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Texas, Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor

Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:37 PM MDT on September 17, 2014

Expires 7:30 AM EDT on September 18, 2014


The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
El Paso County in southwest Texas...
Hudspeth County in southwest Texas...
south central Dona Ana County in south central New Mexico...

* until 530 am MDT Thursday/630 am CDT/

* at 1128 PM MDT/1228 am CDT/... National Weather Service Doppler
radar indicated slow moving thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall
across the warned area.

* Locations impacted include...
Mission Valley...
east El Paso...
northeast El Paso...
west El Paso...
Sunland Park...
Horizon City...
Fabens...
central El Paso...
Sierra Blanca...
Fort Hancock...
Colonia del paso...
lake way estates...
Franklin Mountains State Park...
Quitman canyon...

Emergency flood operations continue.

The heavy rainfall will slowly abate and move eastward tonight
however the effects of this serious flooding in terms of Road closures
and overall damage will persist overnight into the early morning
hours.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. If flash flooding is observed act quickly. Do
not enter the water. Turn around and move up to higher ground to
escape flood waters.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of urban
drainage basins... highways... streets and underpasses as well as other
poor drainage areas and low lying areas.

Continue to monitor weather and Road conditions via NOAA Weather Radio and
the TV and radio media along with social media.


Lat... Lon 3103 10559 3109 10562 3115 10577 3138 10600
      3139 10609 3146 10621 3174 10641 3178 10667
      3197 10675 3197 10495 3064 10494




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:48 PM MDT on September 17, 2014

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on September 18, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am CDT /6 am MDT/
Thursday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast New Mexico and southwest Texas...
including the following areas... in southeast New Mexico...
central Lea County... Eddy County plains... Guadalupe Mountains
of Eddy County... northern Lea County and southern Lea County.
In southwest Texas... Guadalupe Mountains and Van Horn and
Highway 54 corridor.

* Until 7 am CDT /6 am MDT/ Thursday

* abundant moisture from the remnants of Tropical Storm Odile
will move into the region through tonight... increasing the
chances for showers and thunderstorms producing heavy rainfall
on already saturated soils. One inch of rainfall is possible
in these areas... with locally higher amounts over 2 inches
possible.

* Flooding of creeks... arroyos... low water crossings... and city
streets will be possible.

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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Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Record Report
Maine - Freeze Watch
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory
Michigan - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Minnesota - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Missouri - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Special Statement , Record Report
New Hampshire - Freeze Watch
New Mexico - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
New York - Freeze Watch
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Ohio - Record Report
Oklahoma - Special Statement
Oregon - Record Report
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Utah - Record Report
Vermont - Freeze Watch
Wisconsin - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Wyoming - Record Report
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