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Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 8:09 AM MDT on August 31, 2016

Expires 12:30 PM EDT on August 31, 2016


The National Weather Service in Midland has issued a

* Arroyo and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
southwestern Eddy County in southeastern New Mexico...

* until 1100 am MDT

* at 807 am MDT... Doppler radar indicated additional rain causing
Arroyo and Small Stream flooding in the advisory area. Up to three
inches of rain has already fallen in the Queen area the last 24
hours with many other locations receiving 1 to 2 inches.
Additional rainfall will allow for localized flooding of low lying
areas to continue.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Carlsbad... Seven Rivers Airport... Queen...
Carlsbad Caverns National Park... Seven Rivers... Whites City...
Lakewood... Avalon... Living Desert State Park...
Brantley Lake State Park... Carlsbad North...
Lincoln National Forest... Lake Avalon...
Cavern City Air Terminal and Otis.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3270 10417 3202 10411 3202 10483 3268 10462


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729 am MDT Wed Aug 31 2016

The National Weather Service in Midland has issued a

* Arroyo and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
northwestern Eddy County in southeastern New Mexico...

* until 1030 am MDT

* at 725 am MDT... Doppler radar indicated moderate to occasionally
heavy rain causing Arroyo and Small Stream flooding in the
advisory area. Up to two inches of rain has already fallen in
locations around the city of Artesia. Any additional rainfall
only increases the potential for localized flooding of low lying
areas.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Artesia... Cottonwood... Artesia Municipal Airport...
Atoka and Dayton.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3296 10418 3270 10417 3269 10462 3295 10464


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Local Storm Report



08/31/2016 0822 am

Artesia, Eddy County.

Flash flood, reported by trained spotter.


            West ray Avenue, 1.83 inches of rain reported. Street
            flooded curb to curb 3 to 6 inches deep.





08/31/2016 0822 am

Artesia, Eddy County.

Flash flood, reported by trained spotter.


            West ray Avenue, 1.83 inches of rain reported. Street
            flooded curb to curb 3 to 6 inches deep.





08/30/2016 0415 PM

15 miles SW of Carlsbad, Eddy County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Dark Canyon Arroyo is flooding with 20-25 foot deep
            water.





08/30/2016 0415 PM

15 miles SW of Carlsbad, Eddy County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Dark Canyon Arroyo is flooding with 20-25 foot deep
            water.





08/30/2016 0414 PM

20 miles SW of Carlsbad, Eddy County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Last Chance Arroyo flooding resulting in Highway 137 to
            be impassible.





08/30/2016 0414 PM

20 miles SW of Carlsbad, Eddy County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Last Chance Arroyo flooding resulting in Highway 137 to
            be impassible.



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