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New Mexico, De Baca County

Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:37 PM MDT on July 02, 2015

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 03, 2015


The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a

* Arroyo and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
southeastern De Baca County in east central New Mexico...
northeastern Chaves County in southeastern New Mexico...
western Roosevelt County in east central New Mexico...

* until 630 PM MDT

* at 431 PM MDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated
heavy rain due to a line of thunderstorms stretching from near
Taiban through Kenna and south towards Caprock. Rainfall rates
exceeding one inch an hour were indicated by radar... with some of
the heaviest rain along State Road 294 south of Taiban. The storms
were moving slowly south... and outflow boundaries were spawning
additional storm development in the area.

* Locations impacted include...
Elida... Taiban... Kenna... Elkins and Tolar.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely.


Lat... Lon 3359 10337 3357 10343 3357 10372 3346 10373
      3336 10402 3359 10407 3391 10422 3443 10432
      3459 10381 3405 10371 3365 10337



323 PM MDT Thu Jul 2 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight MDT tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues 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.

* Until midnight MDT tonight

* a very moist and unstable atmosphere along with afternoon
heating has led to the development of numerous showers and
thunderstorms with heavy rainfall. This activity will move
slowly southward over the area and increase the threat for
flash flooding through this evening.

* Wildfire burn scar areas... steep terrain... and urban drainage
basins will be the most susceptible to flash flooding through
this evening. A few areas may pick up to 2 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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Florida - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
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Idaho - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Beach Hazard Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement
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