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New Mexico, Northern Lea County

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:02 PM MDT on September 18, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on September 19, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Friday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* the following areas in southeast New Mexico... eddy and Lea
counties... Guadalupe Mountains. In Texas... Andrews... Borden
... Davis/Apache Mountains area... Dawson... Ector... Gaines...
Glasscock... Guadalupe Mountains... Howard... Loving... Martin...
Midland... Mitchell... Reeves County and upper trans
Pecos... Scurry... Van Horn and Highway 54 corridor and Winkler.

* Through Friday evening

* abundant moisture from the remnants of Tropical Storm Odile will
move into the region through Friday. 1 to 2 inches of rain is
possible in these areas... with isolated 3 to 5 inch totals
possible.

* Flooding of creeks... arroyos... low water crossings... and city
streets will be possible.

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.




Local Storm Report



09/18/2014 0800 am

Hobbs, Lea County.

Flash flood, reported by dept of highways.


            The New Mexico department of transportaion reported 4 to
            6 inches of water running over several roads in Hobbs. No
            roads are closed at this time.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 12:35 PM CDT on September 18, 2014



... Preliminary 24 hour rainfall reports...

Location amount time/date

... New Mexico...

... Eddy...
Carlsbad co-op 1.91 in 0700 am 09/18
3 W Whites City 1.53 in 1152 am 09/18
2 E Carlsbad 1.34 in 1209 PM 09/18
3 ENE Queen 1.28 in 1113 am 09/18
2 WSW Carlsbad north 1.22 in 1210 PM 09/18
1 SSW Carlsbad north 1.15 in 0600 am 09/18
2 WNW Carlsbad 1.00 in 0611 am 09/18
Artesia 6s co-op 0.53 in 0830 am 09/18
3 SW Cottonwood 0.29 in 0800 am 09/18
7 NW Maljamar 0.05 in 1140 am 09/18

... Lea...
Hobbs 5nw mesonet 2.01 in 1200 PM 09/18
18 NE Red Bluff Lake 1.32 in 1139 am 09/18
1 W Monument 0.98 in 0720 am 09/18
Hobbs 0.80 in 1140 am 09/18
Nadine 2e 0.56 in 0900 am 09/18
Hobbs co-op 0.55 in 0900 am 09/18
Tatum co-op 0.35 in 0700 am 09/18
2 WSW Tatum 0.27 in 0100 PM 09/18
Caprock 0.10 in 0800 am 09/18
3 SSE Hobbs 0.03 in 1207 PM 09/18

... Texas...

... Andrews...
Andrews cnty ap 0.42 in 0655 am 09/18
Andrews #2 coop 0.27 in 0800 am 09/18
1 E Andrews 0.19 in 0800 am 09/18

... Borden...
3 W Fluvanna 5.08 in 0100 PM 09/18
Gail 3.21 in 0100 PM 09/18
2 ESE Gail 0.33 in 0800 am 09/18

... Brewster...
6 N Paisano Pass 0.02 in 1210 PM 09/18
alpine co-op 0.01 in 0800 am 09/18

... Culberson...
The Pinery RAWS 2.44 in 1152 am 09/18
Pine Springs mesonet 2.28 in 0100 PM 09/18
3 WNW McKittrick Canyon 2.15 in 1154 am 09/18
2 NNW Pine Springs 2.06 in 1138 am 09/18
Guadalupe Pass ASOS 1.91 in 0651 am 09/18
1 E McKittrick Canyon 1.12 in 1204 PM 09/18
5 ENE Van Horn 0.57 in 0900 am 09/18
Van Horn co-op 0.56 in 0750 am 09/18

... Dawson...
2 se Lamesa 0.20 in 0100 PM 09/18
Lamesa 1sse co-op 0.08 in 0829 am 09/18

... Ector...
Odessa 1se co-op 0.91 in 0600 am 09/18
Odessa-Schlemeyer Field airpor 0.91 in 1200 PM 09/18
3 NNE Odessa 0.25 in 1210 PM 09/18

... Gaines...
Gaines County Airport-AWOS 0.27 in 1200 PM 09/18
Seminole co-op 0.17 in 0100 PM 09/18
1 NE Seminole 0.16 in 0800 am 09/18
Seagraves 0.09 in 0100 PM 09/18

... Glasscock...
4 SW Saint Lawrence 0.20 in 0100 PM 09/18

... Howard...
1 ESE Big Spring 2.25 in 0500 am 09/18
Big Spring Field Station co-op 0.83 in 0800 am 09/18
Big Spring AWOS 0.54 in 0655 am 09/18
Lomax 1sse mesonet 0.52 in 0100 PM 09/18
Big Spring 5ne co-op 0.35 in 0700 am 09/18

... Jeff Davis...
Kent 8se co-op 0.36 in 0700 am 09/18
Mount Locke co-op 0.02 in 0804 am 09/18

... Midland...
1 W Midland 0.33 in 0705 am 09/18
Midland international 0.12 in 1200 PM 09/18
Midland RAWS 0.10 in 1203 PM 09/18
5 SSW Cotton Flat 0.06 in 0800 am 09/18

... Mitchell...
Beals creek near Westbrook gag 0.55 in 1130 am 09/18

... Presidio...
Municipal Airport AWOS 0.26 in 0655 am 09/18
Presidio 2 0.11 in 1000 am 09/18
Valentine 10wsw co-op 0.06 in 0700 am 09/18
1 SW Shafter 0.05 in 1206 PM 09/18

... Scurry...
3 E Snyder 1.03 in 0100 PM 09/18
Snyder AWOS 0.75 in 1200 PM 09/18
Snyder co-op 0.63 in 0700 am 09/18
Snyder 0.47 in 0800 am 09/18

... Upton...
Odessa 5w 1.51 in 0500 am 09/18

... Winkler...
Winkler County Airport ASOS 0.01 in 0653 am 09/18

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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