Grant County, New Mexico
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Flash Flood Watch
NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-192200-
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Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
Including the cities of Cliff, Buckhorn, Gila Hot Springs,
Mule Creek, Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston, Fort Bayard,
Mimbres, Hurley, Faywood, Grant County Airport, Lordsburg,
Red Rock, Virden, Antelope Wells, Animas, Hachita, Cloverdale,
Deming, Columbus, Hillsboro, Winston, Truth Or Consequences,
Derry, Spaceport, Garfield, Hatch, Radium Springs, Las Cruces,
Vado, Sunland Park, Alamogordo, Tularosa, White Sands Monument,
Chaparral, Orogrande, White Sands Range Headquarters, Mescalero,
Timberon, Mountain Park, Cloudcroft, Sunspot, Apache Summit,
Mayhill, Pinon, Sacramento, Crow Flats, Downtown El Paso,
West El Paso, Upper Valley, East and Northeast El Paso, Socorro,
Fort Bliss, Hueco Tanks, Loma Linda, Cornudas, Dell City,
Salt Flat, Sierra Blanca, Fabens, Fort Hancock, Tornillo,
and Indian Hot Springs
627 AM MDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of New Mexico and southwest
Texas, including the following areas, for the following counties
in New Mexico, Otero, Luna, Dona Ana, Sierra, Grant and Hidalgo
and the counties of El Paso and Hudspeth in far west Texas.

* From this evening through late Sunday night

* Abundant moisture will help fuel numerous showers and
thunderstorms Saturday night and Sunday that will be capable
of rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches of rain in an hour which
could lead to flash flooding.

* Flooding may close roads and in isolated cases could get into
some buildings. If you witness flooding, immediately move to
higher ground.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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Flood Advisory
NMC017-192215-
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Grant NM-
219 PM MDT SAT AUG 19 2017

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a

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

* Until 415 PM MDT

* At 214 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause arroyo and small stream flooding in
portions of the advisory area. Up to one inch of rain has already
fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Gila Hot Springs...
Lake Roberts...
Cliff...
Camp Thunderbird...
Gila...
Cooney...
Riverside...
Copperas Vista...
Rocky Canyon Campground...
Mcmillan Campground...
Sapillo Campground...
Gila Riparian Preserve...
and Black Canyon Campgrounds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.

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

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LAT...LON 3320 10847 3320 10802 3313 10796 3293 10788
3291 10814 3291 10863 3321 10861

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