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NWS Flash Flood Warning over and downstream of Silver Fire

FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
157 PM MDT SAT JUL 6 2013THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN GRANT COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 745 PM MDT* AT 152 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED   
  SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE WEST   
  AND EAST SLOPES OF THE BLACK RANGE. RAINFALL AND RUNOFF ARE LIKELY
  TO INUNDATE SMALL STREAMS AND ARROYOS OVER AND DOWNSTREAM OF THE   
  SILVER FIRE BURN SCAR.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SAN LORENZO...
  CAMP THUNDERBIRD...
  SHERMAN...
  SAN JUAN...
  MIMBRES...
  IRON CREEK CAMPGROUND...
  ROCKY CANYON CAMPGROUND...
  BLACK CANYON CAMPGROUNDS...

FLOODING IS LIKELY TO DEVELOP IN LOW WATER CROSSINGS ALONG THE
FOLLOWING ROADS...

STATE HIGHWAY 152 BETWEEN SAN LORENZO AND EMORY PASS.
STATE HIGHWAY 35 BETWEEN SAN LORENZO AND CAMP THUNDERBIRD.
FOREST ROAD 150 BETWEEN HIGHWAY 35 AND ROCKY CANYON CAMPGROUND.
STATE HIGHWAY 61 BETWEEN SAN LORENZO AND SHERMAN.RUNOFF MAY TAKE SOME TIME TO REACH THESE LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

DEBRIS  JAMS MAY EXACERBATE FLOODING IN SOME AREAS.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. IT ONLY TAKES A FEW
INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

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