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New Mexico, Lowlands of the Bootheel

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:55 AM MDT on July 31, 2014

Expires 10:00 AM EDT on August 02, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 8 am MDT this morning through
Saturday morning...

The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has
expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of nm and TX... including
the following areas... in nm... lowlands of the bootheel...
southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley... southwest desert/lower
Gila River valley... southwest desert/Mimbres basin... uplands of
the bootheel and upper Gila River valley. 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.

* Saturated soil conditions from previous rains combined with
expected heavy rainfall over the next 3 days will generate
excessive rain runoff with a potential for flash flooding
along drainages... small streams... arroyos and low lying areas.

* Widespread areas of rainfall of 1 to 3 inches... with a few
areas possibly totaling 4-5 inches... through Saturday night.

* Normally dry arroyos and streams could be quickly filled with
fast moving water... mud and debris. Low water crossing
roadways could become impassable. Flooding of poorly drained
streets and intersections is possible for urban areas.

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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