arroyo flood 081318The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a

* Arroyo and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
Central Grant County in south central New Mexico...

* Until 630 PM MDT.

* At 428 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause arroyo and small stream flooding in the advisory area. From one to two inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Santa Clara...
Arenas Valley...
Fort Bayard...
Mainly eastern sections of Silver City...
Bayard...
And the highway connecting Silver City and Bayard.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remain alert for flooding even in locations not receiving rain.
Arroyos, streams, and rivers can become raging killer currents in a
matter of minutes, even from distant rainfall.