Colfax County, New Mexico
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Flash Flood Watch
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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-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
UNION COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
353 AM MDT FRI JUL 31 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...CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...DE BACA COUNTY...EAST SLOPES SANGRE
DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...FAR NORTHEAST
HIGHLANDS...GUADALUPE COUNTY...HARDING COUNTY...NORTHEAST
HIGHLANDS...NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED
RIVER...QUAY COUNTY...RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA...SOUTHERN SANGRE
DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET...UNION COUNTY AND WEST SLOPES SANGRE
DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* A VERY MOIST AIR MASS REMAINS IN PLACE OVER MUCH OF NEW
MEXICO...AND ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
TO PERIODICALLY DEVELOP TODAY AND TONIGHT. THERE IS POTENTIAL
FOR PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL...AND RAINFALL RATES WILL
COMMONLY APPROACH 1 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR WITH SOME HEAVIER
DOWNPOURS POSSIBLE IN LOCALIZED AREAS.

* FLASH FLOODING WILL BE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE 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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