New Mexico - Flash Flood Watch
North Carolina - Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Ohio - Public Information Statement
Oregon - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Tennessee - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Record Report
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Flash Flood Watch
Washington - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Record Report