Taos County, New Mexico
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Flash Flood Watch
NMZ503-504-510>517-527>529-030545-
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FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST 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-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
243 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NM...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...FAR NORTHEAST
HIGHLANDS...FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS...JEMEZ MOUNTAINS...LOWER
CHAMA RIVER VALLEY...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS...NORTHERN SANGRE DE
CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER...NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS...RATON
RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA...SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...SOUTHERN SANGRE DE
CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET...UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND WEST SLOPES
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* NUMEROUS SLOW-MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WILL BRING PERIODS OF VERY
HEAVY RAINFALL TO MUCH OF NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST NEW MEXICO
THROUGH TONIGHT. A HEIGHTENED FLASH FLOOD THREAT WILL PERSIST
WITH RAINFALL RATES COMMONLY APPROACHING 1 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR.
WHILE THE FOCUS FOR THE MOST WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
WILL OCCUR BEFORE MIDNIGHT...LATEST INDICATIONS SUGGEST AREAS
NEAR THE COLORADO LINE WILL REMAIN VERY ACTIVE WELL INTO THE
OVERNIGHT.

* 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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