Rio Arriba County, New Mexico
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Flash Flood Warning
NMC028-039-043-280645-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FF.W.0029.140728T0352Z-140728T0645Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
952 PM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
NORTHWESTERN LOS ALAMOS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
NORTHEASTERN SANDOVAL COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
SOUTHEASTERN RIO ARRIBA COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO

* UNTIL 1245 AM MDT

* AT 950 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
VERY HEAVY RAIN FROM NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS WEST OF SANTA CLARA
PUEBLO...OR ABOUT 6 MILES NORTH OF LOS ALAMOS. THE STORMS PRODUCING
VERY HEAVY RAIN WERE WERE MOVING SLOWLY NORTHWEST REPEATEDLY INTO
THE SAME AREA. SURFACE OBSERVATIONS INDICATED AROUND 1 INCH OF
RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE PAST HOUR...WITH ANOTHER ONE HALF INCH TO
1 INCH POSSIBLE. THIS HEAVY RAINFALL IS FALLING ON SOILS ALREADY
SATURATED FROM RAINS THE PAST 2 DAYS.

THIS WILL IMPACT THE LAS CONCHAS BURN SCAR INCLUDING BUT NOT
LIMITED TO SANTA CLARA CANYON...RIO DEL OSO...INDIAN SERVICE
ROUTE 602 AND EASTERN PORTIONS OF VALLES CALDERA.

LAT...LON 3610 10645 3611 10615 3608 10611 3603 10607
3601 10607 3597 10607 3593 10610 3593 10649

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Flood Advisory
NMC028-039-043-049-280700-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FA.Y.0308.140728T0307Z-140728T0700Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LOS ALAMOS-RIO ARRIBA-SANDOVAL-SANTA FE-
907 PM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED AN

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
LOS ALAMOS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
SOUTHEASTERN RIO ARRIBA COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
EAST CENTRAL SANDOVAL COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
NORTHWESTERN SANTA FE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO

* UNTIL 100 AM MDT

* AT 905 PM MDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
NUMEROUS SLOW-MOVING THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL OVER
A LARGE AREA OF THE EASTERN SIDE OF THE JEMEZ MOUNTAINS. SURFACE
OBSERVATIONS AND RADAR INDICATED RAINFALL RATES BETWEEN THREE
QUARTERS OF AN INCH AND 1 INCH OVER PORTIONS OF THE LAS CONCHAS
BURN SCAR...PARTICULARLY SANTA CLARA CANYON. ADDITIONAL STORMS
MOVING NORTHWEST ONTO THE BURN SCAR WILL ENHANCE THE POTENTIAL
FOR FLOODING THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

THIS WILL IMPACT THE LAS CONCHAS BURN SCAR INCLUDING BUT NOT
LIMITED TO LOS ALAMOS...SANTA CLARA CANYON...RIO DEL OSO...CAMP MAY
ROAD...QUEMAZAN TRAIL...HIGHWAY 4 FROM STATE ROAD 501 JUNCTION TO
LAS CONCHAS CAMPGROUND...INDIAN SERVICE ROUTE 602...BANDELIER
NATIONAL MONUMENT...FRIJOLES CANYON...COCHITI CANYON...PERALTA
CANYON...DOME WILDERNESS AND EASTERN PORTION OF VALLES CALDERA.

* 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...

RUNOFF FROM RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED WATER LEVELS WITHIN
VULNERABLE DRAINAGES IN AND DOWNSTREAM OF THE LAS CONCHAS 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 3607 10654 3626 10645 3621 10634 3622 10625
3611 10613 3601 10606 3582 10616 3575 10625
3558 10635 3561 10652

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