Taos County, New Mexico
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Flash Flood Watch
NMZ501>507-510>517-020545-
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NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
342 PM MDT SAT AUG 1 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...CHUSKA MOUNTAINS...EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO
MOUNTAINS...FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS...JEMEZ MOUNTAINS...LOWER
CHAMA RIVER VALLEY...NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500
FEET/RED RIVER...NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS...NORTHWEST PLATEAU...SAN
JUAN MOUNTAINS...SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET...
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...WEST CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS...WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU AND WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO
MOUNTAINS.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT

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

* FLASH FLOODING WILL BE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE 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.

&&

$$

Flood Advisory
NMC055-012330-
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TAOS-
328 PM MDT SAT AUG 1 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
NORTHEASTERN TAOS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 530 PM MDT

* AT 326 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS BETWEEN COSTILLA AND RED RIVER.
BETWEEN 1 AND 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN IN THIS AREA
AND UP TO AN ADDITIONAL INCH IS POSSIBLE. THE HEAVIEST RAIN IS
LOCATED NEAR THE SKI RIO SKI AREA. HIGH WATER FLOWS ARE LIKELY IN
COSTILLA CREEK.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
QUESTA...RED RIVER...AMALIA...COSTILLA AND CERRO.

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
COLUMBINE CAMPGROUND...ELEPHANT ROCK CAMPGROUND...FAWN LAKES
CAMPGROUND...GOAT HILL CAMPGROUND...JUNEBUG CAMPGROUND...URRACA
WILDLIFE AREA...ENCHANTED FOREST CROSS COUNTRY SKI AREA...RED RIVER
SKI AREA...AND RIO COSTILLA ACCESS POINT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE HEAVY RAINFALL AND SLOW MOVEMENT OF THESE STORMS MAY RESULT IN
FLOODING OF ROAD INTERSECTIONS AND LOW-LYING
AREAS. WATERS MAY BEGIN TO RUN IN NORMALLY DRY ARROYOS.

&&

LAT...LON 3672 10528 3673 10529 3673 10531 3670 10532
3670 10535 3667 10537 3667 10564 3699 10565
3700 10527 3699 10525

$$

Flood Advisory
NMC033-055-012345-
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MORA-TAOS-
341 PM MDT SAT AUG 1 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
NORTHWESTERN MORA COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO...
SOUTHEASTERN TAOS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 545 PM MDT

* AT 338 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF RANCHOS DE TAOS ALONG
HIGHWAY 518. OTHER STORMS WERE MOVING EAST TOWARD CHACON. A QUICK
ONE TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN IS LIKELY WITH THESE STORMS. IN ADDITION
TO HIGHWAY 518...FOREST SERVICE ROAD 439 AND 76 MAY EXPERIENCE
MINOR FLOODING...ESPECIALLY IN LOW SPOTS WHERE THE ROADS CROSS THE
ARROYOS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
TALPA...CHACON...TRES RITOS...RANCHOS DE TAOS...VADITO...PICURIS
PUEBLO AND RIO LUCIO.

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
AGUA PIEDRA CAMPGROUND...COMALES CAMPGROUND...DURAN CANYON
CAMPGROUND...UPPER LA JUNTA CAMPGROUND...SIPAPU SKI AREA...AND
FLECHADO PICNIC AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE HEAVY RAINFALL AND SLOW MOVEMENT OF THESE STORMS MAY RESULT IN
FLOODING OF ROAD INTERSECTIONS AND LOW-LYING
AREAS. WATERS MAY BEGIN TO RUN IN NORMALLY DRY ARROYOS.

&&

LAT...LON 3636 10549 3616 10533 3602 10541 3621 10574
3635 10572

$$

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