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New Mexico, Southern Tularosa Basin

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:41 PM MDT on July 30, 2014

Expires 10:00 AM EDT on August 02, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Thursday morning through
Saturday morning...

The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has
issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of nm... including the
following areas... central Tularosa basin... east slopes
Sacramento Mountains below 7500 feet... eastern Black Range
foothills... northern Dona Ana County... Otero Mesa... Sacramento
Mountains above 7500 feet... Sierra County lakes... southern
Gila foothills/Mimbres valley... southern Gila Highlands/Black
Range... southern Tularosa basin and west slopes Sacramento
Mountains below 7500 feet.

* From Thursday morning through Saturday morning

* 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.

* 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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