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Grant County Flash Flood Watch from 8/26/2014 12:00 PM to 8/27/2014 6:00 AM MDT

Urgent - Immediate Broadcast Requested
Flood Watch
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/santa Teresa Nm
513 Am Mdt Tue Aug 26 2014

...Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Will Be Possible Today and Tonight...

.Abundant Moisture Was Pushing into the Region This Morning. This Moisture Will Combine with An Upper Level Storm System Passing Through the Rocky Mountains to Help Generate Numerous Thunderstorms This Afternoon and Evening. with the Excessive Moisture in Place Thunderstorms Will Be Very Efficient Rain Producers and Will Be Capable of Rainfall Totals of 1 to 3 Inches Of Rain in An Hour. This Excessive Rain Could Lead to Flash Flooding...especially of Normally Dry Arroyos...low Water Crossings and Other Flood Prone Areas. the Threat for Flash Flooding Will Lessen as We Move into the Morning Hours on Wednesday.



Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/mesilla Valley-
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-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
Including the Cities Of...gila Hot Springs...buckhorn...
Mule Creek...cliff...silver City...lake Roberts...kingston...
Fort Bayard...mimbres...faywood...hurley...grant County Airport...
Antelope Wells...cloverdale...deming...columbus...hillsboro...
Winston...truth or Consequences...derry...spaceport...garfield...
Hatch...radium Springs...las Cruces...vado...sunland Park...
Alamogordo...tularosa...white Sands Monument...orogrande...
White Sands Range Headquarters...chaparral...mescalero...
Mountain Park...timberon...cloudcroft...sunspot...apache Summit...
Mayhill...sacramento...pinon...crow Flats...downtown...
West El Paso...upper Valley...fort Bliss...socorro...
East and Northeast El Paso...hueco Tanks...loma Linda...
Dell City...cornudas...salt Flat...sierra Blanca...fabens...
Tornillo...fort Hancock
513 Am Mdt Tue Aug 26 2014

...Flash Flood Watch in Effect from Noon Mdt Today through Late

The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/santa Teresa Has
Issued A

* Flash Flood Watch for Portions of NM and TX...including The
Following Areas...in NM...Otero...Sierr...Dona
Ana...Luna...Grant and Hidalgo Counties and in Texas...el Paso
and Hudspeth Counties.

* from Noon Mdt Today through Late Tonight

* Abundant Moisture Is Moving into the Region Today and Will
Combine with An Upper Level Storm System Moving through The
Rocky Mountains. These to Factors Will Lead to Numerous
Thunderstorms that Will Be Capable of Producing Heavy Rain And
Flooding This Afternoon and Evening for Southern New Mexico And
Far West Texas.

* 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 Ares. in Addition Parts Of
the Watch also Contain Several Flood Sensitive Burn Scars.
People Living below These Burn Scars or in Flood Prone Areas
Should Be Prepared to Take Action if Rising Water Is Seen.

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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