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Flash Flood Advisory 070813 2 p.m.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHERN GRANT COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 415 PM MDT

* AT 208 PM MDT...

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED AS MUCH AS SIX-TENTHS OF AN INCH OF RAIN WITH HEAVY
  RAINFALL OCCURRING OVER U.S. 180 BETWEEN TYRONE AND GILA.

FLOODING
  AT LOW WATER CROSSINGS IS POSSIBLE.  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF
  ONE-HALF INCH OR MORE IS POSSIBLE OVER THE ADVISORY AREA ALONG    
  WITH ONE-HALF INCH HAIL AND 35 MPH WIND GUSTS THROUGH 330 PM.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SILVER CITY...
  SAN LORENZO...
  LAKE ROBERTS...
  BUCKHORN...
  RIVERSIDE...
  CAMP THUNDERBIRD...
  SHERMAN...
  SAN JUAN...
  MANGAS SPRINGS...
  LITTLE WALNUT VILLAGE...
  BILL EVANS LAKE...
  SAPILLO CAMPGROUND...
  MCMILLAN CAMPGROUND...
  CHERRY CREEK CAMPGROUND...

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
OCCUR...

ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER CROSSINGS.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN.

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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