Socorro County, New Mexico
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Flash Flood Watch
NMZ501>527-271200-
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NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-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-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
338 PM MDT TUE AUG 26 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...ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA...CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS...EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...
ESTANCIA VALLEY...FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS...JEMEZ MOUNTAINS...
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY...LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...NORTHERN
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER...NORTHWEST
HIGHLANDS...NORTHWEST PLATEAU...RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA...SAN
FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY...SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...SANDIA/MANZANO
MOUNTAINS...SANTA FE METRO AREA...SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS
ABOVE 9500 FEET...SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS...UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY...WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...WEST CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS...WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU AND WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO
MOUNTAINS.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* A SURGE OF DEEP SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO STREAM
NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AND SOME OF THESE WILL BE CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WITH A HEIGHTENED RISK OF FLASH
FLOODING.

* THE MOST VULNERABLE LOCATIONS WILL INCLUDE STEEP TERRAIN...URBAN
AREAS AND AREAS RECENTLY IMPACTED AND SCARRED BY WILDFIRES. KEEP
A WATCHFUL EYE ON ARROYOS AND SMALL STREAMS...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 THE LATEST FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD
FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

Flood Advisory
NMC053-271115-
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SOCORRO-
220 AM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED AN

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
CENTRAL SOCORRO COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW MEXICO

* UNTIL 515 AM MDT

* AT 215 AM MDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
PERSISTENT AREA OF HEAVY RAINFALL STREAMING SLOWLY NORTHEAST OVER
MUCH OF EASTERN SOCORRO COUNTY. RADAR ESTIMATED BETWEEN 1 AND 2
INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN SINCE 11 PM...WITH ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS
OF 1 TO 1.5 INCHES LIKELY. THE HEAVIEST RAIN HAS IMPACTED MANY
OF THE COUNTY ROADS NORTH OF HIGHWAY 380 RUNNING NORTH INTO THE
HIGHER TERRAIN. HEAVY RAIN HAS ALSO IMPACTED HIGHWAY 380 FROM
SAN ANTONIO TO BINGHAM. MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE
OVER THIS AREA THROUGH 5 AM.

* STRONG FLOWS AND HIGH WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED IN ARROYOS...SMALL
STREAMS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS. RAPID RUNOFF CAN ALSO BE
EXPECTED IMMEDIATELY OVER AND DOWNSTREAM FROM WILDFIRE BURN SCARS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO TELL HOW MUCH
WATER IS ON THE ROAD...DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FAST MOVING WATER OF
UNKNOWN DEPTH.

&&

LAT...LON 3348 10710 3426 10668 3426 10612 3347 10659

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