Catron County, New Mexico
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Flash Flood Watch
NMZ502-508-510>515-526>532-290300-
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CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
UNION COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
1029 AM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING AREAS...CHUSKA MOUNTAINS...EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO
MOUNTAINS...EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS...
HARDING COUNTY...JEMEZ MOUNTAINS...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS...NORTHERN
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER...RATON
RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA...SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS... SOUTH CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS...SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET...
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS...UNION COUNTY AND WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE
CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* THE COMBINATION OF NUMEROUS SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS AND
SATURATED GROUND WILL SUPPORT THE THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING
ACROSS THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF NEW MEXICO AND AREAS IN AND NEAR
THE HIGH TERRAIN OF NORTHERN...WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO.

* MUCH OF THE NORTHEAST PLAINS RECEIVED HEAVY RAIN ON SUNDAY AND
SUNDAY NIGHT AND THIS AREA WILL SEE QUICK RESPONSES TO ANY HEAVY
RAIN TODAY. ADDITIONALLY...STEEP TERRAIN AND ESPECIALLY BURN
SCARS WILL BE PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING. AREAS
NEAR ARROYOS...SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS ARE ALSO FAVORED FOR
FLASH FLOODING. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS CLOSELY AND BE
PREPARED TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION IF A WARNING OR ADVISORY IS
ISSUED.

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
NMZ501-503>507-509-290300-
/O.EXA.KABQ.FF.A.0006.140728T1800Z-140729T0900Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
1029 AM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...FAR NORTHWEST
HIGHLANDS...NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS...NORTHWEST PLATEAU...SAN
FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY...WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...WEST CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS AND WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* NUMEROUS SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT AREAS OF WESTERN
NEW MEXICO...PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL WHICH WILL LIKELY LEAD TO
LOCALIZED FLOODING LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT.

* STEEP TERRAIN AND ESPECIALLY BURN SCARS WILL BE PARTICULARLY
SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING. AREAS NEAR ARROYOS...SMALL STREAMS
AND CREEKS ARE ALSO FAVORED FOR FLASH FLOODING. MONITOR THE
LATEST FORECASTS CLOSELY AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION
IF A WARNING OR ADVISORY IS ISSUED.

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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