BERNALILLO County, New Mexico
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Flash Flood Watch
NMZ504-506>508-511-512-514-515-518-521>523-529-010300-
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NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
1217 PM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING AREAS...CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE
CRISTO MOUNTAINS...ESTANCIA VALLEY...JEMEZ MOUNTAINS...NORTHEAST
HIGHLANDS...NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS...SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS...
SANTA FE METRO AREA...SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE
9500 FEET...SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS...WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...WEST
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE IN PLACE AND PASSING DISTURBANCES ALOFT WILL
PRODUCE SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE
OF HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING. STORMS SHOULD BECOME MOST
WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE WEST AND NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN THE FOCUS SHOULD SHIFT TO THE CENTRAL AND NORTH
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT HIGHLANDS DURING THE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. SLOW STORM MOTIONS ARE EXPECTED WITH MOST CELLS
DRIFTING TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST OR SOUTH.

* LOCATIONS WHERE THE GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED FROM RECENT
RAINFALL WILL BE FAVORED FOR FLASH FLOODING. OTHER VULNERABLE
LOCATIONS WILL INCLUDE STEEP TERRAIN...URBAN AREAS AND BURN
SCARS. KEEP A WATCHFUL EYE ON ARROYOS AND SMALL STREAMS... AND
STAY OUT OF FLOODED LOW WATER CROSSINGS. MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS CLOSELY AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION IF A
WARNING OR ADVISORY IS ISSUED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH
FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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Flood Advisory
NMC001-006-031-043-010115-
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BERNALILLO-CIBOLA-MCKINLEY-SANDOVAL-
511 PM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED AN

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
NORTHWESTERN BERNALILLO COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
SOUTH CENTRAL SANDOVAL COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
NORTHEASTERN CIBOLA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
EAST CENTRAL MCKINLEY COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO

* UNTIL 715 PM MDT

* AT 508 PM MDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
HEAVY RAIN FROM A LINE OF STORMS ACROSS SOUTHWEST SANDOVAL
COUNTY EXTENDING SOUTHWESTWARD TOWARDS CEBOLLETITA AND LAGUNA
PUEBLO. COMMUNITIES SUCH AS MARQUEZ AND TOHAJIILEE WILL BE
IMPACTED. EXPECT RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 1 TO 1.75 INCHES.

* STRONG FLOWS AND HIGH WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED IN ARROYOS...SMALL
STREAMS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS. RAPID RUNOFF CAN ALSO BE
EXPECTED IMMEDIATELY OVER AND DOWNSTREAM FROM WILDFIRE BURN SCARS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOTH LOCALIZED AND DISTANT HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CREATE DANGEROUS FLOWS
IN ARROYOS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE
THROUGH THESE WATERS. WATER IN ARROYOS MAY TRAVEL MANY MILES AND TAKE
HOURS TO REACH YOUR LOCATION FROM UPSTREAM RAIN AREAS.

&&

LAT...LON 3572 10716 3551 10673 3495 10714 3496 10718
3515 10762

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