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flood advisory072017The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Northeastern Grant County in south central New Mexico...
Southwestern Sierra County in north central New Mexico...

* Until 845 PM MDT

* At 516 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
Close to one inch of rain has already fallen in the area as
indicated by a spotter.

* Warning for Silver City and Little Walnut Village. Emergency alert was sent out

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Silver City...
City Of Rocks State Park...
Bayard...
Santa Clara...
Hurley...
Hanover...
Arenas Valley...
Pinos Altos...
Cobre...
Faywood...
North Hurley...
Fort Bayard...
and Little Walnut Village.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.