Flood Advisory central Grant /County 080222


* WHAT...Arroyo and small stream flooding caused by excessive
rainfall is expected.

* WHERE...A portion of southwest New Mexico, including the following
county, Grant.

* WHEN...Until 445 PM MDT.

* IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas.
River or stream flows are elevated.

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Flash flood warnings and advisories in effect near Black Fire burn scar through this afternoon 072922

Three flash flood warning or advisories have arrived in the Beat's inbox. All are tiny slivers of land in Grant County that may be prone to flooding from the Black Fire burn scar in the northeastern part of the county. Do not cross flooded roads and stay away from low areas, washes or canyons. Be safe. 

Time Extended: Flash flood warning today 072722

flash flood warning 072722Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
1213 PM MDT Wed Jul 27 2022

The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Northeastern Grant County in southwestern New Mexico...

* Until 500 PM MDT.

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Removed: Virden area alert - low water crossing are running 072622

NM 92 is clear of flooding, removed from NM Roads.

ALERT – Virden Area
NM 92 from milepost 0 to 5 low water crossings are running. When the roadway is flooded do not cross and seek an alternate route. NMDOT will notify as conditions change.

Flood advisories scattered about the county 072522

Be careful out there, but the Beat is not posting every little tiny sliver of the county that is under flood advisories. 

If you live downstream from burn scars take extra caution. 

Yes, the county is having thunderstorms and rain, so use common sense. Do not cross flooded roads. Turn around, don't drown. And don't go wandering around outside when it's lightning. If it gets windy secure your outdoor furniture.

Be safe!

Dust Advisory tis evening 072322

dust advisory 072322The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a

* Dust Advisory for...
Southern Grant County in southwestern New Mexico...
Central Luna County in southwestern New Mexico...
West central Dona Ana County in south central New Mexico...

* Until 930 PM MDT.

* At 830 PM MDT, an area of blowing dust was moving north through
Luna and western Dona Ana county. This area of dust will reduce
visibility along Interstate 10 between Las Cruces and Separ.

HAZARD...Less than one mile visibility.

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Strong thunderstorm in west central Grant County 072022

strong thunderstorm 072022Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley NM-
Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range NM-Upper Gila River Valley NM-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley NM-
546 PM MDT Wed Jul 20 2022

...A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of west central Grant
and north central Hidalgo Counties through 630 PM MDT...

At 546 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7
miles northeast of Redrock, moving southwest at 15 mph.

HAZARD...Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph and half inch hail.

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Severe thunderstorm warning 072022

severe thunderstorm warning 072022Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service El Paso TX
456 PM MDT Wed Jul 20 2022

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Northwestern Grant County in southwestern New Mexico...

* Until 545 PM MDT.

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