Socorro County, New Mexico
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Flash Flood Warning
NMC053-022330-
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
338 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
CENTRAL SOCORRO COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 530 PM MDT

* AT 334 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN FROM THE MAGDALENA MOUNTAINS
EASTWARD ACROSS THE RIO GRANDE INCLUDING SOCORRO. RADAR ESTIMATED
OVER 3 INCHES OF RAIN QUICKLY FELL ON THE NORTHEAST SLOPES OF THE
MAGDALENA MOUNTAINS...INCLUDING HIGHWAY 60 BETWEEN MAGDALENA AND
SOCORRO. FLASH FLOODING IS LIKELY AT THE WATER CANYON CAMP GROUND
AND IN WATER CANYON FROM ITS HEADWATERS TO THE RIO GRANDE. FLASH
FLOODING IS ALSO LIKELY IN SIXMILE CANYON.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SOCORRO AND ESCONDIDA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

BOTH LOCALIZED AND DISTANT HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CREATE SUDDEN AND
DANGEROUS FLOWS IN ARROYOS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

DO NOT CAMP ALONG STREAMS AND RIVERS. REMAIN ALERT WHEN HIKING IN
STEEP...NARROW CANYONS. KNOW WHERE YOU ARE RELATIVE TO LOW SPOTS AND
DRAINAGES.

&&

LAT...LON 3418 10705 3414 10685 3400 10685 3398 10697
3399 10718 3405 10719 3412 10719 3417 10714

$$

Flash Flood Watch
NMZ520-524-030545-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
243 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NM...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND SOUTH
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT

* SLOW-MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WILL BRING PERIODS OF VERY HEAVY
RAINFALL THAT MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY EXTENDING EASTWARD TO THE OSCURA
MOUNTAINS AND CHUPADERO MESA. EXPECT RAINFALL RATES COMMONLY
APPROACHING 1 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR.

* LOCALES THAT WILL BE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE
THOSE 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.

&&

$$

Flash Flood Watch
NMZ501-502-505>509-518-519-521>523-532-533-030545-
/O.CON.KABQ.FF.A.0013.000000T0000Z-150803T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
243 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NM...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...CHUSKA MOUNTAINS...EASTERN SAN MIGUEL
COUNTY...ESTANCIA VALLEY...GUADALUPE COUNTY...MIDDLE RIO GRANDE
VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA...NORTHWEST PLATEAU...SAN FRANCISCO
RIVER VALLEY...SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS...SANTA FE METRO AREA...
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS...WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...WEST CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS AND WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT

* A VERY MOIST AIRMASS REMAINS IN PLACE AND THIS WILL SUPPORT
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS...PRIMARILY OVER CENTRAL TO
NORTHWESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. PERIODS OF HEAVY
RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING WITH RAINFALL RATES COMMONLY
APPROACHING 1 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR.

* LOCALES THAT WILL BE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE
THOSE 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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