Flood Watch
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa Nm
241 Pm Mdt Wed Jul 30 2014

...Heavy Rains With Flash Flooding Potential For Thursday Through
Saturday Morning...

.A Moist And Unstable Air Mass Is In Place Over Southern New
Mexico And Far West Texas. Portions Of The Area Have Already
Received Heavy Rainfall...Resulting Saturated Soil Conditions. A
Frontal Boundary Is Expected To Move Into The Region Tonight And
Help Initiate Further Shower And Thunderstorm Development In The
Area. With Abundant Moisture In Place...Storms Will Be Able To
Produce Heavy Rainfall. Excessive Rain Runoff Will Have The
Potential To Produce Flooding Along Drainages...Arroyos And Small
Streams. Additionally...Poorly Drained Low Lying Areas And Roads
Will See Increased Ponding Of Water. This Moist Rainy Pattern Will
Persist Through Saturday For All Areas And Will Continue Over
Portions Of Southwest New Mexico Again On Sunday.

Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Central Tularosa Basin-
Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Including The Cities Of...Silver City...Lake Roberts...Kingston...
Fort Bayard...Mimbres...Faywood...Hurley...Grant County Airport...
Hillsboro...Winston...Truth Or Consequences...Derry...Spaceport...
Garfield...Hatch...Radium Springs...Alamogordo...Tularosa...
White Sands Monument...Orogrande...
White Sands Range Headquarters...Chaparral...Mescalero...
Mountain Park...Timberon...Cloudcroft...Sunspot...Apache Summit...
Mayhill...Sacramento...Pinon...Crow Flats
241 Pm Mdt Wed Jul 30 2014

...Flash Flood Watch In Effect From Thursday Morning Through
Saturday Morning...

The National Weather Service In El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa Has
Issued A

* Flash Flood Watch For A Portion Of Nm...Including The
Following Areas...Central Tularosa Basin...East Slopes
Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet...Eastern Black Range
Foothills...Northern Dona Ana County...Otero Mesa...Sacramento
Mountains Above 7500 Feet...Sierra County Lakes...Southern
Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley...Southern Gila Highlands/Black
Range...Southern Tularosa Basin And West Slopes Sacramento
Mountains Below 7500 Feet.


* From Thursday Morning Through Saturday Morning

* Saturated Soil Conditions From Previous Rains Combined With
Expected Heavy Rainfall Over The Next 3 Days Will Generate
Excessive Rain Runoff With A Potential For Flash Flooding Along
Drainages...Small Streams...Arroyos And Low Lying Areas.

* Normally Dry Arroyos And Streams Could Be Quickly Filled With
Fast Moving Water...Mud And Debris. Low Water Crossing Roadways
Could Become Impassable. Flooding Of Poorly Drained Streets And
Intersections Is Possible For Urban Areas.

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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