EL PASO County, Texas
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Flash Flood Warning
NMC013-TXC141-229-180530-
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
942 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
CENTRAL HUDSPETH COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS...
EL PASO COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS...
SOUTH CENTRAL DONA ANA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...
THIS WARNING EXTENDS AND EXPANDS THE PREVIOUS WARNING

* UNTIL 1130 PM MDT

* AT 936 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MISSION VALLEY...
EAST EL PASO...
NORTHEAST EL PASO...
WEST EL PASO...
SUNLAND PARK...
HORIZON CITY...
FABENS...
CENTRAL EL PASO...
FORT HANCOCK...
CORNUDAS...
COLONIA DEL PASO...
LAKE WAY ESTATES...
FRANKLIN MOUNTAINS STATE PARK...
HUECO TANKS...

MANY LOCATIONS HAVE REPORTED OVER 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN IN LESS THAN ONE HOUR.
THERE ARE EXTENSIVE ROAD CLOSURES AFFECTING TRAFFIC INCLUDING MAJOR
DISRUPTIONS ON INTERSTATE 10.

DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES MORE THUNDERSTORMS UPSTREAM IN MEXICO MOVING
EAST TOWARD EL PASO IN THE NEXT HOUR.

IF YOU DON'T HAVE TO TRAVEL STAY IN PLACE.
MONITOR LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS FOR LATEST WEATHER AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS.


LAT...LON 3127 10509 3112 10571 3138 10600 3139 10609
3146 10621 3172 10638 3178 10659 3196 10671
3194 10514

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Flash Flood Watch
NMZ412>417-TXZ418>424-180515-
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CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-OTERO MESA-
WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY-EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY-
NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS-SALT BASIN-
SOUTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALAMOGORDO...TULAROSA...
WHITE SANDS MONUMENT...OROGRANDE...
WHITE SANDS RANGE HEADQUARTERS...CHAPARRAL...MESCALERO...
MOUNTAIN PARK...TIMBERON...CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT...
MAYHILL...SACRAMENTO...PINON...CROW FLATS...DOWNTOWN...
WEST EL PASO...UPPER VALLEY...FORT BLISS...SOCORRO...
EAST AND NORTHEAST EL PASO...HUECO TANKS...LOMA LINDA...
DELL CITY...CORNUDAS...SALT FLAT...SIERRA BLANCA...FABENS...
TORNILLO...FORT HANCOCK
303 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NM AND TX...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
NM...CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN...EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS
BELOW 7500 FEET...OTERO MESA...SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500
FEET...SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN AND WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO
MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET. IN TX...EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO
COUNTY...NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS...RIO
GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES...
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY...SALT BASIN...
SOUTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS AND WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY.

* THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING

* SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY WITH MODERATE TO
HEAVY RAIN. AN AREA-WIDE INCREASE IN RAIN COVERAGE TONIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY AS THE REMNANTS OF ODILE MOVE ACROSS FROM THE
WEST.

* NORMALLY DRY ARROYOS...STREAMS...AND RIVER COULD BE QUICKLY
FILLED WITH FAST MOVING WATER...MUD AND DEBRIS. LOW WATER
CROSSINGS WILL LIKELY BECOME IMPASSABLE. SEVERAL RIVERS WILL
LIKELY REACH BANKFULL AND RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. FLOODING OF
HOMES AND BUSINESSES IN LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE AREAS WILL
BE POSSIBLE. SOME FLOODING COULD BECOME LIFE THREATENING.
PEOPLE LIVING IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE
ACTION IF RISING WATER IS SEEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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