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Flood Advisory for Grant County 080114

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Flood Advisory For... Grant County In South Central New Mexico... Northwestern Hidalgo County In Southwest New Mexico... West Central Sierra County In North Central New Mexico...

* Until 630 Pm Mdt

* At 426 Pm Mdt...National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated Thunderstorms With Heavy Rainfall Across The Advisory Area. Doppler Radar Estimated From .6 To 1.0 Inches Of Rain Had Fallen In The Last Hour Over Many Areas.

* Locations Impacted Include... Silver City... Redrock... Lake Roberts... Gila Hot Springs... Buckhorn... Georgetown... Cooney... Riverside... Camp Thunderbird... Mangas Springs... Bear Canyon Lake... Rocky Canyon Campground... Black Canyon Campgrounds... Sapillo Campground...

Runoff From This Excessive Rainfall Will Cause Minor Flooding ToOccur...Especially Along Small Streams And Near Low Water Crossings.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...

Flooding Is Occurring Or Is Imminent. It Is Important To Know WhereYou Are Relative To Streams...Rivers...Or Creeks Which Can BecomeKillers In Heavy Rains. Campers And Hikers Should Avoid Streams OrCreeks And Move To Higher Ground.

In Hilly Terrain There Are Hundreds Of Low Water Crossings Which ArePotentially Dangerous In Heavy Rain. Do Not Attempt To Travel AcrossFlooded Roads. It Only Takes A Few Inches Of Swiftly Flowing Water ToCarry Vehicles Away.

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