Lincoln County, New Mexico
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Flash Flood Watch
NMZ508-509-520-524-525-182200-
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SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
510 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING AREAS...LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...SAN FRANCISCO RIVER
VALLEY...SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS AND UPPER
TULAROSA VALLEY.

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON

* REMNANT MOISTURE FROM FORMER HURRICANE ODILE WILL CONTINUE
STREAMING OVER SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST AREAS TODAY BEFORE
SHIFTING EAST OF THE AREA TONIGHT. LOCATIONS SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 60
WILL BE FAVORED FOR ADDITIONAL RAIN ACCUMULATION...SOME OF WHICH
MAY BE HEAVY.

* LOCATIONS WHERE THE GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED FROM RECENT
RAINFALL WILL BE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING. OTHER
VULNERABLE LOCATIONS WILL INCLUDE URBAN AREAS...STEEP TERRAIN
AND BURN SCARS. KEEP A WATCHFUL EYE ON SMALL STREAMS AND
ARROYOS...AND STAY OUT OF FLOODED LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

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.

&&

$$

Flash Flood Watch
NMZ526-538>540-182200-
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SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
510 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING AREAS...CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS...EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY...
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* REMNANT MOISTURE FROM FORMER HURRICANE ODILE WILL CONTINUE
STREAMING OVER THE SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT PLAINS
OF CHAVES AND LINCOLN COUNTIES TODAY AND TONIGHT. AN ADDITIONAL
1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* LOCATIONS WHERE THE GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED FROM RECENT
RAINFALL WILL BE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING. OTHER
VULNERABLE LOCATIONS WILL INCLUDE URBAN AREAS...STEEP TERRAIN AND
BURN SCARS. KEEP A WATCHFUL EYE ON SMALL STREAMS...ARROYOS...
WASHES AND DITCHES...AND STAY OUT OF FLOODED LOW WATER
CROSSINGS.

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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