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Urban and Arroyo, as well as Flood Warning in effect until 7 p.m.

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FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
324 PM MDT FRI JUL 12 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 615 PM MDT

* AT 322 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE      
  WARNED AREA. MESONET AND SPOTTER REPORTS INDICATE 1 TO 1.5 INCHES  
  OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ON THE NORTH SIDE OF SILVER CITY...WHICH IS IN  
  THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. EVEN IF THE RAIN LETS UP IN THE NEXT 20     
  MINUTES... RUNOFF IS LIKELY TO LEAD TO SEVERE URBAN FLOODING IN    
  PARTS OF SILVER CITY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SILVER CITY...
  LITTLE WALNUT VILLAGE...
  TYRONE...
  PINOS ALTOS...
  HURLEY...
  FORT BAYARD...
  SANTA CLARA...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

 

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND ARROYO FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL GRANT COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 700 PM MDT

* AT 302 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED     THUNDERSTORMS WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA.          MESONET OBSERVATIONS INDICATED OVER 0.70 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN

  IN ABOUT 30 MINUTES IN PARTS OF SILVER CITY...WITH RADAR           
  INDICATING UP TO ONE INCH IN OTHER AREAS. RADAR ALSO INDICATES     
  STORMS ARE BUILDING BACK TO THE WEST CLOSER TO BAYARD AND HURLEY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SILVER CITY...
  MANGAS SPRINGS...
  LITTLE WALNUT VILLAGE...
  ARENAS VALLEY...
  COBRE...
  FIERRO...
  HANOVER...
  NORTH HURLEY...
  WHITE SIGNAL...
  TYRONE...
  MCMILLAN CAMPGROUND...
  CHERRY CREEK CAMPGROUND...


SPOTTERS HAVE REPORTED HAIL UP TO A HALF INCH IN DIAMETER WITH THESE
STORMS.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
OCCUR...ESPECIALLY IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. HAIL MAY CLOG DRAINAGES
CAUSING OTHER FLOODING.

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