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New Mexico, Lower Chama River Valley

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:43 PM MDT on August 02, 2015

Expires 5:00 AM EDT on August 03, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* a portion of north and central nm... including the following
areas... east slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains... far northeast
Highlands... far northwest Highlands... Jemez Mountains... lower
Chama River Valley... northeast Highlands... northern Sangre de
Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River... northwest Highlands... Raton
ridge/Johnson Mesa... San Juan Mountains... southern Sangre de
Cristos above 9500 feet... upper Rio Grande Valley and west slopes
Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

* Through late tonight

* numerous slow-moving thunderstorms will bring periods of very
heavy rainfall to much of north central and northwest New Mexico
through tonight. A heightened flash flood threat will persist
with rainfall rates commonly approaching 1 to 3 inches per hour.
While the focus for the most widespread thunderstorm activity
will occur before midnight... latest indications suggest areas
near the Colorado line will remain very active well into the
overnight.

* 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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Arizona - Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
American Samoa - Flood Advisory
California - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Florida - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Public Information Statement
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Michigan - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Special Statement, Beach Hazard Statement
Minnesota - Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Montana - Record Report
Nebraska - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Special Statement
New Mexico - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
New York - Coastal Hazard Statement
North Carolina - Coastal Flood Advisory
North Dakota - Public Information Statement
Oregon - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
South Carolina - Special Statement
South Dakota - Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Air Quality Alert
Texas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Washington - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Wisconsin - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
- Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Small Craft Advisory