CATRON County, New Mexico
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Flash Flood Watch
NMZ501-502-505>509-518-519-521>523-532-533-030545-
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NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
243 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NM...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...CHUSKA MOUNTAINS...EASTERN SAN MIGUEL
COUNTY...ESTANCIA VALLEY...GUADALUPE COUNTY...MIDDLE RIO GRANDE
VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA...NORTHWEST PLATEAU...SAN FRANCISCO
RIVER VALLEY...SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS...SANTA FE METRO AREA...
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS...WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...WEST CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS AND WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT

* A VERY MOIST AIRMASS REMAINS IN PLACE AND THIS WILL SUPPORT
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS...PRIMARILY OVER CENTRAL TO
NORTHWESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. PERIODS OF HEAVY
RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING WITH RAINFALL RATES COMMONLY
APPROACHING 1 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR.

* LOCALES THAT WILL BE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE
THOSE AROUND STEEP TERRAIN...URBAN DRAINAGES...AND AREAS THAT
HAVE RECENTLY EXPERIENCED HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS.

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
NMC003-030115-
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CATRON-
423 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
SOUTHWESTERN CATRON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 715 PM MDT

* AT 420 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS MOVING UP THE WEST SLOPE OF THE
MOGOLLON MOUNTAINS. HAZARDOUS WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED IN DEEP
CREEK...MINERAL CREEK AND WHITEWATER CREEK FROM THEIR HEADWATERS
TO THE SAN FRANCISCO RIVER.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GLENWOOD...MOGOLLON AND ALMA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RUNOFF FROM RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED WATER LEVELS WITHIN
VULNERABLE DRAINAGES IN AND DOWNSTREAM OF THE WESTERN WHITEWATER
BALDY FIRE BURN AREA.

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 3347 10878 3351 10866 3341 10864 3330 10864
3333 10873 3332 10878 3332 10886 3330 10891
3336 10893 3343 10894 3346 10893

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